Latinos: Remaking America / Edition 2

Latinos: Remaking America / Edition 2

by Marcelo Suarez-Orozco
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520258274

ISBN-13: 9780520258273

Pub. Date: 12/10/2008

Publisher: University of California Press

This book is the eighth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. DRCLAS works to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment, and contemporary affairs of Latin America; to foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and to contribute to…  See more details below

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This book is the eighth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. DRCLAS works to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment, and contemporary affairs of Latin America; to foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and to contribute to democracy, social progress, and sustainable development throughout the hemisphere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520258273
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/10/2008
Edition description:
Updated with a New Preface
Pages:
521
Sales rank:
305,674
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Research Agenda1
Pt. 1Histories, Migrations, and Communities39
1"Y tu, que?" (Y2K): Latino History in the New Millennium45
2Islands and Enclaves: Caribbean Latinos in Historical Perspective59
3Power and Identity: Miami Cubans75
Commentary93
4Community Dynamics and the Rise of Street Gangs97
5Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in School and Work Outcomes of Second-Generation Mexican Americans110
6Unions and Latinos: Mutual Transformation126
Commentary146
7Two Nations under God? Latino Religious Life in the United States150
8Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the "New" Latino Immigration to the United States165
9Resurrecting Exclusion: The Effects of 1996 U.S. Immigration Reform on Communities and Families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico190
Commentary202
Pt. 2Health, Families, Languages, Education, and Politics207
10The Latino Health Research Agenda for the Twenty-first Century215
11Latinos' Access to Employment-based Health Insurance236
Commentary254
12Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home259
13Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino Immigrant Families274
14The Plasticity of Culture and Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Processes in Latino Immigrant Families289
Commentary302
15Bilingual Infants: Mapping the Research Agenda306
16Latin[actual symbol not reproducible] Languages and Identities321
17Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation339
Commentary359
18The Schooling of Latino Children362
19Affirmative Action, X Percent Plans, and Latino Access to Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century375
Commentary389
20Forever Seen as New: Latino Participation in American Elections398
21Gender and Citizenship in Latino Political Participation410
Commentary430
Epilogue: Problematic Paradigms: Racial Diversity and Corporate Identity in the Latino Community435
Afterword: American Projections457
Notes on Contributors463
Index467

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