(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2013)

Document title

Mestizage and public opinion in Latin America

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

TELLES E. (1) ; GARCIA D. (1) ;
(1) Princeton Univ., Princeton, ETATS-UNIS


This article examines mestizage and public opinion in Latin America (Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia,the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru). Across countries, it finds partial evidence that the strength of earlier nation-making mestizaje ideas is related to support for mestizaje today, and that strong multicultural policies may have actually strengthened such support. It discovers that the national principle of mestizaje is associated with more tolerant attitudes about intermarriage, especially in countries with large Afro-descendant populations that most Latin Americans


Article of periodic

published at : Latin American research review / ISSN 0023-8791

Editor : Latin American Studies Association, Pittsburgh, PA - ETATS-UNIS (1965)

Millesime : 2013, vol. 48, no3 [pp. 130-152]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 1 fig., 4 tabl.




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