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U.S. Mexican War, The

Christopher Conway

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

The U.S. Mexican WarIntroductionThe US-Mexican War of 1846–1848 was key to the drawing of the modern borders of the United States and Mexico, and it c...

Asian-Latino Relations

Natalie Masuoka, Jennifer Wang

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Asian-Latino Relations Introduction The passage of the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act led to sweeping changes in the racial and ethnic m...

Bilingual Education

Luz Y. Herrera, Carla España, Ofelia García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Bilingual EducationIntroduction“Bilingual education” refers to the use of two languages in education for different purposes. In the United States, bil...

Body, The

Juan Portillo-Soto, Gloria González-López

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

The BodyIntroductionResearch on the body and theories of embodiment encompass an emerging field of study that has gained traction in the social scienc...

Borderlands

Gilberto Rosas

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Borderlands Introduction Paradoxically cast as material and imaginary; utopic and dystopic; militarized and peaceful; masculine and feminine; ...

Boxing

Troy Rondinone

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

BoxingIntroductionLatino pugilists have long participated in the development of the “sweet science” of professional boxing. Beginning at the close of ...

Bracero Program

Gilbert G. Gonzalez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Bracero Program Introduction On the request of the American Farm Bureau Federation, the US federal government engaged in negotiations domestic...

Bugalú

Gustavo Pérez-Firmat

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

BugalúIntroductionCuban music has had a strong presence in American culture since the 1930s, when the rumba craze swept the country. In the 1950s, oth...

Canada, Latino Literature in

Luis Loya García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Latino Literature in CanadaIntroductionContact between Canada and the Hispanic world dates back to the era of colonization with the Spanish exploratio...

Canada, Latinos in

Luis Loya García

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-09-29

Latinos in Canada Introduction Latino Canadian studies is a relatively young field. US Latinos and Latino Canadians hardly know each other. Wh...

Catholicism

Timothy Matovina, Michael Anthony Abril

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Catholicism Introduction Spanish-speaking Catholics have lived in what is now the United States for twice as long as the nation has existed. U...

Chávez, César

Steven W. Bender

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

César ChávezIntroductionCésar Chávez (b. 1927–d. 1993) is recognized as an American hero, as evidenced by an official state holiday in California, the...

Chicana/o Ethnography

Pablo Gonzalez, Xóchitl Chávez

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Chicana/o EthnographyIntroductionChicana/o ethnography is a subfield of Chicana/o anthropology and sociocultural anthropology. There are two ways of l...

Chicano Literature

Rafael C. Castillo

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2019-08-28

Chicano LiteratureIntroductionChicano literature began as a critical and creative response to discrimination and prejudice that affected Mexicans who ...

Chicano Movement

Ignacio Garcia

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Chicano MovementIntroductionThe Chicano movement was a social, cultural and economic challenge to the status quo that was long in the making, with som...

Chicano Studies

Nicole Guidotti-Hernández

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Chicano StudiesIntroductionRadicalized Mexican Americans, who called themselves Chicano/a, began a social protest movement in the 1960s and 1970s, eve...

Child Language Acquisition

Alison Sparks, Diana Leyva

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Child Language Acquisition Introduction The study of language acquisition in children growing up in Latino families is a burgeoning field of r...

Cinco de Mayo

David E. Hayes-Bautista

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Cinco De Mayo Introduction A Mexico City journalist posted to Los Angeles wrote in 1980, “Cinco de Mayo is not a very important holiday in Mex...

Colombian-Americans

Stella Rouse

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Colombian-AmericansIntroductionColombian-Americans are people of Colombian descent (both immigrants and native born) who reside in the United States. ...

Comics

Frederick Luis Aldama

Subject: Latino Studies »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Comics Introduction In Mexico and other Latin American countries, reading comic books and comic strips has long been an accepted form of ent...

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