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Ethnic Cues: The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation (Politics of Race and Ethnicity)
Ethnic Cues: The Role of Shared Ethnicity in Latino Political Participation (Politics of Race and Ethnicity)
by Matt A. Barreto
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"New theoretical propositions, original data, and rigorous empirical tests are what one looks for in cutting-edge social science. Fortunately, all three are apparent in Ethnic Cues. The author has pushed his thinking to develop new ways of understanding... (read more)

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Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community
Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community
by Roberta Villalon
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A valuable introduction to the central issues in the sociology of the arts, this work draws on sociology, art history, feminism, and literary and media studies, to explain the social nature of the arts, their production, distribution, and reception. This... (read more)

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Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial)
Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960 (Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Centennial)
by Jose M. Alamillo
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Out of the “lemons” handed to Mexican American workers in Corona, California--low pay, segregated schooling, inadequate housing, and racial discrimination--Mexican men and women made “lemonade” by transforming leisure spaces such... (read more)

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Quixote's Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981
Quixote's Soldiers: A Local History of the Chicano Movement, 1966-1981
by David Montejano
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In the mid-1960s, San Antonio, Texas, was a segregated city governed by an entrenched Anglo social and business elite. The Mexican American barrios of the west and south sides were characterized by substandard housing and experienced seasonal flooding... (read more)

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Sancho's Journal: Exploring the Political Edge with the Brown Berets
Sancho's Journal: Exploring the Political Edge with the Brown Berets
by David Montejano
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How do people acquire political consciousness, and how does that consciousness transform their behavior? This question launched the scholarly career of David Montejano, whose masterful explorations of the Mexican American experience produced the award... (read more)

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Palante: Young Lords Party
Palante: Young Lords Party
by Young Lords Party
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In 1969, a group of young Puerto Rican activists founded the Young Lords Party in New York City, taking inspiration from the Black Panthers. Palante, the first book by and about the radical organization, is brought back into print here with new... (read more)

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Latinos in New England
Latinos in New England
by Andres Torres
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Examining the influx of Latinos in the New England region, a collection of essays explores a variety of topics in the areas of demographic trends, migration and community formation, and identity and politics, critically analyzing the Latino impact on New... (read more)

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A Companion to Latina/O Studies
A Companion to Latina/O Studies
by Juan Flores
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A Companion to Latina/o Studies is a collection of 40 original essays written by leading scholars in the field, dedicated to exploring the question of what 'Latino/a' is. Brings together in one volume a diverse range of original essays by established and... (read more)

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Sometimes There Is No Other Side
Sometimes There Is No Other Side
by Rodolfo Acuuna
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Argues that white academia and the American court systems uncritically accept an "American paradigm" which is framed by neoliberal, positivist theory. The paradigm fundamentally rests upon loyalty to the government and Western civilization, as well as... (read more)

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Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Latino Perspectives)
Transformations of La Familia on the U.S.-Mexico Border (Latino Perspectives)
by Raquel R. Marquez
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No international relationship of the United States is as encumbered by history, geography, culture, language, and economics as the one with Mexico. Given the scale and importance of the flow of commerce and culture across the border, however... (read more)

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Contemporary Hispanic Quotations
Contemporary Hispanic Quotations
by Mark F. Herring
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This is the first collection of quotations from Hispanics who have made their mark on the world. Included are more than 1,000 quotations from over 200 notable Hispanics—writers, politicians, artists, entertainers, activists, physicians, educators... (read more)

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Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics
Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics
by Kathleen M. Coll
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Standing at the intersection of immigration and welfare reform, immigrant Latin American women are the target of special scrutiny in the United States. Both the state and the media often present them as scheming "welfare queens" or long-suffering, silent... (read more)

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Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics (Latin America Otherwise)
Next of Kin: The Family in Chicano/a Cultural Politics (Latin America Otherwise)
by Richard Rodriguez
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As both an idea and an institution, the family has been at the heart of Chicano/a cultural politics since the Mexican American civil rights movement emerged in the late 1960s. In Next of Kin, Richard T. Rodríguez explores the competing notions of... (read more)

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University of Houston Series in Mexican American Studies #5: Cemeteries of Ambivalent Desire: Unearthing Deep South Narratives from a Texas Graveyard
University of Houston Series in Mexican American Studies #5: Cemeteries of Ambivalent Desire: Unearthing Deep South Narratives from a Texas Graveyard
by Marie Theresa Hernandez
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Growing up as the daughter of a funeral director in Fort Bend County, Texas, Marie Theresa Hernández was a frequent visitor to the San Isidro Cemetery, a burial place for Latino workers at the Imperial Sugar Company, based in nearby Sugar Land.... (read more)

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A History of the British Presence in Chile: From Bloody Mary to Charles Darwin and the Decline of British Influence
A History of the British Presence in Chile: From Bloody Mary to Charles Darwin and the Decline of British Influence
by William Edmundson
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Chileans are often called the "English of South America." This book narrates the tremendous influence that British visitors and immigrants have had on the history of Chile, starting in 1554 with "Bloody Mary" becoming Queen of Chile. This is an informed,... (read more)

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Killer Cronicas: Bilingual Memories (Writing in Latinidad)
Killer Cronicas: Bilingual Memories (Writing in Latinidad)
by Su Chavez Silverman
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A woman living and communicating in multiple lands, Susana Chávez-Silverman conveys her cultural and linguistic displacement in humorous, bittersweet, and even tangible ways in this truly bilingual literary work. These meditative and lyrical... (read more)

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Mestizo in America: Generations of Mexican Ethnicity in the Suburban Southwest
Mestizo in America: Generations of Mexican Ethnicity in the Suburban Southwest
by Thomas Macias
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How much does ethnicity matter to Mexican Americans today, when many marry outside their culture and some cant even stomach menudo? This book addresses that question through a unique blend of quantitative data and firsthand interviews with third-plus... (read more)

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Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History #4: Mexican American Voices: A Documentary Reader
Uncovering the Past: Documentary Readers in American History #4: Mexican American Voices: A Documentary Reader
by Steven Mintz
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Mexican Americans are the youngest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States. They are also among the nation's oldest communities, with a rich and complex history that has largely been overlooked. In this volume, Steven Mintz seeks to restore... (read more)

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Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States
Boricua Power: A Political History of Puerto Ricans in the United States
by Jose Ramon Sanchez
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On the sides of buildings, on bridges, billboards, mailboxes, and street signs, and especially in the subway and train tunnels, graffiti covers much of New York City. Love it or hate it, graffiti, from the humble tag to the intricate piece (short for... (read more)

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Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
Corridors of Migration: The Odyssey of Mexican Laborers, 1600-1933
by Rodolfo F. Acuna
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In the San Joaquin Valley Cotton Strike of 1933, frenzied cotton farmers murdered three strikers, intentionally starved at least nine infants, wounded dozens of people, and arrested more. While the story of this incident has been recounted from the... (read more)

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