Latinos in American Society: Families and Communities in Transition

Latinos in American Society: Families and Communities in Transition

by Ruth Enid Zambrana

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ISBN-13: 9780801461521
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 05/13/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 312
File size: 1 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Ruth Enid Zambrana is Professor of Women’s Studies and Director of the Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity at the University of Maryland. She is coauthor of Drawing from the Data: Working Effectively with Latino Families, editor of Understanding Latino Families, and coeditor of Health Issues in the Latino Community and Emerging Intersections: Race, Class, and Gender in Theory, Policy, and Practice.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Why Study Latino Families?
2. Demographic Trends: Past, Present, and Future
3. How Have Latinos Been Studied?
4. The Importance of Education
5. Girlhood to Womanhood
6. Boyhood to Manhood
7. Physical and Mental Well-Being through Adulthood
8. Public Service Systems as Sites of the Reproduction of Inequality
9. Persistent Images and Changing Perceptions in the Twenty-First Century
10. Capturing the Lives of Latinos in the United States: Advancing the Production of Critical Social Science KnowledgeReferences
Index

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