Latino Lives in America: Making it Home

Latino Lives in America: Making it Home

By: Luis Ricardo Fraga (author), Rodney E. Hero (author), John A. Garcia (author), Valerie Martinez-Ebers (author), Gary M. Segura (author), Michael Jones-Correa (author)Paperback

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A nuanced and insightful assessment of Latino life in America

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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.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 25/01/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781439900499
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781439900499
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 1439900493

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