publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Generational Variations in Mexican-Origin Intermarriage

Cedillo, Rosalio;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Country: United States
Abstract
This dissertation examines intermarriage across generations of the Mexican-origin population in order to better understand how this population is incorporating in U.S. society, and looks at parental migration status and parental nativity as factors that may impede or facilitate intermarriage incorporation. Using data from the Immigration and Intergenerational Mobility in Metropolitan Los Angeles (IIMMLA) survey the research shows that: the majority of intermarriages among the Mexican-origin population occur with non-Hispanic white spouses, third-generation Mexican-American women are significantly more likely to intermarry with non-Hispanic whites compared with t...
Subjects
free text keywords: Sociology, immigration
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