Chican@s in the Conversations (A Longman Topics Reader)

Chican@s in the Conversations (A Longman Topics Reader)

By: Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler (author), Anne Perrin (author)Paperback

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This brief, affordable reader takes a provocative look at critical issues facing the Chican@ communities today and provides thought-provoking questions and writing topics for each reading.


Introduction Acknowledgement Dedication Chapter 1: Identity Rudy Acuna, We Owe History Richard Rodriguez, What Is a Hispanic? David Gonzalez, What's the Problem with "Hispanic"? Just Ask a "Latino" Haya El Nasser, New Urbanism" Embraces Latinos Ines Pinto Alicea, "But Can She Cook?" Family Expectations Weigh Heavily on Latina Students Jennifer Delson Mena, Creating the New Macho Man Linda Rader Overman, Family Pictures Shape Memory RosaMaria Chacon, Changing Names and Making Connections: Comote llamas? Diane Wedner, Sharing in the Dream Additional Topics of Conversation Chapter 2: Pop Culture Victor Cruz-Lugo, The Poet and the Visionary Regina R. Robertson, Josefina Lopez: A Writer's Life Lorenza Munoz, High Time for Low Riders Charles M. Tatum, Muralism Eyder Peralta, Whether or not Selena Changed Tejano's Status Quo, She Certainly Changed the Genre Luis Bueno, On Soccer: Mexican Roots Run Deep Mary Jo Sylwester, Hispanic Girls in Sports Held Back by Tradition Teresa Wiltz, Spanglish: Pop Culture's Lingua Franca Amely Greeven, Having Their Say Additional Topics of Conversation Chapter 3: Language and Education Richard Rodriguez, Profession Maria Gonzalez, Proud to be a Product of Affirmative Action Sandra Cisneros, An Offering to the Power of Language Sarah Cortez, Speaking Spanish Denise Chavez, English as a First Language Miriam Jordan, Testing "English Only" Rules Lucy Hood, Where Do I Go with Spanish Additional Topics of Conversation Chapter 4: Borders Gloria Anzaldua, The Homeland, Aztlan Jonathan Kandell, Cross Purposes Rolando Hinojosa, A Sense of Place Franziska Castillo, Where is God? Jesse Sendejas, At 15, a Step Ahead Bill Hewitt, Anna Macias Aguayo, Adrienne Bard, and Vicki Sheff-Cahan, A Wave of Murders Terrorizes the Women of Ciudad Juarez Terry McCarthy, Paul Cuadros, and Jeffry Ressner, Stalking the Day Laborers Richard Marosi, Healthcare Is Migrating South of the Border Gregory Rodriguez, La Nueva Orleans Additional Topics of Conversation Chapter 5: Everyday Issues Lee Romney, A Latino Internet Revolution Peter Slevin, Town's-Eye View of Immigration Debate Richard Wolffe, Holly Bailey, and Evan Thomas, Bush's Spanish Lesson Robert T. Trotter II and Juan Antonion Chavira, Curanderismo: Past and Present Kim Krisberg, Work Place Health Disparities Increasing among Hispanics Juana Mora, Acculturation is Bad for Our Health: Less Fast Food, More Nopalitos Eric Berger, "I Want to Live a Long Life": Starting Healthy Habits Early Program Helps Hispanic Children Learn to Stay Fit Brian Feagans, Latinos Re-Examine Pregnancy in Teens Mireya Navarro, For Younger Latinos, a Shift to Smaller Families Additional Topics of Conversation Spanish-English Glossary Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780321394170
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 256
  • ID: 9780321394170
  • weight: 290
  • ISBN10: 0321394178

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