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Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Roberta Villalon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Caught between violent partners and the bureaucratic complications of the U.S. Immigration system, many immigrant women are particularly vulnerable to abuse. For two years, the author volunteered at ... More


Sí, Yo Puedo Curriculum, Weekly Sessions, Instruction, and Activities

Catherine Fuchsel

in Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter describes how to facilitate the weekly classes for the Sí, Yo Puedo program for immigrant Latina women in detail. The chapter provides an overview of the weekly goals, objectives, ... More


Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter opens the discussion of exclusion by addressing public and private efforts to exclude undocumented Latino/a immigrants from local housing and from crossing ranchland in the southwestern ... More


Introduction to the Program

Catherine Fuchsel

in Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.003.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter introduces the Yes, I Can (Sí, Yo Puedo [SYP]) curriculum and program for bilingual Spanish-English speaking mental health professionals who want to offer psycho-educational groups in ... More


Race and the Expanding Borderlands Condition

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter situates Latin music in the context of new forms of social and structural racism, expressed in the racialization of Latina/o immigrants and the exceptionality of immigration enforcement ... More


Resisting Inequality

Roberta Villalón

in Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on how formal and informal barriers can be reproduced or challenged by looking at the agency of battered immigrants and nonprofit workers and suggesting ways to dismantle systems ... More


Conclusion

Roberta Villalón

in Violence Against Latina Immigrants: Citizenship, Inequality, and Community

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788233
eISBN:
9780814788424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788233.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This concluding chapter articulates the theoretical and empirical contributions that this activist research provides to the knowledge about and struggle against violence against Latina immigrants. It ... More


From Street Child Care to Drive-Throughs: Latinas Reconfigure and Negotiate Street Vending Spaces in Los Angeles

Lorena Muñoz

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter investigates street vending in Garment Town, a Latino immigrant–receiving neighborhood in South Central Los Angeles. More specifically, it examines how street-vending spaces are ... More


Yes I Can, (Sí, Yo Puedo): An Empowerment Program for Immigrant Latina Women in Group Settings

Catherine Fuchsel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780190672829
eISBN:
9780190672850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190672829.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

The Sí, Yo Puedo (SYP) program manual/book is a culturally specific 11-week curriculum designed to provide education on domestic violence, promote self-esteem, prevent domestic violence, help ... More


Introduction: Immigrant Women and Labor Disruptions

Maura Toro-Morn, Anna Romina Guevarra, and Nilda Flores-González

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the labor experiences of immigrant women, primarily Asians and Latinas, engaged in low-wage work in the era of neoliberal globalization. It assesses the impact of neoliberal ... More


Elvira Arellano and the Struggles of Low-Wage Undocumented Latina Immigrant Women

Maura Toro-Morn

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the labor disruptions faced by low-wage undocumented Latina immigrant women under the current neoliberal regime by telling the story of Elvira Arellano, a Mexican immigrant who ... More


Those Damned Immigrants: America's Hysteria over Undocumented Immigration

Ediberto Román and Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776575
eISBN:
9780814776582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The election of Barack Obama prompted people around the world to herald the dawning of a new, postracial era in America. Yet a scant one month after Obama's election, Jose Oswaldo Sucuzhanay, a ... More


The Territorialization of Civility, the Spatialization of Revenge

Lynn Mie Itagaki

in Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Legal punishment’s hidden motive of vengeance shapes racial civility by organizing memories and resentments into actionable claims and injuries through the state. Racial civility perpetuates the ... More


Charlotte, a Globalizing City

Samuel K. Byrd

in The Sounds of Latinidad: Immigrants Making Music and Creating Culture in a Southern City

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479859405
eISBN:
9781479876426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859405.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter introduces Charlotte, North Carolina, as a city and a place where Latina/o immigrants have settled. Starting with recent studies that position Charlotte as a “globalizing city” in a ... More


More Than Just the Latinos-Next-Door; Piercing Black Silence on Immigration; and Plugging Immigration’s Drain on Black Employment

Erin Aubry Kaplan

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/9780520275591.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on African American anxiety toward Latina/o immigrants in Los Angeles and what illegal immigration and changing demographics mean for the city's African Americans. It also ... More


6 Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants

Steven W. Bender

in Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter opens the discussion of exclusion by addressing public and private efforts to exclude undocumented Latino/a immigrants from local housing and from crossing ranchland in the southwestern ... More


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