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More Than Just Peloteros: Sport and U.S. Latino Communities (Sport in the American West)
More Than Just Peloteros: Sport and U.S. Latino Communities (Sport in the American West)
by Jorge (edt) Iber
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A microcosm of the significance of sport to community history anywhere   Although the Latino/a population of the United States has exploded since the 1960s, an analysis of its place in the history of American sport has, until recently, been sorely... (read more)

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A Race for the Future: How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
A Race for the Future: How Conservatives Can Break the Liberal Monopoly on Hispanic Americans
by Michael Gonzalez
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US"Fascinating to the point of eye-popping. Michael Gonzalez delivers a conservative battle cry for Latinos and Hispanics to avoid those racial labels and speed their climb to the top of American life.  -Juan Williams, Fox News contributor and... (read more)

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Operation Familia
Operation Familia
by Donna Del Oro
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How does a modern, educated latina, disconnected from her traditional Mexican-American family, discover her true identity and orgullo (cultural pride)? Dina Salazar likes to think she has it together. Dodging the bullet of early marriage and motherhood... (read more)

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Latino STATS: American Hispanics by the Numbers
Latino STATS: American Hispanics by the Numbers
by Idelisse Malave
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At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers, the reality of the broad spectrum of... (read more)

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The Making of Chicana/o Studies: In the Trenches of Academe (Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States)
The Making of Chicana/o Studies: In the Trenches of Academe (Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the United States)
by Rodolfo F. Acuna
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The Making of Chicana/o Studies traces the philosophy and historical development of the field of Chicana/o studies from precursor movements to the Civil Rights era to today, focusing its lens on the political machinations in higher education that sought... (read more)

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Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest)
Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago (Latinos in Chicago and Midwest)
by Leonard G. Ramirez
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Overflowing with powerful testimonies of six female community activists who have lived and worked in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Chicanas of 18th Street reveals the convictions and approaches of those organizing for social reform. In chronicling... (read more)

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Officially Hispanic: Classification Policy and Identity
Officially Hispanic: Classification Policy and Identity
by Jose Enrique Idler
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Officially Hispanic takes a critical look at the American government's classification system of ethnicity and race. Classification policies - related to issues of identity and civil rights - are an important feature of American politics. The... (read more)

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Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America)
Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago (Historical Studies of Urban America)
by Lilia Fernandez
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Brown in the Windy Cityand#160;is the first history to examine the migration and settlement of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in postwar Chicago. Lilia Fernand#225;ndez reveals how the two populations arrived in Chicago in the midst of tremendous social and... (read more)

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Post-Colonial Trinidad: An Ethnographic Journal (Studies of the Americas)
Post-Colonial Trinidad: An Ethnographic Journal (Studies of the Americas)
by Colin Clarke
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Clarke and Clarke have created a journal that provides an ethnographic record of the East Indians and Creoles of San Fernando--and the entire sugar belt south of the town known as Naparima. They record socio-political relations during the second year of... (read more)

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The Price of Poverty: Money, Work, and Culture in the Mexican American Barrio
The Price of Poverty: Money, Work, and Culture in the Mexican American Barrio
by Daniel Dohan
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This book examines the causes and consequences of poverty in contemporary Mexican-American urban neighborhoods using ethnographic descriptions of poor people's everyday lives.... (read more)

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Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds: Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America (07 Edition)
Mongrels, Bastards, Orphans, and Vagabonds: Mexican Immigration and the Future of Race in America (07 Edition)
by Gregory Rodriguez
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Rows of Memory: Journeys of a Migrant Sugar-Beet Worker
Rows of Memory: Journeys of a Migrant Sugar-Beet Worker
by Saul Sanchez
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Every year from April to October, the Sánchez family traveled—crowded in the back of trucks, camping in converted barns, tending and harvesting crops across the breadth of the United States. Although hoeing sugar beets with a short hoe... (read more)

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Constructing Mexico City: Colonial Conflicts Over Culture, Space, and Authority
Constructing Mexico City: Colonial Conflicts Over Culture, Space, and Authority
by Sharon Bailey Glasco
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Constructing Mexico City: Colonial Conflicts over Culture, Space, and Authority examines the spatial, material, and cultural dimensions of life in eighteenth-century Mexico City, through programs that colonial leaders created to renovate and reshape... (read more)

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The Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America
The Presumed Alliance: The Unspoken Conflict Between Latinos and Blacks and What It Means for America
by Nicolas Corono Vaca
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As Latino and African Americans increasingly live side by side in large urban centers, as well as in suburban clusters, the idealized concept of a "Rainbow Coalition" would suggest that these two disenfranchised groups are natural political allies... (read more)

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Everything You Need To Know About Latino History : 2008 Edition (Rev 07 Edition)
Everything You Need To Know About Latino History : 2008 Edition (Rev 07 Edition)
by Himilce Novas
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The popular primer to Latino life and culture?updated for 2008 Latinos represent the fastest-growing ethnic population in the United States. In an accessible and entertaining question-and-answer format, this completely revised 2008 edition provides the... (read more)

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Latino Politics in America: Community, Culture, and Interests
Latino Politics in America: Community, Culture, and Interests
by John A. Garcia
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Latinos constitute the fastest-growing population in the United States today, and Latino political participation is growing rapidly. Still, Latino political power is not commensurate with the numbers, and much potential remains to be tapped. In Latino... (read more)

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The Dream Fields of Florida: Mexican Farmworkers and the Myth of Belonging
The Dream Fields of Florida: Mexican Farmworkers and the Myth of Belonging
by Ella Schmidt
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Immigrant workers from indigenous communities who are working in low-wage jobs are often stigmatized for their origins, their status, and their poverty. For them, achieving the American Dream means overcoming the historic biases of contemporary economic,... (read more)

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Latinos in a Changing Society (07 Edition)
Latinos in a Changing Society (07 Edition)
by Montero-siebur
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The perspectives of Latino researchers on the contributions of Latinos to American society are presented in this book, as well as on the demographic and social changes of Latino groups and the challenges they face in the new century.... (read more)

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Mexican American Religions (08 Edition)
Mexican American Religions (08 Edition)
by Espinosa
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This collection presents a rich, multidisciplinary inquiry into the role of religion in the Mexican American community. Breaking new ground by analyzing the influence of religion on Mexican American literature, art, activism, and popular culture, it... (read more)

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Introduction To the U.S. Latina and Latino Religious Experience.
Introduction To the U.S. Latina and Latino Religious Experience.
by Hector Avalos
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Latinos/Latinas are the largest minority in the United States, but the field of U.S. Latino/Latina studies is still in its infancy. This work represents the first single volume ever published on the U.S. Latino/Latina religious experience, an area that... (read more)

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