Isolation, integration, and ethnic boundaries in rural Guatemala

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dc.contributor.author Pebley, Anne
dc.contributor.author Goldman, Noreen
dc.contributor.author Robles Soto, Arodys
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-12T20:46:36Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-12T20:46:36Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.issn 1533-8525
dc.identifier.uri http://biblioteca.ccp.ucr.ac.cr/handle/123456789/1131
dc.description.abstract We investigate two perspectives about the effects of reduced discrimination and greater social and economic opportunities on ethnic identity in rural areas of contemporary Guatemala. Our analysis contrasts the effects of new opportunities in Indigenous communities on language use and dress, using data from the 1995 Encuesta Guatemalteca de Salud Familiar (EGSF). While the use of both dress and language has changed substantially in recent years, language use has changed considerably more than dress. We conclude that, in this context, economic opportunities have not necessarily diminished ethnic solidarity, but may have instead reshaped it. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Midwest Sociological Society en
dc.rights Atribución-NoComercial-CompartirIgual 3.0 Costa Rica *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/cr/ *
dc.subject Grupos étnicos es
dc.subject Comunidades rurales es
dc.subject Población rural es
dc.subject Dialectos es
dc.title Isolation, integration, and ethnic boundaries in rural Guatemala en
dc.title.alternative The Sociological Quarterly, 46:2 en
dc.type Article en


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