"Illegal Jesus" is a research essay uncovering the intricacies of young, Hispanic, immigrant (legal or otherwise) males and exposing the symptomatic challenges of acculturation and enculturation in contemporary America. Specifically, the struggles of Hispanic extended families and newly confronted dilemmas to effective familial interpersonal dynamics, role expectations, and interactive realities are discussed in the context of modern and post-modern sociological approaches. A Family Systems Approach is encouraged as a means of seeking solutions to America's, often undermining, social services system. More specifically, Carroll offers one simple move, the expansion of a currently in-place and working policy: Obama's Parole in Place. Carroll's intent, via the essay, is to spark increased awareness, interest, conversation, and action concerning an, ultimate, threat to American hegemony and the survival of humanity.
|Publisher:||Ted L Carroll|
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About the Author
Ted L Carroll of Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, whose focuses are Sociology and Psychology, is a Christian, a family man, and grateful to his loving wife, Tanya, his inspiring stepdaughters, Alysa and Alexis, and Editor (and beloved friend) Jeremy Whittington. Ted's debut novel is "The Weathering of Strawberry Ben," though he has been actively writing poetry for years.