Latino heartland : of borders and belonging in the midwest (Book, 2015) []
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Latino heartland : of borders and belonging in the midwest

Latino heartland : of borders and belonging in the midwest

Author: Sujey Vega
Publisher: New York : New York University University, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sujey Vega
ISBN: 9781479864539 1479864536 9781479896042 1479896047
OCLC Number: 927276268
Description: xxvi, 263 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: bienvenidos a Hoosierlandia: asserting ethnic belonging at the "crossroads of America" --
Recuerdos de Lafayette: the making and forgetting of the past in central Indiana --
Kneading home: creating community while navigating borders --
Written otherings: policing community at the "crossroads of America" --
Clashes at the crossroads: the impact of microaggressions and other otherings in daily life --
"United we are stronger": clarifying everyday encounters with belonging --
Conclusion: the politics of belonging wages on: how state-based legislation affects community in Indiana
Responsibility: Sujey Vega


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Writing with grace and compassion, Sujey Vega shows how Latinos seek to belong to the heartland of America, even while suffering from daily hurts and insults that wound their souls. A book about the Read more...

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