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Don Quixote in English

William Childers

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Don Quixote in EnglishIntroductionAsked whether Don Quixote could become a bridge between North and South America, Jorge Luis Borges replied, “Yes, I ...

El Paso

Monica Perales, Sandra I. Enríquez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

El PasoIntroductionEl Paso, Texas, is the epicenter of the largest international border metroplex in the Western Hemisphere. With a population of near...

Environmental Issues in Latinx Studies

Christina Holmes, Mayra Leon Coss

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Environmental Issues in Latinx StudiesIntroductionTo expand the lens of what is considered an environmental issue in Latinx studies, this overview inc...


Sony Coranez Bolton, Josen Diaz

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

FilipinosIntroduction“Filipino” refers to those who claim ethnonational ties to the Philippines. At the same time that the term assumes such an affili...


Camilla Fojas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Film Introduction Latina and Latino stars, filmmakers, characters, and storylines have been present in Hollywood and independent cinema from t...

Food Industry

Meredith Abarca, Joshua Lopez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Food IndustryIntroductionFood’s complex roles in Latinas/os’ lives are such that we simultaneously need to explore the dynamics caused by the food ind...


Jorge Iber

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

FootballIntroductionFrom the start of the field of sports history as a recognized academic endeavor in the early 1970s, one of the major areas of the ...

Foreign Policy and Latinos

Jeronimo Cortina

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Foreign Policy and LatinosIntroductionThe United States is a pluralist democracy in which freedom of speech and association are guaranteed for every m...


Nancy Raquel Mirabal

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

GentrificationIntroductionOver the last two decades research on gentrification has boomed. As major cities across the United States experience seismic...

Health, Latino

David E. Hayes-Bautista, Mithi del Rosario

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Latino HealthIntroductionLatinos are the fastest-growing population in the United States: the US Bureau of Census (2012) projects that the Latino popu...

Hemispheric Latinidad

Paloma Martinez-Cruz

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Hemispheric LatinidadIntroductionHemispheric Latinidad describes various aspects of cultural proximity across the diverse ethnic, national, and geopol...

Higher Education

Amaury Nora, Gloria Crisp, Nicole Alia Salis Reyes, Vincent D. Carales, Kenny Lopez, Kelly Alvarado

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Higher EducationIntroductionHispanics in the United States play an integral role in shaping American society. Currently, Latinos are the largest and y...

Hijuelos, Oscar

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Oscar HijuelosIntroductionOne of the best-known and most successful Latino writers, Oscar Hijuelos (b. 1951–d. 2013) was the first writer of Hispanic ...


Tatcho Mindiola

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Houston Introduction The presence of Mexicans in Houston is a 20th-century phenomenon. Thus, unlike other Texas cities like El Paso and San An...

Huerta, Dolores

Steven W. Bender

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Dolores HuertaIntroductionRecipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2012 and a cofounder with César Chávez of the United Farm Workers (UFW) un...


Maria Luna-Duarte, Pamela Anne Quiroz

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

IllinoisIntroductionThe state of Illinois represents a geographic, social, and political intersection of multiple Latino ethnic groups whose pathways ...

Immigration to the United States

Greta A. Gilbertson, Mary G. Powers

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Immigration to the United States Introduction Major increases in the numbers of global immigrants over the last half-century have resulted in ...


Arturo Aldama, Clint Carroll, Natasha Myhal, Luz Ruiz, Maria Ruiz-Martinez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

IndigeneityIntroductionIssues of indigeneity, along with mestizaje—racial and cultural mixtures of African, indigenous, and Spanish ancestries and cul...

Latin Jazz

Alex W. Rodriguez, Ilan Stavans

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Latin Jazz Introduction Sounding itself out in the diverse and resonant spaces between Afro-diasporic musical traditions across the Americas, ...

Latina Political Participation

Anna Sampaio

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Latina Political Participation Introduction Contemporary Latinas and Latinos constitute a growing political influence in American politics. Mo...

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