Acculturation: A Third Dimension

Authors

  • Eric J. Lopez New Mexico State University
  • Loretta Salas New Mexico State University
  • Eva Menchaca-López New Mexico State University

Abstract

The following is a theoretical model that assists in conceptualizing a recent phenomenon of Native Mexican Indian families living on the borderlands and attending schools in the United States. The foundation for the model is taken from Matthiason’s (1968) two culture matrix model, with the added dimension of the “z” axis encompassing the third culture.

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Published

2013-06-20