Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U. S. by Mary Romero | 9781317958703 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S.

Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S.

by Mary Romero
     
 

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Challenging Fronteras reflects an important new wave of research that moves beyond sweeping generalizations that treat Latinos as a monolithic cultural group. This anthology focuses on the diversity of Latino experiences by providing historical specificity and cutting-edge research that employs the conceptual and analytical tools of social science.

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Challenging Fronteras reflects an important new wave of research that moves beyond sweeping generalizations that treat Latinos as a monolithic cultural group. This anthology focuses on the diversity of Latino experiences by providing historical specificity and cutting-edge research that employs the conceptual and analytical tools of social science. Contributors, selected from leading researchers in Latino Studies, include Patricia Zavella, Suzanne Oboler, Alejandro Portes, Clara Rodriquez, Marta Tienda, Nestor Rodriquez, and others.

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A discussion of America's multi-ethnic population centering on the Latino community and shifting the traditional black/white paradigm to describe the more complex reality. The 17 essays written by Latino scholars trace the intersection of race, class, gender, and citizenship through topics in immigration, concepts of ethnicity, identity, work and family life, and political and economic restructuring in the US. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317958703
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/11/2014
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
3 MB

Meet the Author

Mary Romero is Professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies Program at Arizona State University, and is author of Maid in the U.S.A. (Routledge, 1992). Pierrette Hondagneu- Sotelo, Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, is the author of Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiences of Immigration (1994). Vilma Ortiz is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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