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Crowding out Latinos : Mexican Americans in the public consciousness

Author: Marco Portales
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A provocative study of Latino education, media representation, and Chicano literature.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Portales, Marco, 1948-
Crowding out Latinos.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2000
(DLC) 99023808
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marco Portales
ISBN: 0585366705 9780585366708 9781566397421 1566397421 9781566397438 156639743X 9781439906101 1439906106
OCLC Number: 47010348
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 209 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Contents; Preface; About the Frontispiece; Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Chicano Literature and Irish Literature; 3. Latinos in American Culture; 4. Hispanics and the American Media; 5. Love and the Mexican American School Experience; 6. Enhancing the Visibility of Chicano Literature; 7. Americo Paredes's George Washington Gomez: Educating Mexican American Students; 8. The Lives of a Chicano Film Star: Anthony Quinn's The Original Sin; 9. Rape and Barrio Education in Sandra Cisneros's The House on Mango Street. 10. Ana Castillo's Massacre of the Dreamers: Communicating the Chicana Experience11. Chicano Writing versus Chicano Life; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Marco Portales.


Examines the way in which education and the media act as immobilizing social forces to shape the Latino world that exists despite the best efforts of many Mexican Americans and other Latinos. This  Read more...


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