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Hispanic Americans

Author: Paul McCaffrey
Publisher: [Bronx, N.Y.] : H.W. Wilson Co., 2007.
Series: Reference shelf, v. 79, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul McCaffrey
ISBN: 9780824210670 0824210670
OCLC Number: 77485799
Description: 199 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
[pt]. 1. The Hispanic-American experience : demographics and beyond --
Editor's introduction --
1. Latino? Hispanic? Chicano? / Juan Castillo --
2. Hispanic Americans / Roberto Suro --
3. Racial, ethnic identities evolve as nation changes / Chris Echegaray --
4. A hybrid tongue or Slanguage? / Daniel Hernandez --
5. The Latino culture wars / Seth Kugel --
6. Hispanics have made great strides but are they still striving / Sarah Coppola --
7. The house that used to be in Mexico / Felix F. Gutierrez --
8. Changes in rhythm for Florida / John-Thor Dahlburg --
9. The new face of Appalachia / Kim Cobb --
[pt]. 2. Hispanic Americans and the immigration debate --
Editor's introduction --
1. Assimilation, past and present / Robert A. Levine --
2. Back to the future / David Frum --
3. English spoken here? / Sydney J. Freedberg --
4. Illegal--
but essential / David Streitfeld --
5. My life as an illegal / John Spong --
6. Divided over immigration / Jennifer Delson --
[pt]. 3. The growing political clout of Hispanic Americans --
Editor's introduction --
1. A Latin power surge / Arian Campo-Flores and Howard Fineman --
2. Latino power? / Roberto Suro --
3. Bush's "real" Hispanic numbers / Richard Nadler --
4. G.O.P. risking Hispanic votes on immigration / David D. Kirkpatrick. [pt]. 4. Cultural and econimic influence --
Editor's introduction --
1. A nueve generation / Jordan Levin --
2. Grading Hispanic gains on TV? Start with ABC / Eric Deggans --
3. Hispanics' web identity grows as ads target diverse audience / Alan Sipress --
4. English enters the media for Latinos / Leon Lazaroff --
5. Latino marketing goes mainstream / Samar Farah --
6. Pursuing Hispanic wealth / Ben White --
[pt]. 5. Education and bilingual debate --
Editor's introduction --
1. Bilingual or immersion? / Kendra Hamilton and Stephen Krashen --
2. From the beginning ... There needs to be light / Mayra Rodriguez Valladares --
3. Pew report : Latinos more likely than Blacks, Whites to attend the largest public high schools --
4. Demographic dilemma / Gary Boulard --
5. Academe's Hispanic future / Peter Schmidt --
Bibliography --
Books --
Web sites --
Additional periodical articles with abstracts --
Index.
Series Title: Reference shelf, v. 79, no. 1.
Responsibility: edited by Paul McCaffrey.
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