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Mainstreaming Latina Identity: Culture-Blind and Colorblind Themes in Viewer Interpretations of Ugly Betty

Philip A. Kretsedemas

in The Colorblind Screen: Television in Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479809769
eISBN:
9781479893331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479809769.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter uses audience studies and focus groups to examine viewers' ability and willingness to decode racial subtexts in Ugly Betty. The findings suggest that while audiences do react positively ... More


Spanish Language and Education in the Midwest

Kim Potowski

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Spanish language use, maintenance, and education in the Midwest. It surveys various studies of intergenerational language loss, Spanish language dialects, and inter-Latino ... More


The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This anthology challenges the notion that Latinas/os are newcomers to the Midwest by emphasizing that Latinas/os have resided in the region for over a century, and have contributed to the social, ... More


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