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Challenging fronteras : structuring Latina and Latino lives in the U.S. : an anthology of readings / edited by Mary Romero, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Vilma Ortiz.

Contributor(s): Romero, Mary | Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette | Ortiz, Vilma, 1954-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Routledge, 1997Description: xix, 315 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0415916070 (alk. paper); 0415916089 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity | Hispanic Americans -- Cultural assimilation | Latin America -- Emigration and immigration | United States -- Emigration and immigration | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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Mary Romerois Professor in the Chicana and Chicano Studies Program at Arizona State University, and is author of Maid in the U.S.A.(Routledge, 1992). PierretteHondagneu- Sotelo,Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, is the author of Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiencesof Immigration(1994). Vilma Ortizis Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

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