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Beyond el barrio : everyday life in Latina/o America

Author: Gina M Pérez; Frank Andre Guridy; Adrian Burgos
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2010.
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Illustrates how despite the hyper-visibility of Latinos in recent political debates, the daily lives of America's new "majority minority" remain largely invisible and mischaracterized

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gina M Pérez; Frank Andre Guridy; Adrian Burgos
ISBN: 9780814791288 081479128X 9780814791295 0814791298 9780814768006 0814768008
OCLC Number: 630468327
Description: x, 289 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Singing the "Star-Spanglish banner" : the politics and pathologization of bilingualism in U.S. popular media / Maria Elena Cepeda --
"Puuurrrooo MÉXICO!" : listening to transnationalism on U.S. Spanish-language radio / Dolores Inés Casillas --
Hayandose : Zapotec migrant expressions of membership and belonging / Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera --
Becoming suspect in usual places : Latinos, baseball, and belonging in el barrio del Bronx / Adrian Burgos, Jr. and Frank A. Guridy --
Gay Latino histories/dying to be remembered : AIDS obituaries, public memory, and the queer Latino archive / Horacio N. Roque Ramírez --
All about my (absent) mother : young Latina aspirations in Real women have curves and Ugly Betty / Deborah Paredez --
Making "the international city" home : Latinos in twentieth-century Lorain, Ohio / Pablo Mitchell and Haley Pollack --
Hispanic values, military values : gender, culture, and the militarization of Latina/o youth / Gina M. Pérez --
Going public? : Tampa youth, racial schooling, and public history in the Cuentos de Mi Familia Project / John McKiernan-González --
The Mission in Nicaragua : San Francisco poets go to war / Cary Cordova --
From the Near West Side to 18th Street : un/making Latino/a barrios in postwar Chicago / Lilia Fernández --
Transglocal barrio politics : Dominican American organizing in New York City / Ana Aparicio.
Responsibility: edited by Gina M. Pérez, Frank A. Guridy, and Adrian Burgos, Jr.

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"By complicating current representations of Latino/a lives and communities, this groundbreaking work provides a more global, transnational and fluid understanding of barrios both as physical spaces Read more...

 
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