Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Experiences of Mexican Immigrant Women Living in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area
by Williams Soberanes, Claudia, M.A., The George Washington University, 2012, 96; 1517163
Abstract (Summary)

Despite the increasing flow of women migrating from Mexico to the United States and the recognition of this phenomenon in the most up-to-date literature, only a few studies have included the voices and experiences of Mexican immigrant women in particular. A central aim of this project is to make visible the experiences of a sample of Mexican women living in the Washington metropolitan area. This project is a first step towards understanding their challenges and opportunities, but it is also an effort to learn more about what brought them to the United States capital, a question that is especially interesting because Mexicans are less likely than other Latin American groups to settle in Washington.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Riedner, Rachel, Pena, Elaine
Commitee: Dietch, Cynthia
School: The George Washington University
Department: Women's Studies
School Location: United States -- District of Columbia
Source: MAI 51/02M(E), Masters Abstracts International
Source Type: DISSERTATION
Subjects: American history, Womens studies, Public policy, Hispanic American studies
Keywords: Immigrant women experiences', Mexican immigrant women, Mexican migration, Qualitative research, Washington, D.C.
Publication Number: 1517163
ISBN: 978-1-267-57864-8
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