Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies: A Companion to Latina/o Studies

Editor/Author Flores, Juan and Rosaldo, Renato
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-470-65826-0
Category: Social Sciences - Ethnic Studies
Image Count: 3
Book Status: Pending
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A Companion to Latina/o Studies is a collection of original essays written by leading scholars in the field, dedicated to exploring the question of what 'Latino/a' is. Brings together in one volume a diverse range of original essays by established and emerging scholars in the field of Latina/o Studies. Offers a timely reference to the issues, topics, and approaches to the study of US Latinos - now the largest minority population in the United States. Explores the depth of creative scholarship in this field, including theories of latinisimo, immigration, political and economic perspectives, education, race/class/gender and sexuality, language, and religion Considers areas of broader concern, including history, identity, public representations, cultural expression and racialization (including African and Native American heritage).

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