Challenging Fronteras : Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.s : an Anthology of Readings

Challenging Fronteras : Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.s : an Anthology of Readings

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 315 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780415916073
  • DDC分類 305.868

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Challenging Fronteras reflects an important new wave of research that moves beyond sweeping generalizations that treat Latinos as a monolithic cultural group. This anthology focuses on the diversity of Latino experiences by providing historical specificity and cutting-edge research that employs the conceptual and analytical tools of social science. Contributors, selected from leading researchers in Latino Studies, include Patricia Zavella, Suzanne Oboler, Alejandro Portes, Clara Rodriquez, Marta Tienda, Nestor Rodriquez, and others.

Table of Contents

Preface                                            vii(2)
Introduction ix
PART ONE CONCEPTUALIZING THE LATINO EXPERIENCE 7 (74)
1 THE STRUCTURING OF HISPANIC ETHNICITY: 7 (24)
Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
Candace Nelson
Marta Tienda
2 "SO FAR FROM GOD, SO CLOSE TO THE UNITED 31 (24)
STATES": The Roots of Hispanic Homogenization
Suzanne Oboler
3 THE INVENTION OF ETHNIC ORIGINS AND THE 55 (26)
NEGOTIATION OF LATINO IDENTITY, 1969-1981
J. Jorge Klor de Alva
PART TWO IMMIGRATION: COMING FROM THE AMERICAS 81 (80)
4 CENTRAL AMERICAN MIGRATION: A Framework 81 (20)
for Analysis
Nora Hamilton
Norma Stoltz Chinchilla
5 A SUMMARY OF PUERTO RICAN MIGRATION TO THE 101(14)
UNITED STATES
Clara E. Rodriguez
6 THE HISTORY OF MEXICAN UNDOCUMENTED 115(20)
SETTLEMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
7 A REPEAT PERFORMANCE? The Nicaraguan Exodus 135(26)
Alejandro Portes
Alex Stepick
PART THREE RECONSTRUCTING ETHNIC IDENTITIES 161(54)
8 LOS DOMINICANYORKS: The Making of a 161(14)
Binational Society
Luis E. Guarnizo
9 "QUE ASSIMILATED, BROTHER, YO SOY 175(12)
ASIMILAO": The Structuring of Puerto Rican
Identity in the U.S.
Juan Flores
10 REFLECTIONS ON DIVERSITY AMONG CHICANAS 187(8)
Patricia Zavella
11 LIFE AS THE MAID'S DAUGHTER: An 195(20)
Exploration of the Everyday Boundaries of
Race, Class, and Gender
Mary Romero
PART FOUR PAID AND UNPAID WORK: NEGOTIAGING 215(50)
GENDER RELATIONS
12 POWER SURRENDERED, POWER RESTORED: The 215(14)
Politics of Work and Family Among Hispanic
Garment Workers in California and Florida
M. Patricia Fernandez-Kelly
Anna M. Garcia
13 RELUCTANT COMPLIANCE: Work-Family Role 229(18)
Allocation in Dual-Earner Chicano Families
Scott Coltrane
Elsa O. Valdez
14 NEW ROLES IN A NEW LANDSCAPE 247(18)
Terry A. Repack
PART FIVE ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL RESTRUCTURING 265(46)
15 BROTHERS IN WOOD 265(14)
Alex Stepick
Guillermo Grenier
Steve Morris
Debbie Draznin
16 THE POLITICS OF LANGUAGE IN MIAMI 279(18)
Max J. Castro
17 APARTMENT RESTRUCTURING AND LATINO 297(14)
IMMIGRANT TENANT STRUGGLES: A Case Study of
Human Agency
Nestor P. Rodriguez
Jacqueline Maria Hagan
Index 311