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Out Of The Barrio: Toward A New Politics Of Hispanic Assimilation
     

Out Of The Barrio: Toward A New Politics Of Hispanic Assimilation

by Linda Chavez
 

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ISBN-10: 0465054315

ISBN-13: 9780465054312

Pub. Date: 11/28/1992

Publisher: Basic Books


Are Hispanics “making it”—achieving the American dream following the pattern of other ethnic groups? This controversial book shatters the myth that 20 million His panics—fast becoming the nation's largest minority—are a permanent underclass. Chavez considers the radical implications for bilingual education, immigration policy, and

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Are Hispanics “making it”—achieving the American dream following the pattern of other ethnic groups? This controversial book shatters the myth that 20 million His panics—fast becoming the nation's largest minority—are a permanent underclass. Chavez considers the radical implications for bilingual education, immigration policy, and affirmative action.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780465054312
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1530L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction 1
The Bilingual Battleground 9
Hispanics and the Voting Rights Act 39
The Power Brokers 61
The Backlash 85
An Emerging Middle Class 101
The Immigrants 121
The Puerto Rican Exception 139
Toward a New Politics of Hispanic Assimilation 161
Notes 173
Index 197

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