ISBN-10:
0814720404
ISBN-13:
9780814720400
Pub. Date:
12/15/2010
Publisher:
New York University Press
The Latino/a Condition: A Critical ReaderSecond Edition / Edition 2

The Latino/a Condition: A Critical ReaderSecond Edition / Edition 2

by Richard Delgado, Jean Stefancic

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ISBN-13: 9780814720400
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 12/15/2010
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 645
Sales rank: 374,792
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Richard Delgado is John J. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama and one of the founders of critical race theory. His books include The Latino/a Condition: A Critical Reader (co-edited with Jean Stefancic; New York University Press) and The Rodrigo Chronicles (New York University Press).

Jean Stefancic is
Professor and Clement Research Affiliate at the University of Alabama School of
Law. Her books include No Mercy: How Conservative Think
Tanks and Foundations Changed America’s Social Agenda
and How Lawyers Lose Their Way: A Profession Fails Its Creative Minds.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part I The Shape of the Latino Group: Who Are We and What Are We Talking about Anyway?
Part II Conquest and Immigration: How We Got (Get) Here
Part III Nativism, Racism, and Our Social Construction as a “Problem” Group: How Once We Were Here, We Were Racialized by the Dominant Culture
Part IV Racial Construction and Demonization in Mass Culture: Media Treatment and Stereotypes
Part V Counterstories: We Begin to Talk Back and “Name Our Own Reality”
Part VI Rebellious Lawyering and Resistance Strategies: We Fight Back
Part VII Revisionist Law: Does the Legal System Work for Us?
Part VIII Assimilation: Maybe Our Best Strategy Is Just to Duck?
Part IX Splits and Tensions within the Civil Rights Community
Part X Sex, Gender, and Class: Sure I’m a Latino, but I’m Still Different from You — How about It?
Part XI English-Only, Bilingualism, Interpreters: You Mean I Can’t Speak Spanish?
Contributors
Index

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