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Politics and the Media, Latino

Federico Subervi, Xavier Medina

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Latino Politics and the Media Introduction Although the study of Latino politics has become more popular in the last decade there are still to...

Popular Culture

William A. Nericcio

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Popular Culture Introduction It would not take a huge stretch of the imagination to embrace the fact that Latino studies is popular culture or...


Miguel Díaz-Barriga, Havidán Rodríguez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Poverty Introduction Latino/a poverty is once again a major topic of discussion in the national media and among policymakers. Research by the ...


Michael J. Montoya, Lydia Zacher Dixon, Natali Valdez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

PregnancyIntroductionLatina’s diverse experiences of pregnancy—across recent immigrants, first generations, and beyond—are influenced by multiple soci...

Property Rights

Steven W. Bender

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Property RightsIntroductionThe Latina/o experience of property ownership in the United States during the last 150 years is one marked by loss and excl...


Paul Barton

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Protestantism Introduction Latino mainline Protestantism in the US mainland was closely tied to the ideology of Manifest Destiny. Protestant m...

Public Radio

Ernest Sanchez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Public Radio Introduction Public radio is the current terminology used in the United States to describe noncommercial radio broadcast programm...

Puerto Rican Diaspora

Edna Acosta-Belén

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Puerto Rican Diaspora Introduction Puerto Rican migration to the United States is an ongoing process that began in relatively small numbers du...

Puerto Rican Literature in the Mainland

Edna Acosta-Belén

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Puerto Rican Literature in the Mainland Introduction Although Puerto Ricans had been migrating to the United States for decades before the Spa...

Puerto Ricans

Mérida M. Rúa, Carmen Teresa Whalen

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Puerto RicansIntroductionThis article focuses on the study of Puerto Ricans living in the continental United States and Hawaii, providing an overview ...


Evelyn I. Rodriguez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

QuinceañeraIntroductionA quinceañera (also known as a “fiesta de quince,” “fifteen,” “quince años,” or “quince”) is a coming-of-age tradition for a yo...


Petra R. Rivera-Rideau

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

ReggaetónIntroductionReggaetón (also spelled reggaeton, reguetón, and regeton) is a popular music characterized by rapid vocals and a steady “dembow” ...

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)

Miriam Jiménez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY)IntroductionAdriano de Jesús Espaillat is the first Dominican American congressperson in the history of the United States...


Doug Massey, Jorge Durand

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Retablos Introduction The word retablo comes from the Latin retro-tabula, literally meaning “behind the altar,” and originally it referred to ...

Rio Grande, The

Jessica Lavariega Monforti, Margaret A. Graham

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

The Rio GrandeIntroductionThe Rio Grande is a 1,900-mile-long river that has been a lifeline for communities that depend on its waters for sustenance ...


Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-03-27

RumbaIntroductionThe music and dance known as rumba (sometimes spelled “rhumba”) is an Americanized, ballroom-style adaption of several Cuban rhythms,...


Leisy Abrego, Ariana J. Valle

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Salvadoran-Americans Introduction Salvadorans have been migrating in small numbers to the United States since the early 1900s, but it was the ...

Sanctuary Cities

Benjamin Gonzalez O'Brien

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Sanctuary CitiesIntroductionSanctuary policies first emerged in the 1980s as a response to the Reagan administration’s denial of asylum claims for ref...

Science Fiction, Latino

Matthew Goodwin, Ilan Stavans

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Latino Science FictionIntroductionScience fiction is a genre of imaginative literature in which the events of the narrative are scientifically possibl...


Eva Gentes, Trish Van Bolderen

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Self-TranslationIntroductionAs a literary phenomenon, self-translation (formerly “auto-translation”) involves an author translating their own literary...

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