Current anti-Americanism : the experiences of American immigrants in Madrid, Spain
This study combines participant observation with intensive, semi-formal interviews to explore anti-Americanism in Madrid, Spain. It focuses on the experiences of the researcher and American respondents living in Spain. First, a broad typology of the anti-Americanism found in the study is constructed. This typology, reflecting the most commonly occurring types found in the study, consists of academic, structural, and nationalistic anti-Americanism. Next, the substantive areas of Bush's war in Iraq, political ideology, and Mead's concept of the Other are discussed in relation to current anti-Americanism in Madrid. Lastly, conclusions and suggestions for further research are discussed.