Latinos : remaking America / edited by Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco and Mariela M. Páez

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Subjects: Hispanic Americans--Social conditions--21st century--Congresses
Hispanic Americans--Politics and government--21st century--Congresses
Hispanic Americans--Economic conditions--21st century--Congresses
United States--Social conditions--1980---Congresses
United States--Ethnic relations--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2002
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xii, 490 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Research Agenda / Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco, Mariela M. Paez 1
Pt. 1. Histories, Migrations, and Communities 39
1. "Y tu, que?" (Y2K): Latino History in the New Millennium / George J. Sanchez 45
2. Islands and Enclaves: Caribbean Latinos in Historical Perspective / Juan Flores 59
3. Power and Identity: Miami Cubans / Alex Stepick, Carol Dutton Stepick 75
Commentary / John H. Coatsworth 93
4. Community Dynamics and the Rise of Street Gangs / Diego Vigil 97
5. Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in School and Work Outcomes of Second-Generation Mexican Americans / Robert C. Smith 110
6. Unions and Latinos: Mutual Transformation / John Trumpbour, Elaine Bernard 126
Commentary / Merilee S. Grindle 146
7. Two Nations under God? Latino Religious Life in the United States / Peggy Levitt 150
8. Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the "New" Latino Immigration to the United States / Wayne A. Cornelius 165
9. Resurrecting Exclusion: The Effects of 1996 U.S. Immigration Reform on Communities and Families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico / Jacqueline Hagan, Nestor Rodriguez 190
Commentary / Mary Waters 202
Pt. 2. Health, Families, Languages, Education, and Politics 207
10. The Latino Health Research Agenda for the Twenty-first Century / David E. Hayes-Bautista 215
11. Latinos' Access to Employment-based Health Insurance / E. Richard Brown, Hongjian Yu 236
Commentary / Paul Farmer 254
12. Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo 259
13. Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino Immigrant Families / Celia Jaes Falicov 274
14. The Plasticity of Culture and Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Processes in Latino Immigrant Families / Ricardo C. Ainslie 289
Commentary / Carola Suarez-Orozco 302
15. Bilingual Infants: Mapping the Research Agenda / Barbara Zurer Pearson 306
16. Latin[actual symbol not reproducible] Languages and Identities / Ana Celia Zentella 321
17. Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation / Patricia Gandara 339
Commentary / Maria S. Carlo, Catherine E. Snow 359
18. The Schooling of Latino Children / Luis C. Moll, Richard Ruiz 362
19. Affirmative Action, X Percent Plans, and Latino Access to Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century / Jorge Chapa 375
Commentary / Gary Orfield 389
20. Forever Seen as New: Latino Participation in American Elections / Louis DeSipio, Rodolfo O. de la Garza 398
21. Gender and Citizenship in Latino Political Participation / Lisa J. Montoya 410
Commentary / Jorge I. Dominguez 430
Epilogue: Problematic Paradigms: Racial Diversity and Corporate Identity in the Latino Community / Silvio Torres-Saillant 435
Afterword: American Projections / Doris Sommer 457
Notes on Contributors 463
Index 467
Additional Authors: Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M., 1956-
Páez, Mariela
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies
Notes: LCCN: 2001053492
ISBN: 0520234863 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 0520234871 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University."
Papers originally presented at the conference entitled Latinos in the 21st century : mapping the research agenda, held in April 2000 at Harvard University
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 48032626
ISBN/ISSN: 0520234863