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Latino lives in America : making it home

Author: Luis Ricardo Fraga
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Temple University Press, 2010.
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A nuanced and insightful assessment of Latino life in America


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Ricardo Fraga
ISBN: 9781439900482 1439900485 9781439900499 1439900493
OCLC Number: 441165407
Description: viii, 212 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The growing presence of Latinos in the United States --
Trying for the Americano dream : barriers to making the United States "home" --
Education : Latinos' great hope, America's harsh reality --
Exploring discrimination, intergroup relations, and intragroup relations among Latinos --
New homes in new communities : living in rural America --
Transnationalism and the language of belonging --
The evolving Latino community and pan-ethnicity : explorations into the confluence of interactions, networks, and identity --
Conclusions : paradoxes along the way to making America home.
Responsibility: Luis Ricardo Fraga [and others].


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"This book is well written and provides a complementary analysis of both qualitative and quantitative data. Regarding the focus group data, the diversity of the participants is impressive... Overall, Read more...

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