Latino Lives in America: Making It Home

Latino Lives in America: Making It Home

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by Luis Fraga, John A. Garcia, Rodney Hero, Michael Jones-Correa
     
 

ISBN-10: 1439900485

ISBN-13: 9781439900482

Pub. Date: 01/28/2010

Publisher: Temple University Press

Latinos are the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, with increased levels of political mobilization and influence. In the timely and thoroughgoing Latino Lives in America, six prominent Latino scholars explore how this status produced important changes in Latinos' attitudes, behavior, and social experience and examine the profound

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Latinos are the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, with increased levels of political mobilization and influence. In the timely and thoroughgoing Latino Lives in America, six prominent Latino scholars explore how this status produced important changes in Latinos' attitudes, behavior, and social experience and examine the profound implications Latinos' geographic dispersion has for American politics and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439900482
Publisher:
Temple University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2010
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: A Time to Think Broadly
1. The Growing Presence of Latinos in the United States
2. Trying for the Americano Dream: Barriers to Making the United States “Home”
3. Education: Latinos’ Great Hope, America’s Harsh Reality
4. Exploring Discrimination, Intergroup Relations, and Intragroup Relations among Latinos
5. New Homes in New Communities: Living in Rural America
6. Transnationalism and the Language of Belonging
7. The Evolving Latino Community and Pan-ethnicity: Explorations into the Confluence of Interactions, Networks, and Identity
8. Conclusions: Paradoxes along the Way to Making America Home
Notes
References
Index

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