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Voces: Latino Students on Life in the United States
Voces: Latino Students on Life in the United States
by Maria M. Carreira
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With a large percentage of public school students being Latino, the future of America is intertwined with that of Latino youth and their educational experience. Who are these children, and how are they transforming and being transformed by this nation... (read more)

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Afro-latino Reader (10 Edition)
Afro-latino Reader (10 Edition)
by Miriam Jimenez (ed.) Roman
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The Afro-Latin@ Reader focuses attention on a large, vibrant, yet oddly invisible community in the United States: people of African descent from Latin America and the Caribbean. The presence of Afro-Latin@s in the United States (and throughout the... (read more)

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Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity
Jalos, USA: Transnational Community and Identity
by Mirand
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In Jalos, USA, Alfredo Mirandé explores migration between the Mexican town of Jalostotitlán, Jalisco, and Turlock, California, and shows how migrants retain a primal identity with their community of origin. The study examines how... (read more)

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Tales from the Tortilla Curtain and Other Stories: Volume 1
Tales from the Tortilla Curtain and Other Stories: Volume 1
by Rolando J. Diaz
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The unimaginable has already begun. Tales from the Tortilla Curtain: There are projects under way even today that may result in a great wall between the United States and Mexico. In this day and age of fear and suspicion, we can only wonder if the tales... (read more)

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Citizenship Excess: Latino/As, Media, and the Nation
Citizenship Excess: Latino/As, Media, and the Nation
by Hector Amaya
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“Drawing on the Athenian tradition of ‘wielding citizenship as a weapon to defend a contingently defined polis, Hector Amaya has crafted an elegant and sophisticated analysis of the contemporary policies designed to contain and criminalize... (read more)

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Moving Beyond Borders: Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies (09 Edition)
Moving Beyond Borders: Julian Samora and the Establishment of Latino Studies (09 Edition)
by Alberto Lopez Pulido
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The lifework of a pioneering scholar and leader in Latino... (read more)

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The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Cultural Studies)
The Puerto Rican Syndrome (Cultural Studies)
by Patricia Gherovici
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Patricia Gherovici Patricia Gherovici is an analyst in private practice and founding member and director of the Philadelphia Lacan Study Group and Seminar. She has published in numerous journals and collections, most recently Where Id Was: Challenging... (read more)

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A Journey Around Our America: A Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S.
A Journey Around Our America: A Memoir on Cycling, Immigration, and the Latinoization of the U.S.
by Louis G Mendoza
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Immigration and the growing Latino population of the United States have become such contentious issues that it can be hard to have a civil conversation about how Latinoization is changing the face of America. So in the summer of 2007, Louis Mendoza set... (read more)

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Presente!: Latin@ Immigrant Voices in the Struggle for Racial Justice / Voces Inmigranted Latin@s En La Lucha Por La Justicia Rac
Presente!: Latin@ Immigrant Voices in the Struggle for Racial Justice / Voces Inmigranted Latin@s En La Lucha Por La Justicia Rac
by Cristina Tzintzun
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Read the media coverage of the increasingly heated debate around immigration reform in the United States: two dominant narratives emerge. From Lou Dobbs to Sean Hannity, commentators on the right have crafted an image rooted in fear, demonizing... (read more)

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When a Heart Turns Rock Solid (10 Edition)
When a Heart Turns Rock Solid (10 Edition)
by Timothy Black
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Al Filo: Mexican American Studies #9: Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castaneda
Al Filo: Mexican American Studies #9: Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castaneda
by Linda (edt) Heidenreich
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Three Decades of Engendering History collects ten of Antonia I. Castaand#241;edaand#8217;s best articles, including the widely circulated article and#147;Engendering the History of Alta California, 1769and#150;1848,and#8221; in which Castaand#241;eda... (read more)

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Latinos: Remaking America (2ND 08 Edition)
Latinos: Remaking America (2ND 08 Edition)
by Marcelo Suarez-orozco
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"Latinos brings together the most sophisticated thinking on the changing intellectual complexion of America."and#151;Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author of Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man... (read more)

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Undocumented (14 Edition)
Undocumented (14 Edition)
by Aviva Chomsky
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Aviva Chomsky is professor of history and coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University. The author of several books, Chomsky has been active in Latin American solidarity and immigrants’ rights issues for over twenty-five years... (read more)

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Mexican American Girls and Gang Violence: Beyond Risk
Mexican American Girls and Gang Violence: Beyond Risk
by Avelardo Valdez
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"This is a notable contribution to our understanding of young womens place and experiences within youth gang contexts.  Valdez focus on the multiple levels of girls' affiliation with gangs, and his examination of how gangs and the communities in... (read more)

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at Latino Art
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Latino Art
by Ilan Stavans
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The essayist and cultural commentator Ilan Stavans and the analytic philosopher Jorge J. E. Gracia share long-standing interests in the intersection of art and ideas. Here they take thirteen pieces of Latino art, each reproduced in color, as occasions... (read more)

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Botanicas: Sacred Spaces of Healing and Devotion in Urban America
Botanicas: Sacred Spaces of Healing and Devotion in Urban America
by Joseph M. Murphy
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Botánicas is an exploration in text and photographs of spiritual shops found in Latino neighborhoods throughout the United States. Readers discover these marvelous spaces and their alternative spiritualities that help patrons cope with the grind and... (read more)

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Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes
Growing American Roots: Why Our Nation Will Thrive as Our Largest Minority Flourishes
by Robert Menendez
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From the highest-ranking Hispanic in congressional history comes an inspiring vision for our country's future. For Senator Bob Menendez, it's about time the truth about Hispanics and their potential in this nation is brought into the spotlight. Instead... (read more)

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Race and War on Poverty (08 Edition)
Race and War on Poverty (08 Edition)
by Bauman
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President Lyndon B. Johnsonandrsquo;s War on Poverty did more than offer aid to needy Americans; in some cities, it also sparked both racial conflict and cooperation. Race and the War on Poverty examines the African American and Mexican American... (read more)

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Intersecting Inequalities: Women and Social Policy in Peru, 19902000
Intersecting Inequalities: Women and Social Policy in Peru, 19902000
by Jelke Boesten
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As the only male head of state to address the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995, Alberto Fujimori projected an image as a promoter of progressive policies to improve the condition of women, especially the poor, in society. And indeed... (read more)

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Invisible No More (11 Edition)
Invisible No More (11 Edition)
by Pedro Noguera
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Latino men and boys in the United States are confronted with a wide variety of hardships that are not easily explained or understood. They are populating prisons, dropping out of high school, and are becoming overrepresented in the service industry at... (read more)

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