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‘The Wealthiest Hispanics in the World’: Spanish-Language Television in the United States

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Commercialisation is happening because, in spite of the generally lower socioeconomic indicators for Latinos relative to the mainstream U.S. population, the commercial interests can see that its ... More


Desperately Seeking Dinero: Calculating Language and Race within Radio Ratings

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critiques Arbitron's awarding of third place in the category of “listener loyalty” to Radio Nueva Vida. The radio ratings service's measurement practices were riddled with linguistic and ... More


Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


Mobilization en Español: Spanish-Language Radio and the Activation of Political Identities

Ricardo Ramírez

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Scholars have long been interested in the effects of mass media on political behavior. There is widespread agreement that Spanish-language radio played a key role in the massive turnout for the ... 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


Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language Radio

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter presents Governor Bill Richardson's announcement of his U.S. presidential candidacy through a Spanish-language radio station. This declaration set the stage for the ... More


Access to childhood language memory: Implications for cognitive development

Terry Kit-fong Au

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how memories that are acquired by overhearing a second language during early childhood are tacitly retrieved in adult age and influence cognitive development. It describes a ... More


Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for ... More


English- and Spanish-Language Media

Hector Amaya

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores ethno-territoriality and erasure in relation to the linguistic marginalization of Spanish-language media (SLM) though media deregulation and technological convergence. It ... More


Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Dolores Ines Casillas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish-language radio has dethroned ... More


A New Population, Not a New Public: Latino Diversity in San Francisco and the Mission District

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Because neighborhood identity is closely bound up with ethnic identity it is important to understand the demographics. Through an analysis of the Spanish-language press, the geography of ... More


A Postnational Critique of Language: The Baroque Algorithm

Julio Ortega and Heike Scharm

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that the Spanish language, including its literatures and cultures, is inherently postnational. For this reason, critical approaches based on transatlantic exchanges may unlock the ... More


Incorporating Foreign Sign Language in Foreign Language Instruction for Deaf Students: Cultural and Methodological Rationale

Pilar Piñar, Donalda Ammons, and Facundo Montenegro

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the methodological advantages of incorporating foreign sign language into the instruction of written foreign languages for Deaf students. The case study is a Spanish reading ... More


Afterword

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This concluding chapter argues that despite Spanish-language radio's momentous growth, particularly since the 1980s, it continues to lack parity, in revenue or status, with its fellow ... More


Pun Intended: Listening to Gendered Politics on Morning Radio Shows

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter describes the gendered politics of Spanish-language radio station hosts who were both adamantly proimmigrant, but whose rhetoric was also steeped in misogyny and homophobia. A central ... More


America Defines Latinos: The Clash of Narratives Begins

David E. Hayes-Bautista

in La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292529
eISBN:
9780520966024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292529.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the Gold Rush to World War II, Latinos have considered themselves to be American by virtue of their belief in and support of the universalistic ideals of equality, freedom, and democracy. During ... More


Latinos Define Latinos: 1975–1990

David E. Hayes-Bautista

in La Nueva California: Latinos from Pioneers to Post-Millennials

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520292529
eISBN:
9780520966024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292529.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The rapid growth of Latinos from 1965 to 2000 was driven at first by immigration and then by birthrate. Latinos became the majority population in many towns, cities, and counties of the state. Latino ... More


Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-Language Radio Patrols La Migra

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on Spanish-language radio stations' discussions of the immigration and immigrant experience. Radio stations routinely feature a live call-in segment with a guest expert—doctor, ... More


Más allá del mar: Journalism as Puerto Rican Cultural and Political Transnational Practice

Vanessa Pérez Rosario

in Becoming Julia de Burgos: The Making of a Puerto Rican Icon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038969
eISBN:
9780252096921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038969.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter looks at the significance of New York's Spanish-language press—specifically the weekly newspaper, Pueblos Hispanos: Semanario Progresista (Hispanic Peoples: Progressive Weekly, ... More


Great and Small

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the physical and geographical circumstances that provided Mexican immigrants of South Chicago with prospects that differed from those in rural communities in Mexico and the ... More


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