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This brief, affordable reader takes a provocative look at critical issues facing the Chican@ communities today and provides thought-provoking questions and writing topics for each reading.
Table of Contents
|We Owe History||p. 2|
|What Is a Hispanic?||p. 9|
|What's the Problem with "Hispanic"? Just Ask a "Latino"||p. 17|
|"New Urbanism" Embraces Latinos||p. 20|
|"But Can She Cook?" Family Expectations Weigh Heavily on Latina Students||p. 24|
|Creating the New Macho Man||p. 30|
|Family Pictures Shape Memory||p. 35|
|Changing Names and Making Connections: Como te llamas?||p. 40|
|A New Minority Makes Itself Known: Hispanic Muslims||p. 48|
|Additional Topics of Conversation||p. 52|
|Pop Culture||p. 54|
|Prime-Time Soaps Sizzle in Spanish, but Fall Flat in English||p. 55|
|Josefina Lopez: A Writer's Life||p. 59|
|Victory to the Low and Slow||p. 64|
|Whether or Not Selena Changed Tejano's Status Quo, She Certainly Changed the Genre||p. 73|
|Hispanic Girls in Sports Held Back by Tradition||p. 77|
|Spanglish: Pop Culture's Lingua Franca||p. 82|
|Additional Topics of Conversation||p. 87|
|Language and Education||p. 89|
|Proud to be a Product of Affirmative Action||p. 99|
|An Offering to the Power of Language||p. 105|
|Speaking Spanish||p. 108|
|Testing "English Only" Rules||p. 111|
|Where Do I Go with Spanish?||p. 115|
|Additional Topics of Conversation||p. 122|
|The Homeland, Aztlan||p. 125|
|Cross Purposes||p. 136|
|A Sense of Place||p. 142|
|At 15, a Step Ahead||p. 147|
|They Die in Brooks County||p. 151|
|Mexican-Americans Struggle for Jobs||p. 157|
|Hospitals Feeling Strain From Illegal Immigrants||p. 162|
|La Nueva Orleans||p. 166|
|Additional Topics of Conversation||p. 170|
|Everyday Issues||p. 171|
|A Latino Internet Revolution||p. 172|
|Town's-Eye View of Immigration Debate||p. 181|
|Bush's Spanish Lessons||p. 185|
|Curanderismo: Past and Present Viewpoints||p. 190|
|Work Place Health Disparities Increasing among Hispanics||p. 199|
|Acculturation Is Bad for Our Health: Less Fast Food, More Nopalitos||p. 206|
|"I Want to Live a Long Life": Starting Healthy Habits Early Program Helps Hispanic Children Learn to Stay Fit||p. 213|
|Latinos Re-Examine Pregnancy in Teens||p. 217|
|For Younger Latinos, a Shift to Smaller Families||p. 222|
|Additional Topics of Conversation||p. 226|
|Spanish-English Glossary||p. 229|
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