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Challenging fronteras : structuring Latina and Latino lives in the U.S. : an anthology of readings

Author: Mary Romero; Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo; Vilma Ortiz
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1997.
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Despite being the fastest growing racial ethnic group in the USA, Latinos are often excluded from discussions of race by a binary black/white paradigm. This volume exposes the limitations of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Romero; Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo; Vilma Ortiz
ISBN: 0415916070 9780415916073 0415916089 9780415916080
OCLC Number: 35207806
Description: xix, 315 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Conceptualizing the Latino experience --
1. The structuring of Hispanic ethnicity : historical and contemporary perspectives / Candace Nelson, Marta Tienda --
2. "So far from God, so close to the United States" : the roots of Hispanic homogenization / Suzanne Oboler --
3. The invention of ethnic origins and the negotiation of Latino identity, 1969-1981 / J. Jorge Klor de Alva --
pt. 2. Immigration : coming from the Americas --
4. Central American migration : a framework for analysis / Nora Hamilton, Norma Stoltz Chinchilla --
5. A summary of Puerto Rican migration to the United States / Clara E. Rodríguez --
6. The history of Mexican undocumented settlement in the United States / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo --
7. A repeat performance? : the Nicaraguan exodus / Alejandro Portes, Alex Stepick --
pt. 3. Reconstructing ethnic identities --
8. Los Dominicanyorks : the making of a binational society / Luis E. Guarnizo --
9. "Qué assimilated, brother, yo soy asimilao" : the structuring of Puerto Rican identity in the U.S. / Juan Flores --
10. Reflections on diversity among Chicanas / Patricia Zavella --
11. Life as the maid's daughter : an exploration of the everyday boundaries of race, class, and gender / Mary Romero --
pt. 4. Paid and unpaid work : negotiating gender relations --
12. Power surrendered, power restored : the politics of work and family among Hispanic garment workers in California and Florida / M. Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Anna M. García --
13. Reluctant compliance : work-family role allocation in dual-earner Chicano families / Scott Coltrane, Elsa O. Valdez --
14. New roles in a new landscape / Terry A. Repack --
pt. 5. Economic and political restructuring --
15. Brothers in wood / Alex Stepick, Guillermo Grenier, with Steve Morris and Debbie Draznin --
16. The politics of language in Miami / Max J. Castro --
17. Apartment restructuring and Latino immigrant tenant struggles : a case study of human agency / Nestor P. Rodriguez, Jacqueline Maria Hagan.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Romero, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Vilma Ortiz.
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