Mexican-American Experience with Alcohol

South Texas Examples
  • Robert T. TrotterII

Abstract

The Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas provides a fascinatingly complex research site for the anthropological investigation of alcohol-related behavior. The area is multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, and multilingual. It supports a complex mixture of urban and rural life-styles.

Keywords

Middle Class Drinking Pattern Cocktail Party Migratory Cycle Dance Hall 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert T. TrotterII
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  1. 1.Department of Psychology and AnthropologyPan American UniversityEdinburgUSA

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