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Title:
Challenging fronteras : structuring Latina and Latino lives in the U.S. : an anthology of readings
Author:
Romero, Mary.
Publication Information:
New York : Routledge, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xix, 315 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The structuring of Hispanic ethnicity : historical and contemporary perspectives -- "So far from God, so close to the United States" : the roots of Hispanic homogenization -- The invention of ethnic origins and the negotiation of Latino identity, 1969-1981 -- Central American migration : a framework for analysis -- A summary of Puerto Rican migration to the United States -- The history of Mexican undocumented settlement in the United States -- A repeat performance? : the Nicaraguan exodus -- Los Dominicanyorks : the making of a binational society -- "Que assimilated, brother, yo soy asimilao" : the structuring of Puerto Rican identity in the U.S. -- Reflections on diversity among Chicanas -- Life as the maid's daughter : an exploration of the everyday boundaries of race, class, and gender -- Power surrendered, power restored : the politics of work and family among Hispanic garment workers in California and Florida -- Reluctant compliance : work-family role allocation in dual-earner Chicano families -- New roles in a new landscape -- Brothers in wood -- The politics of language in Miami -- Apartment restructuring and Latino immigrant tenant struggles : a case study of human agency.
ISBN:
9780415916073

9780415916080
Format :
Book

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