Mestizaje: The All-Inclusive Fiction

Manrique-Robles, Linnete. 2018. Mestizaje: The All-Inclusive Fiction. Doctoral thesis, Goldsmiths, University of London [Thesis]

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Abstract or Description

This project examines the historical development of the ideology of mestizaje (racial and cultural mixture) in relation to the making of Mexico as a nation and the consolidation of the figure of the mestizo as the official national race. I am concerned with how mestizaje circulates and is (re-) produced across the public arena of politics, education and popular culture, and how it becomes part of everyday life. I also explore how mestizaje has been re-imagined with the concurrent rise of neoliberalism and multiculturalism from the 1990s onward. My ultimate goal with this dissertation is to show how race and racism remain implicated in Mexican nationalism as they serve to determine the terms of belonging to the nation.

Item Type:

Thesis (Doctoral)

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.25602/GOLD.00023349

Keywords:

Mestizaje, race, Mexico, history, whiteness, popular culture, telenovelas

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

Date:

30 April 2018

Item ID:

23349

Date Deposited:

18 May 2018 10:56

Last Modified:

29 Apr 2020 16:45

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/23349

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