Latino Lives in America (häftad)
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Temple University Press,U.S.
Martinez-Ebers, Valerie (förf)
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206 x 140 x 18 mm
272 g
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Latino Lives in America (häftad)

Latino Lives in America

Making It Home

Häftad Engelska, 2010-01-25
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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, this book would be a great read for anyone concerned with the state of Latino lives in the U.S. today. The voices of the participants express key concerns regarding the future of Latinos in America that need to be addressed not only for the well-being of Latinos, but for the well-being of the country as a whole." -Nexo

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Luis R. Fraga is Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement, Director of the Diversity Research Institute, and Russell F. Stark University Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Washington. John A. Garcia is Professor of Political Science at the University of Arizona. Rodney E. Hero is the Packey J. Dee Professor American Democracy, in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. Michael Jones-Correa is Professor of Government at Cornell University. Valerie Martinez-Ebers is Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas. Gary Segura is a Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, and Director of Chicano Studies in the Center for Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity.


Acknowledgments Introduction: A Time to Think Broadly 1. The Growing Presence of Latinos in the United States 2. Trying for the Americano Dream: Barriers to Making the United States "Home" 3. Education: Latinos' Great Hope, America's Harsh Reality 4. Exploring Discrimination, Intergroup Relations, and Intragroup Relations among Latinos 5. New Homes in New Communities: Living in Rural America 6. Transnationalism and the Language of Belonging 7. The Evolving Latino Community and Pan-ethnicity: Explorations into the Confluence of Interactions, Networks, and Identity 8. Conclusions: Paradoxes along the Way to Making America Home Notes References Index