Hispanics Latinos In The United States

Author by : Jorge J.E. Gracia
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Publisher by : Routledge
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Description : The presence and impact of Hispanics/Latinos in the United States cannot be ignored. Already the largest minority group, by 2050 their numbers will exceed all the other minority groups in the United States combined. The diversity of this population is often understated, but the people differ in terms of their origin, race. language, custom, religion, political affiliation, education and economic status. The heterogeneity of the Hispanic/Latino population raises questions about their identity and their rights: do they really constitute a group? That is, do they have rights as a group, or just as individuals? This volume, addresses these concerns through a varied and interdisciplinary approach.


Hispanic Spaces Latino Places

Author by : Daniel Arreola
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Publisher by : University of Texas Press
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Description : Hispanics/Latinos are the largest ethnic minority in the United States—but they are far from being a homogenous group. Mexican Americans in the Southwest have roots that extend back four centuries, while Dominicans and Salvadorans are very recent immigrants. Cuban Americans in South Florida have very different occupational achievements, employment levels, and income from immigrant Guatemalans who work in the poultry industry in Virginia. In fact, the only characteristic shared by all Hispanics/Latinos in the United States is birth or ancestry in a Spanish-speaking country. In this book, sixteen geographers and two sociologists map the regional and cultural diversity of the Hispanic/Latino population of the United States. They report on Hispanic communities in all sections of the country, showing how factors such as people's country/culture of origin, length of time in the United States, and relations with non-Hispanic society have interacted to create a wide variety of Hispanic communities. Identifying larger trends, they also discuss the common characteristics of three types of Hispanic communities—those that have always been predominantly Hispanic, those that have become Anglo-dominated, and those in which Hispanics are just becoming a significant portion of the population.


Latinos In The United States

Author by : David T. Abalos
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The State Of Latino Theater In The United States

Author by : Luis Ramos-García
Languange : en
Publisher by : Psychology Press
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Description : First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Latinos

Author by : Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ of California Press
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Description : "Latinos brings together the most sophisticated thinking on the changing intellectual complexion of America."--Henry Louis Gates, Jr., author of Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Man


Hispanics And United States Film

Author by : Gary D. Keller
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Publisher by : Bilingual Press
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Description : In its role as handbook, Hispanics and United States Film provides the best single source of information on Hispanic personalities in American film and on American films with a Hispanic focus produced from 1896 to the present time. Hundreds of films, actors, and other figures of the film industry are referenced. This informational component of the book, which provides titles, dates, and other filmographic information, is supplemented by a bibliography on the subject.


Hispanic Periodicals In The United States Origins To 1960

Author by : Nicolás Kanellos
Languange : en
Publisher by : Arte Publico Press
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Description : By all accounts, the most important document for studying the history, literature, and culture of Hispanics in the United States has been Spanish-language newspapers. Now, a noted cultural historian and a respected indexer-bibliographer have teamed up to provide the first comprehensive and authoritative source on the production, worldview, and distribution of these periodicals. This useful compendium includes richly annotated entries, notes, and three indexes: by subject, by date, and by geography.


Handbook Of Hispanic Cultures In The United States Sociology

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Latino Immigrants And The Transformation Of The U S South

Author by : Mary E. Odem
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of Georgia Press
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Description : The Latino population in the South has more than doubled over the past decade. The mass migration of Latin Americans to the U.S. South has led to profound changes in the social, economic, and cultural life of the region and inaugurated a new era in southern history. This multidisciplinary collection of essays, written by U.S. and Mexican scholars, explores these transformations in rural, urban, and suburban areas of the South. Using a range of different methodologies and approaches, the contributors present in-depth analyses of how immigration from Mexico and Central and South America is changing the South and how immigrants are adapting to the southern context. Among the book’s central themes are the social and economic impact of immigration, the resulting shifts in regional culture, new racial dynamics, immigrant incorporation and place-making, and diverse southern responses to Latino newcomers. Various chapters explore ethnic and racial tensions among poultry workers in rural Mississippi and forestry workers in Alabama; the “Mexicanization” of the urban landscape in Dalton, Georgia; the costs and benefits of Latino labor in North Carolina; the challenges of living in transnational families; immigrant religious practice and community building in metropolitan Atlanta; and the creation of Latino spaces in rural and urban South Carolina and Georgia.


Hispanic Literature Of The United States

Author by : Nicolás Kanellos
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
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Description : This essential reference covers Hispanic literature in the United States from the Spanish colonial period to the present.