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  1. The Quest for Tejano Identity in San Antonio, Texas, 1913-2000

    By Richard Buitron

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    The Quest for Tejano Identity was written as a study of Mexican American consciousness, and a history of the assumptions and intellectual responses of Mexican Americans in south Texas. The work uses history to inquire why different ethnic groups think, act and speak as they do as they encounter...

    Published October 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Latino-Anglo Bargaining

    Culture, Structure and Choice in Court Mediation

    By Christine Rack

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This book shows the mechanisms by which cultural differences reinforce structural privilege and disadvantage in the informal process of mediated negotiation. Are all people equally likely to pursue their own material self-interest in the negotiation process used in small claims mediation? Did...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Inviting Latino Voters

    Party Messages and Latino Party Identification

    By Stacey L. Connaughton

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Latino's increasing numbers and their uncertain voting behaviors have enticed Democrats and Republicans to actively court this demographic group, seeking their partisan identification. Through in-depth interviews with campaign strategists, a quantitative analysis of Latino-oriented television...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Promised Land?

    The Lives and Voices of Hispanic Immigrants in the New South

    By Patricia L. Goerman

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Through analysis of in-depth interviews with seventy-three Hispanic immigrants in Central Virginia, this book offers a rare in-depth look at the views and circumstances of immigrants in a new receiving area. It provides an examination of the new migration trend including an analysis of...

    Published September 10th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Skin Color and Identity Formation

    Perception of Opportunity and Academic Orientation Among Mexican and Puerto Rican Youth

    By Edward Fergus

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Caribbean Spanish in the Metropolis

    Spanish Language among Cubans, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans in the New York City Area

    By Edwin M. Lamboy

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This study focuses on first- and second-generation Cubans, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans living in the New York City area. In particular, the author creates a sociolinguistic profile of these cohorts and evaluates their attitudes towards Spanish and English, their use of these languages and their...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homsexualites

    By Manolo Guzmán

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Gay Hegemony/ Latino Homosexualities is an interdisciplinary project that weaves ethnographic interviewing with the analysis of texts and material culture to study the intersection of gayness with Latinidad....

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Post-Revolutionary Chicana Literature

    Memoir, Folklore and Fiction of the Border, 1900–1950

    By Sam Lopez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    This book examines how Chicana literature in three genres—memoir, folklore, and fiction—arose at the turn of the twentieth century in the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. Lopez examines three women writers and highlights their contributions to Chicana writing in its earliest years...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature

    Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

    By Alma Rosa Alvarez

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature looks at the ways in which Chicana/o authors who have experienced cultural disconnection or marginalization because of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation attempt to forge a connection back to Chicana/o culture through their use of...

    Published April 10th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Residential Segregation Patterns of Latinos in the United States, 1990–2000

    By Michael E Martin

    Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

    Historically, residential segregation of Latinos has generally been seen as a result of immigration and the process of self-segregation into ethnic enclaves. The only theoretical exception to ethnic enclave Latino segregation has been the structural inequality related to Latinos that have a high...

    Published November 29th 2006 by Routledge