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dc.contributor.advisorVasquez-Leon, Marcela
dc.contributor.authorThalenberg, Achishai
dc.creatorThalenberg, Achishai
dc.date.accessioned2021-09-10T19:09:48Z
dc.date.available2021-09-10T19:09:48Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.citationThalenberg, Achishai. (2021). A Qualitative Study of Culture, Identity, and Belonging Among Second Generation Brazilian Immigrants Living in Paraguay (Master's thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA).
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/661630
dc.description.abstractThe ethnic demographic characterizing much of Paraguay’s Eastern Border Region (EBR) is heavily comprised of Brazilian immigrants and their now Paraguayan-born descendants. Often referred to as “Brasiguayos” - these Brazilian immigrants reside in both inclusive migrant communities dominated by Brazilian culture and in culturally mixed cities where they attend school, do business, prosper, and co-exist alongside Paraguayans. Exploring the notion of a uniquely “Brasiguayo” identity, this qualitative study seeks to understand the different cultural settings that help construct the identity of second-generation Brasiguayos living in mixed communities. Employing a framework based on transnationalism, hybridism, and cultural citizenship, this project examines the attitudes second-generation Brasiguayos hold towards their citizenship, belonging, and civic engagement in Paraguay. It seeks to answer questions related to the different cultural spaces comprising the national identity of second-generation Brasiguayos; their understanding of the term Brasiguayo and of what it means to have a bicultural identity; their perception of the challenges of cultural integration into Paraguayan mainstream society; and their views regarding the future of the Brasiguayos in Paraguay.
dc.language.isoen
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.
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dc.subjectBorders
dc.subjectBrasiguayo
dc.subjectBrazil
dc.subjectHybrid Cultures
dc.subjectMigration
dc.subjectParaguay
dc.titleA Qualitative Study of Culture, Identity, and Belonging Among Second Generation Brazilian Immigrants Living in Paraguay
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dc.typeElectronic Thesis
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizona
thesis.degree.levelmasters
dc.contributor.committeememberCarvalho, Ana M.
dc.contributor.committeememberRetis, Jessica
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate College
thesis.degree.disciplineLatin American Studies
thesis.degree.nameM.A.
refterms.dateFOA2021-09-10T19:09:48Z


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