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Latinos in the Midwest
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Over the past twenty years, the Latino population in the Midwest has grown rapidly, both in urban and rural areas. As elsewhere in the country, shifting demographics in the region have given rise to controversy and mixed reception. Where some communities have greeted Latinos openly, others have been more guarded. In spite of their increasing presence, Latinos remain the most marginalized major population group in the country. In coming years, the projected growth of this population will require greater attention from policymakers concerned with helping to incorporate them into the nation’s core institutions. This eye-opening collection of essays examines the many ways in which an increase in the Latino population has impacted the Midwest — culturally, economically, educationally, and politically. Drawing on studies, personal histories, legal rulings, and other sources, this book takes an interdisciplinary approach to an increasingly important topic in American society and offers a glimpse into the nation’s demographic future.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Foreword
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-16
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  1. Aztl
  2. pp. 17-32
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  1. The Changing Demography of Latinos in the Midwest
  2. pp. 33-56
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  1. Cosas Políticas: Politics, Attitudes, and Perceptions by Region
  2. pp. 57-86
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  1. Institutional Obstacles to Incorporation: Latino Immigrant Experiences in a Midsized Rust-Belt City
  2. pp. 87-118
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  1. The Impact of an Immigration and Customs Enforcement Raid on Marshalltown, Iowa
  2. pp. 119-166
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  1. Health Needs of Latina Women in Central Illinois: Promoting Early Detection of Cervical and Breast Cancer
  2. pp. 167-180
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  1. Latinos and the Risk of Arrest: National and Regional Effects
  2. pp. 181-206
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  1. Litigating Bilingual Education: A History of the Gomez Decision in Illinois
  2. pp. 207-226
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  1. Reaching across Borders: The Transnationalizing Effect of Mexican Migration on Public Schools on the Outskirts of Chicago
  2. pp. 227-266
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  1. Increasing Knowledge and Networking Opportunities for Small-Scale Mexican Growers in Southwest Michigan
  2. pp. 267-280
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  1. CitySpirit: A People’s Mural in Detroit’s Mexicantown
  2. pp. 281-302
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 303-316
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  1. About the Contributors
  2. pp. 317-322
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