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Ethnic labels, Latino lives : identity and the politics of (re)presentation in the United States

Author: Suzanne Oboler
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Though we have witnessed in recent years the fading of the idealized image of U.S. society as a melting pot, we have also realized that the possibility of recasting it in multicultural terms is problematic. Oboler discusses the historical process of labeling groups of individuals, illustrating how labels affect the meaning of citizenship and the struggle for full social participation in the United States. Ethnic  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Oboler
ISBN: 0816622841 9780816622849 0816622868 9780816622863
OCLC Number: 30892876
Description: xxi, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hispanics in the United States: "we all sing a different song" --
"Hispanics? That's what they call us" --
"So far from God, so close to the United States": the roots of Hispanic homogenization --
"Establishing an identity" in the sixties: the Mexican-American/Chicano and Puerto Rican movements --
Hispanic ethnicity, the ethnic revival, and its critique ---
Hispanics and the dynamics of race and class: the fieldwork data --
Language, national identity, and the ethnic label Hispanic --
Imagined communities revisited.
Responsibility: Suzanne Oboler.

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Exploring the history and current use of the label "hispanic", this book illustrates the complex meanings that ethnicity has acquired in shaping our lives and identities.  Read more...

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