Latino crossings : Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the politics of race and citizenship /

Despite being combined in census data, there are divisions between Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in the United States. This book examines how constructions of Latino self and otherness interact with America's white/black racial consciousness.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: De Genova, Nicholas
Other Authors: Ramos-Zayas, Ana Y.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : Latino crossings
  • "Latino" locations : the politics of space in Chicago
  • Economies of dignity : ideologies of work and worth
  • Performing deservingness : "Civility" and "Modernity" in conflict
  • Familiar apparitions : gender and ideologies of the family
  • Latino languages, mixed signals
  • Latino rehearsals : divergent articulations of Latinidad
  • Conclusion : Latino futures?