Synthesize and analyze each assigned author’s interpretatation, indicating the key factors contributing to ethnic identity formation by Mexican-American political elites in the early 1990s and Andean South American immigrants in the twenty-first century, respectively.

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Assignment 11: Divergent Latino Identities: Mexican-American Political Elites and Andean South American Immigrants [Paper Submission]

Readings:

  1. Article: Laura E. Gomez, ‘The Birth of the ‘Hispanic’ Generation: Attitudes of Mexican-American Political Elites Toward the Hispanic Label,’ Latin American Perspectives (1992): 45-56. The Hispanic Generation
  2. Chapter: Marie Price, ‘Andean South Americans and Cultural Networks’ (in Christopher A. Airriess, ed., Contemporary Ethnic Geographies in America, Rowman and Littlefield, 2016, 191-211). Andean South Americans

Guidelines Question:

Synthesize and analyze each assigned author’s interpretatation, indicating the key factors contributing to ethnic identity formation by Mexican-American political elites in the early 1990s and Andean South American immigrants in the twenty-first century, respectively. How did the creation of each ethnic designation label correspond to the historical and political circumstances being experienced by that Latino group?

Make sure that your paper gives examples, excerpts quotations, and develops logical arguments within a cohesive overall interpretation. One full single spaced page. About 120 words each paragraph.