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Latinos : Remaking America

Latinos : Remaking America

Author: Marcelo M Suárez-Orozco; Mariela Páez; David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States and will comprise a quarter of the country's population by mid-century. The process of Latinization, the result of globalization and the biggest migration flow in the history of the Americas, is indeed reshaping the character of the U.S. This landmark book brings together some of the leading scholars now studying the social, cultural, racial,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcelo M Suárez-Orozco; Mariela Páez; David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
ISBN: 0520234863 9780520234864 0520234871 9780520234871
OCLC Number: 48032626
Notes: "David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University."
Papers originally presented at the conference entitled Latinos in the 21st century : mapping the research agenda, held in April 2000 at Harvard University.
Description: xii, 490 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "Y tú, qué?" (Y2K) : Latino history in the new millennium / George J. Sanchez --
Islands and enclaves : Caribbean Latinos in historical perspective / Juan Flores --
Power and identity : Miami Cubans / Alex Stepick and Carol Dutton Stepick --
Community dynamics and the rise of street gangs / Diego Vigil --
Gender, ethnicity, and race in school and work outcomes of second-generation Mexican Americans / Robert C. Smith --
Unions and Latinos : mutual transformation / John Trumpbour, Elaine Bernard --
Two nations under God? Latino religious life in the United States / Peggy Levitt --
Ambivalent reception : mass public responses to the "new" Latino immigration to the United States / Wayne A. Cornelius --
Resurrecting exclusion : the effects of 1996 U.S. immigration reform on Communities and families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico / Jacqueline Hagan, Nestor Rodriguez --
The Latino health research agenda for the twenty-first century / David E. Hayes-Bautista --
Latinos' access to employment-based health insurance / E. Richard Brown, Hongjian Yu --
Families on the frontier : from braceros in the fields to braceras in the home / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo --
Ambiguous loss : risk and resilience in Latino immigrant families / Celia Jaes Falicov --
The plasticity of culture and psychodynamic and psychosocial processes in Latino immigrant families / Ricardo C. Ainslie --
Bilingual infants : mapping the research agenda / Barbara Zurer Pearson --
Latin@ languages and identities / Ana Celia Zentella --
Learning English in California : guideposts for the nation / Patricia Gándara --
The schooling of Latino children / Luis C. Moll, Richard Ruiz --
Affirmative action, X percent plans, and Latino access to higher education in the twenty-first century / Jorge Chapa --
Forever seen as new : Latino participation in American elections / Louis DeSipio, Rodolfo O. de la Garza --
Gender and citizenship in Latino political participation / Lisa J. Montoya --
Problematic paradigms : racial diversity and corporate identity in the Latino community / Silvio Torres-Saillant --
American projections / Doris Sommer.
Responsibility: edited by Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Mariela M. Páez.
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How are Latinos and Latinas changing the face of the Americas? What is new and different about this current wave of migration? In this book social scientists, humanities scholars and policy experts  Read more...


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