Thursday, February 14, 2019

Techno †Cihuatl: The Birth of a Modern Mexican Female. :: Culture Cultural Mexico Papers

Techno Cihuatl The Birth of a Modern Mexican FemaleI learned about computers and technology a little at a time, from simple games, to web building and heavy use of applications. Some of the friendship came form a school setting most of it I acquired from essay and error and by a friends teachings I overcame the limitations of development up in a Third-World country (Mexico) with little access to technology and tried to keep up with its changes as time went by. My country has had a love-hate relationship with the US for a long time. Within the huge Mexican middle class there argon different opinions regarding the US modality of life. While some people crave to have every hotshotness item of gringo-wealth such as electronics, clothing and even food, some others ar deeply concerned about the loss of identity deculturalization and hegemony that US-like culture has brought to Mexico. This phenomenon is oddly clear among the generation born in the seventies, especially women. You ng Mexicanas that are now in their middle twenties are torn apart between two worlds First, the technology driven college education and work that are the symbols of US - imported woman liberation. Second, the motherhood housewife roles traditionally enforce on them by the Mexican culture along with their religious, mystical, and cultural implications. preferably of marrying both ideas into a nice middle term, Mexican society (which is serene a male dominated environment) tends to relegate them apart either you fix a housewife, or a professional. I consider that these extremes are ever so detrimental. I was the initiatory-born of a young couple fresh out of college. My parents belonged to the first generation of Mexicans that lost their political innocence (and correctness) with the students riots of 68 they were rebels by nature. My mother was a biochemical engineer in a society where women were supposed to be teachers or housewives. My father was the only one out of five si bling who finished college, and he worked in a transnational firm, which was very odd at the time. Unlike most of our relations, we were no strangers of technology, mainly because we imported many appliances from California, where my uncles lived. We had a black and white TV my father listened music using certain tapes that looked like Nintendo cartridges and he as well had acetate discs, we had no telephone, but we were the first family in our block to outfox a microwave.

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