Get this from a library! La cuestión étnica: algunos problemas teórico- metodológicos. [Rodolfo Stavenhagen]. La Cuestión Étnica. Derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas. Conflictos étnicos y estado nacional. Entre la ley y la costumbre: el derecho. Rodolfo Stavenhagen, sociólogo, investigador y profesor emérito del La cuestión étnica, Derechos humanos de los pueblos indígenas.

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A Revised and Updated Edition. Discovering a Racial Problem in Brazil. Social boundaries are not fixed over time. The Language Situation in Mexico. This study examines ethnic boundary crossing and its impact on estimates of educational disparities in the specific context of Mexico, a country with the largest indigenous population in the Western hemisphere Layton and Patrinos rkdolfo Learn more at Author Central.

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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Finally, regional dummy variables are also included as predictors in the models to control for differences in attitudes towards indigenous peoples across regions of the country. During his etmica lifetime his origins may be remembered fodolfo he may still be called an Indian, but he will be treated as a ladino for most everyday purposes. Language proficiency is therefore an overly restrictive criterion for indigenous identification. Editorial Nuestro Tiempo; The sample of children in this figure is limited to those whose parents are both classified as indigenous in order to control for the higher rate of intermarriage for mothers with more education.

As Lutz notes, these findings are consistent with an assimilationist perspective according to which parents of higher socioeconomic status are more integrated into the dominant culture rodolfk are therefore less likely to transmit their language of origin to their children. Older children may have gained a greater understanding of an indigenous language. In contrast to Afro-Latin American countries such as Brazil, in Indo-Latin American countries, which include not only Mexico but most countries in Central America and the Andean region, the primary socially-recognized ethnic distinction between the indigenous and non-indigenous population xtavenhagen not based on phenotypical differences.

The way that indigenous peoples are identified in the population census and other official sources is changing rapidly not only in Mexico but in other Latin American countries as well Layton and Patrinos The Dignity of Working Men: Yet we do not know how the use of this new criterion affects the rate at which children will retain the indigenous classification of their parents, or estimates cuestuon the disadvantage faced by indigenous peoples.


Atavenhagen 1 shows the percentage of individuals in different age groups who are classified as indigenous based on language proficiency and proxy self-identification according to the Mexican census. Statistical models are frequently used, for example, to examine the differences in educational attainment, occupational status and income between individuals in different racial and ethnic categories, and to apportion the differences dtnica various explanatory factors e.

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Little Brown and Company; Ethnic Groups and Boundaries. Stevens argues that intergenerational language shift in the U. Princeton University Press; By contrast, only Language retention and indigenous identification are expected to be lower in more urban areas where children will be exposed to many more cultural influences.

The Significance rkdolfo Skin Color in Brazil.

Class and Ethnicity in Mexico: To control for the effect of intermarriage I therefore include as a predictor the indigenous identification of the other parent in the regression models for both indigenous mothers and fathers. It is therefore surprising that when people are allowed greater freedom to choose their own ethnic identification and that of their children they rrodolfo frequently choose to identify as indigenous. However, all the results presented below were replicated using language comprehension as an alternative criterion.

Four population sizes are distinguished: His children will definitely be considered to be ladinos.

Municipal-level random effects are necessary to properly estimate the regression coefficients for the municipal-level predictors described below. As some researchers have noted, there are limits to the racial whitening process based on physical appearance in countries like Brazil Wade ; Telles Also, individuals who have left their communities of origin may be precisely those with less attachment to their indigenous heritage, and who may therefore be less likely to pass on their indigenous identification to their children.


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The social boundary that separates the indigenous population from the rest of Mexican society is instead defined based on characteristics such as language use, cultural practices and a subjective sense of belonging. Latinos and the Economy: How Puerto Rico Became White: Intergenerational Changes in Racial Classification in Brazil.

Indigenous Rights, Diversity and Democracy. Moreover, because an indigenous identity creates an impediment to entry into the middle and upper classes Colby and van den Berghe ; Pitt-Rivers ; Nutiniupwardly mobile individuals may have a particular desire for themselves and their children to be considered as non-indigenous, which would lead to a systematic shift away from the indigenous category with greater parental socioeconomic status.

Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Pennsylvania State University Press; Human Rights and Multiculturalism in Neoliberal Mexico. Bulletin of Latin American Research. Stanford University Press; AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Race Mixture in the History of Latin America. On the other hand, because it is stavenhaagen restrictive, proxy self-identification might retain those individuals who have lost the ability to speak an indigenous language but who nevertheless feel connected to and proud of their indigenous heritage.

Results Descriptive Results Figure 1 shows the percentage of individuals in different age groups who are classified as indigenous based on stavdnhagen proficiency and proxy self-identification according to the Mexican census.

Ethnic Relations in Southeastern Mexico. Racial Ambiguity among the Brazilian Population. The Idea etinca Race in Latin America, — The Study of Boundaries in the Social Sciences. These schools teach preschool and primary school children in indigenous languages, and are therefore expected to increase language retention across generations.

Once again, the disadvantage of sstavenhagen classified as indigenous according to language proficiency is much larger than that faced by those classified as indigenous based on proxy self-identification, suggesting that language proficiency is a better measure of disadvantage the difference is statistically significant at the.

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