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Numbering over a third of California's population and thirteen percent of the U.S. population, people of Mexican ancestry represent a hugely complex group with a long history in the country. Contributors explore a broad range of issues regarding California's ethnic Mexican population, including their concentration among the working poor and as day laborers; their participation in various sectors of the educational system; social problems such as domestic violence; their contributions to the arts, especially music; media stereotyping; and political alliances and alignments._x000B__x000B_Contributors are Brenda D. Arellano, Leo R. Chavez, Yvette G. Flores, Ramón A. Gutierrez, Aída Hurtado, Olga Najera-Ramírez, Chon A. Noriega, Manuel Pastor Jr., Armida Ornelas, Russell W. Rumberger, Daniel G. Solórzano, Enriqueta Valdez Curiel, and Abel Valenzuela Jr.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-12
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  1. PART I. WORK AND POVERTY
  2. p. 13
  1. 1. Poverty, Work, and Public Policy: Latino Futures in California's New Economy
  2. pp. 15-35
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  1. 2. Working Day Labor: Informal and Contingent Employment
  2. pp. 36-58
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  1. PART II. EDUCATION AND ACHIEVEMENT
  2. p. 59
  1. 3. Understanding and Addressing the California Latino Achievement Gap in Early Elementary School
  2. pp. 61-76
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  1. 4. Reaffirming Affirmative Action: An Equal Opportunity Analysis of Advanced Placement Courses and University Admissions
  2. pp. 77-93
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  1. 5. Chicano Struggles for Racial Justice: The Movement's Contribution to Social Theory
  2. pp. 94-110
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  1. 6. "Lifting As We Climb": Educated Chicanas' Social Identities and Commitment to Social Action
  2. pp. 111-130
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  1. PART III. CULTURE AND SELF-PRESERVATION
  2. p. 131
  1. 7. The Quebec Metaphor, Invasion, and Reconquest in Public Discourse on Mexican Immigration
  2. pp. 133-154
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  1. 8. Prime-Time Protest: Latinos and Network Television
  2. pp. 155-167
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  1. 9. The Politics of Passion: Poetics and Performance of La Cancion Ranchera
  2. pp. 168-180
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  1. PART IV. CULTURE AND VIOLENCE
  2. p. 181
  1. 10. Conflict Resolution and Intimate Partner Violence among Mexicans on Both Sides of the Border
  2. pp. 183-216
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 217-242
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 243-246
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 247-255
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780252091421
Print ISBN
9780252034114
MARC Record
OCLC
748779220
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
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