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Latina Teachers: Creating Careers and Guarding Culture

Glenda M. Flores

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479839070
eISBN:
9781479802296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479839070.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book sheds new light on the work lives of Latina teachers who service two underperforming multiracial schools in metropolitan Los Angeles. It traces the social mobility pathways and professional ... More


Love, Sex, and Power Revisited: The Integration of a Gendered Context in HIV Prevention among Latinas

Monica D. Ulibarri, Anita Raj, and Hortensia Amaro

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides a review of the conceptual and empirical work on HIV prevention specific to Latinas that has developed since Hortensia Amaro’s article, “Love, Sex, and Power” was published in ... More


Latina Transgender Women: The Social Context of HIV Risk and Responsive Multilevel Prevention Capacity Building

Frank Galvan and JoAnne Keatley

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter focuses on transgender Latina women, a population greatly impacted by HIV/AIDS. The first section provides an overview of how HIV has disproportionately affected transgender women, and ... More


Improving Latina Intergenerational Family-Based Communication to Decrease HIV and Other Sexual Risks

Britt Rios-Ellis

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0016
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Rompe el Silencio (RES) [Break the Silence], funded by the USDHHS Office on Women’s Health, was designed to develop an intergenerational approach to increase HIV/AIDS female-driven family-based ... More


The Landscape of Latina HIV Prevention Interventions and Their Implementation: Cultural Sensitivity in Community-Based Organizations

Miriam Y. Vega and Lina Cherfas

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0017
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews the HIV prevention landscape in regard to Latinas, rooted in both the experience of community-based organizations (CBOs), as implementers of interventions, and Latino-specific ... More


Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Josh Kun and Laura Pulido (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book is a timely and wide-ranging, interdisciplinary foray into the complicated world of multiethnic Los Angeles. The first book to focus exclusively on the range of relationships and ... More


Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Hector Amaya

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing on contemporary conflicts between Latino/as and anti-immigrant forces, this book illustrates the limitations of liberalism as expressed through U.S. media channels. Inspired by Latin American ... More


Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Antonio Lopez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book uncovers an important, otherwise unrecognized century-long archive of literature and performance that reveals Cuban America as a space of overlapping Cuban and African diasporic ... More


Daughters, Familism, and Adulthood

Luis H. Zayas

in Latinas Attempting Suicide: When Cultures, Families, and Daughters Collide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734726
eISBN:
9780199894826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734726.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter is about young Latinas and their families in ordinary circumstances. It is not an exhaustive description description of growing up Latina in the U.S. Instead, the chapter covers a small ... More


Landscapes of Black and Brown Los Angeles: A Photo Essay

Wendy Cheng

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter is a photo essay that documents the urban landscape of South Los Angeles, where African Americans and Latinas/os are in their closest proximity and where the changes in the landscape ... More


On Fallen Nature and the Two Cities

Nery Gabriel Lemus

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the idea of “the shared practice” by exploring the visual aesthetic of a haircut and the barbershop experiences of young Black and Latino males. In particular, it examines a ... More


Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Gilda L. Ochoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687398
eISBN:
9781452948898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Academic Profiling focuses on the schooling experiences and relationships between the two fastest growing groups in the United States—Asian Americans and Latinas/os. At a time when politicians and ... More


Speaking for Others: Problems of Representation in the Writing of Julia Alvarez

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the problems of representing, such as those invoked by the two senses of “representing”. It has already been discussed that the deeply problematic assumption that a ... More


The Limits of Nationalism: Women’s Activism and the Founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Latina women in Pilsen’s new politics and how they engaged in local activism. The most significant of these women’s groups was the Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Latina ... More


Clashes at the Crossroads: The Impact of Microaggressions and Other Otherings in Daily Life

Sujey Vega

in Latino Heartland: Of Borders and Belonging in the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479864539
eISBN:
9781479875337
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479864539.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines how the sometimes subtle, sometimes overt moments of hostility between Latino and non-Latino residents of Lafayette emerged in the immigration debate of 2006. It considers the ... More


Ethnic Professional Associations and the Minority Culture of Mobility

in Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Mexican Americans from middle-class backgrounds often follow the traditional linear route of assimilation into the middle class, where they eventually cross boundaries with whites. Socially mobile ... More


Conclusion: The New American Middle Class

in Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book challenges the notion that Mexican Americans are not achieving social mobility and incorporating into the middle class, and that they are predestined for downward mobility. Instead, it ... More


Introduction

Josh Kun and Laura Pulido

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores racial politics in multiethnic Los Angeles, and particularly the relationships and interactions between Latinas/os and African Americans in the city. It looks at the complexities, ... More


Black Views toward Proposed Undocumented Immigration Policies: The Role of Racial Stereotypes and Economic Competition

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley and Stacey Greene

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the attitudes of African Americans toward both Latinas/os and immigrants, and particularly toward toward proposed undocumented immigration policies, in Los Angeles. Using data ... More


Rainbow Coalition in the Golden State?: Exposing Myths, Uncovering New Realities in Latino Attitudes Toward Blacks

Matt A. Barreto, Benjamin F. Gonzalez, and Gabriel R. Sánchez

in Black and Brown in Los Angeles: Beyond Conflict and Coalition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275591
eISBN:
9780520956872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275591.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Latina/o attitudes toward African Americans in California, and especially the extent to which Latinas/os may see themselves in competition not only with Blacks but also with ... More


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