'The ethnics are coming'-and the fear of many observers is that the quality of traditional disciplines will suffer as a result. Immigrant Voices is a book which shows that such fear is unfounded. Ethnic scholars of international repute come together in this collection of essays to meditate upon the single most important social phenomena in America today: immigration.
Enrique (Henry) T. Trueba is RubZn E. Hinojosa Regents Professor in the College of Education at the University of Texas, Austin. Lilia I. BartolomZ is associate professor in the Graduate College of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Some Conceptual Considerations in the Interdisciplinary Study of Immigrant Children Chapter 3 Critical Ethnography for the Study of Immigrants Chapter 4 Proposition 227 and Bilingual Education in a Transnational Community Chapter 5 Ideological Baggage in the Classroom: Resistance and Resilience Among Latino Bilingual Students and Teachers Chapter 6 Multicultural Education in Primary Schools in Almeria, Spain Chapter 7 Linking Sociocultural Contexts to Classroom Practices: Language Identity in a Bilingual Hungarian-Slovak School in Slovakia Chapter 8 Wanting to Go On: Healing and Transformation at an Urban Public University Chapter 9 Disabling Institutions: Irreconcilable Laws Chapter 10 The Voice of a Chinese Immigrant in America: Self-identity and Academic Achievement Chapter 11 Intra-ethnic Mexican and Mexican-American Conflicts: Narratives of Oppression and Struggle for Daily Subsistence Chapter 12 The Use of Cultural Resilience in Overcoming Contradictory Encounters in Academia: A Personal Narrative Chapter 13 Confronting the Walls: Border Crossing, Gender Differences, and Language Learning in Academe Chapter 14 Myth or Reality: Publish or Perish Chapter 15 Reflections about Message: Beyond the Politics of Schools and the Rhetoric of Fashionable Pedagogies