Latinos: Remaking America / Edition 2

Latinos: Remaking America / Edition 2

by Marcelo Suarez-Orozco
     
 

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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

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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:
305,426
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.92(h) x 1.26(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface to the 2009 Edition Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco Francisco X. Gaytan xi

Acknowledgments xxv

Introduction: The Research Agenda Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco Mariela M. Paez 1

Part 1 Histories, Migrations, and Communities 39

1 "Y tu, que?" (Y2K): Latino History in the New Millennium George J. Sanchez 45

2 Islands and Enclaves: Caribbean Latinos in Historical Perspective Juan Flores 59

3 Power and Identity: Miami Cubans Alex Stepick Carol Dutton Stepick 75

Commentary John H. Coatsworth 93

4 Community Dynamics and the Rise of Street Gangs Diego Vigil 97

5 Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in School and Work Outcomes of Second-Generation Mexican Americans Robert C. Smith 110

6 Unions and Latinos: Mutual Transformation John Trumpbour Elaine Bernard 126

Commentary Merilee S. Grindle 146

7 Two Nations under God? Latino Religious Life in the United States Peggy Levitt 150

8 Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the "New" Latino Immigration to the United States Wayne A. Cornelius 165

9 Resurrecting Exclusion: The Effects of 1996 U.S. Immigration Reform on Communities and Families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico Jacqueline Hagan Nestor Rodriguez 190

Commentary Mary Waters 202

Part 2 Health, Families, Languages, Education, and Politics 207

10 The Latino Health Research Agenda for the Twenty-first Century David E. Hayes-Bautista 215

11 Latinos' Access to Employment-based Health Insurance E. Richard Brown Hongjian Yu 236

Commentary Paul Farmer 254

12 Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo 259

13 Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino ImmigrantFamilies Celia Jaes Falicov 274

14 The Plasticity of Culture and Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Processes in Latino Immigrant Families Ricardo C. Ainslie 289

Commentary Carola Suarez-Orozco 302

15 Bilingual Infants: Mapping the Research Agenda Barbara Zurer Pearson 306

16 Latin@ Languages and Identities Ana Celia Zentella 321

17 Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation Patricia Gandara 339

Commentary Maria S. Carlo Catherine E. Snow 359

18 The Schooling of Latino Children Luis C. Moll Richard Ruiz 362

19 Affirmative Action, X Percent Plans, and Latino Access to Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century Jorge Chapa 375

Commentary Gary Orfield 389

20 Forever Seen as New: Latino Participation in American Elections Louis DeSipio Rodolfo O. de la Garza 398

21 Gender and Citizenship in Latino Political Participation Lisa J. Montoya 410

Commentary Jorge I. Dominguez 430

Epilogue: Problematic Paradigms: Racial Diversity and Corporate Identity in the Latino Community Silvio Torres-Saillant 435

Afterword: American Projections Doris Sommer 457

Notes on Contributors 463

Index 467

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