Latinos : Remaking America

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Pub. Date: 2002-06-01
Publisher(s): Univ of California Pr
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Summary

Probing the themes of transnationalism, race, gender, and class, this pathbreaking volume by a group of eminent scholars provides the most incisive and comprehensive look to date at what every citizen needs to know about the Latino experience in the United States

Author Biography

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Education at Harvard University, is Co-Director of the Harvard Immigration Projects. He is author of many scholarly articles and books Mariela M. Paez received her doctorate in education from Harvard in 2001. She is currently working as a researcher at Harvard University

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: The Research Agenda 1(38)
Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco
Mariela M. Paez
PART ONE: HISTORIES, MIGRATIONS, AND COMMUNITIES 39(168)
``Y tu, ¿que?'' (Y2K): Latino History in the New Millennium
45(14)
George J. Sanchez
Islands and Enclaves: Caribbean Latinos in Historical Perspective
59(16)
Juan Flores
Power and Identity: Miami Cubans
75(22)
Alex Stepick
Carol Dutton Stepick
Commentary
93(4)
John H. Coatsworth
Community Dynamics and the Rise of Street Gangs
97(13)
Diego Vigil
Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in School and Work Outcomes of Second-Generation Mexican Americans
110(16)
Robert C. Smith
Unions and Latinos: Mutual Transformation
126(24)
John Trumpbour
Elaine Bernard
Commentary
146(4)
Merilee S. Grindle
Two Nations under God? Latino Religious Life in the United States
150(15)
Peggy Levitt
Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the ``New'' Latino Immigration to the United States
165(25)
Wayne A. Cornelius
Resurrecting Exclusion: The Effects of 1996 U.S. Immigration Reform on Communities and Families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico
190(17)
Jacqueline Hagan
Nestor Rodriguez
Commentary
202(5)
Mary Waters
PART TWO: HEALTH, FAMILIES, LANGUAGES, EDUCATION, AND POLITICS 207(228)
The Latino Health Research Agenda for the Twenty first Century
215(21)
David E. Hayes-Bautista
Latinos' Access to Employment-based Health Insurance
236(23)
E. Richard Brown
Hongjian Yu
Commentary
254(5)
Paul Farmer
Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home
259(15)
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino Immigrant Families
274(15)
Celia Jaes Falicov
The Plasticity of Culture and Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Processes in Latino Immigrant Families
289(17)
Ricardo C. Ainslie
Commentary
302(4)
Carola Suarez-Orouo
Bilingual Infants: Mapping the Research Agenda
306(15)
Barbara Zurer Pearson
Latin@ Languages and Identities
321(18)
Ana Celia Zentella
Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation
339(23)
Patricia Gandara
Commentary
359(3)
Maria S. Carlo
Catherine E. Snow
The Schooling of Latino Children
362(13)
Luis C. Moll
Richard Ruix
Affirmative Action, X Percent Plans, and Latino Access to Higher Education in the Twenty first Century
375(23)
Jorge Chapa
Commentary
389(9)
Gary Orfield
Forever Seen as New: Latino Participation in American Elections
398(12)
Louis DeSipio
Rodolfo O. de la Garza
Gender and Citizenship in Latino Political Participation
410(25)
Lisa J. Montoya
Commentary
430(5)
Jorge I. Dominguez
Epilogue: Problematic Paradigms: Racial Diversity and Corporate Identity in the Latino Community 435(22)
Silvio Torres-Saillant
Afterword: American Projections 457(6)
Doris Sommer
Notes on Contributors 463(4)
Index 467

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