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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Hispanic Policy Development Project; Drawing on this assimilationist perspective we may similarly hypothesize that indigenous parents of higher socioeconomic status in Mexico will be less likely to transmit their proficiency in an indigenous language to their children. Nevertheless, when an individual is asked by the census if he or she considers him or herself to be indigenous, the response is based on his or her affiliation with a specific group.

However, just as with skin color classification in Afro-Latin American countries, movement across the social boundary separating indigenous and non-indigenous peoples is quite common, and may in turn affect our estimates of social disparities. In the analysis below I use data from the Mexican census to examine the ethnic classification of children of indigenous parents.

Columbia University Press; His children will definitely be considered to be ladinos. A Case Study in Western Mexico.

Perspectives from Latin America. Parents could potentially choose to identify their children as indigenous for instrumental reasons. Cultural Incorporation in Europe and the United States.

Social Protection Discussion Paper No. Please try your request again later. In the analysis below I will specifically examine the rate at which children of indigenous parents will be classified in the same ethnic category as stavenhzgen parents when each of the two systems of classification is used.

Latinos and the Economy: In particular, a higher socioeconomic status leads to a shift towards whiter categories.


Ethnic Identification and its Consequences for Measuring Inequality in Mexico

The odds that a child will be identified as indigenous actually increase with every additional year of education of the mother and of the father once all other relevant factors are controlled Model 3 in both panels. Following critics of the quality of instruction at these schools, I will also test whether their presence improves educational outcomes for children in the second part of my statistical analysis. Support Center Support Center. First, with regards to language proficiency, the questionnaire asks whether each household resident speaks an indigenous language and if so, which one.

Similarly, Francis and Tannuri-Pianto find that higher family socioeconomic status is associated with lighter racial self-classification among Brazilian college students. Tinajero Guadalupe, Englander Karen.

Ethnic Identification and its Consequences for Measuring Inequality in Mexico

Both parents need stavenhagej be residing in the same household as the child. Similarly, the presence of indigenous language schools appears to increase indigenous language maintenance among children of indigenous parents, but not their odds of being classified as indigenous based on proxy self-identification. Percent children of indigenous parents classified as indigenous by years of education of mother a.

Encouraged by indigenous rights activists and international organizations, many countries are moving towards a classification system based on self-identification instead of relying on language proficiency.

However, as Alba Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Ethnic Relations in Southeastern Mexico. Endogenous Race in Brazil: However, movement across racial boundaries based on skin color is not completely random, but instead shows some systematic tendencies. Annual Review of Anthropology. Government assistance programs are also largely need-based, rather than targeted at specific ethnic groups.

Children of indigenous parents are much less likely to be classified as indigenous according to language proficiency, especially when their parents have higher levels of educational attainment. The ability and willingness of parents to classify their children in a different category as themselves will depend on the exact criteria for ethnic classification.


Boundary Dynamics and Intercensus Racial Reclassification.

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I find that movement across the ethnic boundary depends on which stavenhage the two criteria currently recognized by the Mexican census is used. Economic Development and Cultural Change.

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 of the disadvantage faced by indigenous peoples.

Critics of government-sponsored education programs and other economic assistance programs geared towards indigenous groups, charged that they were motivated by a homogenizing agenda that suppressed alternative cultural identities Warman stavenhagsn al. This new cycle of protest, epitomized by the Zapatista rebellion in Southeastern Mexico, may have served to strengthen indigenous identities over the past decade.

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Only one child from each mother is chosen at random to avoid overweighing population groups with higher fertility rates. Bulletin of Latin American Research. Stigmatization may also play a efnica role in rodofo loss. Journal of Human Resources. Hall Gillette, Patrinos Harry A. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Multiculturalism in Latin America: Being considered indigenous has historically been stigmatizing, leading many to consciously distance themselves from the indigenous category if at all possible Pitt-Rivers ; Friedlander ; Bonfil Batalla [] ; Nutini The crossing of the ethnic boundary may therefore involve little else than learning the language and customs of the larger ladino sometimes referred to as mestizo population.