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Title Inside the Latin@ experience : a Latin@ studies reader / edited by Norma E. Cantú and María E. Fránquiz
Edition First edition
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 265 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Changing the national ethos or just being American? Latin@ political participation / Sylvia Manzano and Arturo Vega -- State-federal relations concerning Latin@ civil rights in the United States / Norma V. Cantú -- Latin@s in the U.S. military / Jorge Mariscal -- The "swirl" migration of Mexican-origin students : a cross-border analysis using the Mexican and U.S. censuses / Stella M. Flores and Germán Treviño -- Making, buying, selling, and using the umbrella : recognizing the nuances of Latin@ popular culture / Patricia Marina Trujillo -- Traveling on the biliteracy highway : educators paving a road toward conocimiento / María E. Fránquiz -- Traditional cultural expressions : an analysis of the secular and religious folkways of Latin@s in the United States / Norma E. Cantú -- Language and identity of immigrant Central American Pentecostal youth in Southern California / Lucila D. Ek -- Staging the self, staging empowerment : an overview of Latina theater and performance / Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz -- Literary currency : coined contributions of Latin@ literature in the United States / Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs -- Politics of aesthetics : mariachi music in the United States / Russell C. Rodríguez -- From Boricua dancers to salsa soldiers : the cultural politics of globalized salsa dancing in Chicago / Frances R. Aparicio
Summary Latinos comprise the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, and this interdisciplinary anthology gathers the scholarship of both early career and senior Latina/o scholars whose work explores the varied and unique latinidades, or Latino cultural identities, of this group
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-252) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Cantú, Norma E., 1947-
Fránquiz, María E.
LC no. 2010282112
ISBN 0230106846 (electronic bk.)
9780230106840 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Inside the Latina experience