Latinos : remaking America /

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 examine what every citizen and every student needs to know about Latinos in the US.

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Other Authors: Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M., 1956-, Páez, Mariela.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, ©2002.
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Table of 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 / 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 Zantella
  • 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.