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This book is the eighth in a series of works published by the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies at Harvard University. DRCLAS works to increase knowledge of the cultures, economies, histories, environment, and contemporary affairs of Latin America; to foster cooperation and understanding among the peoples of the Americas; and to contribute to democracy, social progress, and sustainable development throughout the hemisphere. Book jacket.
Table of Contents
|Preface to the 2009 Edition||p. xi|
|Introduction: The Research Agenda||p. 1|
|Histories, Migrations, and Communities||p. 39|
|"Y tu, que?" (Y2K): Latino History in the New Millennium||p. 45|
|Islands and Enclaves: Caribbean Latinos in Historical Perspective||p. 59|
|Power and Identity: Miami Cubans||p. 75|
|Community Dynamics and the Rise of Street Gangs||p. 97|
|Gender, Ethnicity, and Race in School and Work Outcomes of Second-Generation Mexican Americans||p. 110|
|Unions and Latinos: Mutual Transformation||p. 126|
|Two Nations under God? Latino Religious Life in the United States||p. 150|
|Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the "New" Latino Immigration to the United States||p. 165|
|Resurrecting Exclusion: The Effects of 1996 U.S. Immigration Reform on Communities and Families in Texas, El Salvador, and Mexico||p. 190|
|Health, Families, Languages, Education, and Politics||p. 207|
|The Latino Health Research Agenda for the Twenty-first Century||p. 215|
|Latinos' Access to Employment-based Health Insurance||p. 236|
|Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home||p. 259|
|Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino Immigrant Families||p. 274|
|The Plasticity of Culture and Psychodynamic and Psychosocial Processes in Latino Immigrant Families||p. 289|
|Bilingual Infants: Mapping the Research Agenda||p. 306|
|Latin@ Languages and Identities||p. 321|
|Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation||p. 339|
|The Schooling of Latino Children||p. 362|
|Affirmative Action, X Percent Plans, and Latino Access to Higher Education in the Twenty-first Century||p. 375|
|Forever Seen as New: Latino Participation in American Elections||p. 398|
|Gender and Citizenship in Latino Political Participation||p. 410|
|Epilogue: Problematic Paradigms: Racial Diversity and Corporate Identity in the Latino Community||p. 435|
|Afterword: American Projections||p. 457|
|Notes on Contributors||p. 463|
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