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By Elena R. Gutiérrez

whereas the stereotype of the many times pregnant Mexican-origin lady is longstanding, long ago fifteen years her copy has been unique as a tremendous social challenge for the USA. as a result of fear-fueled information reviews and public perceptions concerning the altering composition of the nation's racial and ethnic makeup—the so-called Latinization of America—the copy of Mexican immigrant ladies has turn into a vital subject matter in modern U. S. politics because the early 1990s.In this exploration, Elena R. Gutiérrez considers those public stereotypes of Mexican American and Mexican immigrant girls as "hyper-fertile child machines" who "breed like rabbits." She attracts on social constructionist views to check the old and sociopolitical evolution of those racial ideologies, and the similar ideals that Mexican-origin households are unduly huge and that Mexican American and Mexican immigrant ladies don't use contraception. utilizing the coercive sterilization of Mexican-origin ladies in la as a case examine, Gutiérrez opens a discussion at the racial politics of copy, and the way they've got built for girls of Mexican beginning within the usa. She illustrates how the methods we speak and look at replica are a part of a approach of racial domination that shapes social coverage and impacts person women's lives.

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