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Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Melvin Delgado

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

Despite evidence showing Latinos to be among the fastest growing populations in the US, very little attention has been given to practice with Latino individuals, families, and communities. Beginning ... More


Introduction

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines the intersection of Afro-Cuban and Latino/a culture and religiosity through the study of a particular group, the Cuban-American community. It proposes a theological analysis of the ... More


Conclusion

Michelle A. Gonzalez

in Afro-Cuban Theology: Religion, Race, Culture, and Identity

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029979
eISBN:
9780813039343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029979.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter sums up the key findings of this study on the intersection of Afro-Cuban and Latino/a culture and religiosity. The results reveal the centrality of Afro-Cuban religiosity and ... More


Alberto O’Farrill: A Negrito in Harlem

Antonio López

in Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the fragments arrachés of Alberto O'Farrill—the black writer and actor who appeared on the teatro bufo (Cuban minstrelsy) stage and in the New York City Latino newspapers La ... More


The Northern Borderlands and Latino / a Canadian Diaspora

Adams Rachel

in Continental Divides: Remapping the Cultures of North America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226005515
eISBN:
9780226005539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226005539.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Verdecchia, who situates his reflections in a decidedly Canadian context where borders have a very different resonance, and where allusions to Latino and Latin American ... More


Introduction

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/9781479859405.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides the background of study of Latina/o musicians in Charlotte, North Carolina. These musicians and their audiences play a vital role in defining Latino expressive ... More


The Latin Music Scene in Charlotte

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/9781479859405.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reconstructs, through oral history and personal networks observed in study, the brief history of Latino musicians in Charlotte. While other Latin music scenes have emerged in U.S. ... More


Remembering Julia de Burgos: Cultural Icon, Community, Belonging

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/9780252038969.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter highlights the multiple ways in which Burgos's legacy extends into visual culture and El Barrio neighborhood in East Harlem. In the act of remembering Julia de Burgos, visual artists are ... More


The Taco Truck: How Mexican Street Food Is Transforming the American City

Robert Lemon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042454
eISBN:
9780252051296
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042454.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

When primarily immigrant, day-laboring clientele eat a meal at a traditional taco truck, the taco truck becomes a significant social space in which Mexican cultural identity is reaffirmed. But the ... More


The Latin Dimension of Gerald Wilson

Steven Loza

in The Jazz Pilgrimage of Gerald Wilson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496816023
eISBN:
9781496816061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496816023.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter takes an in-depth look at a significant aspect of Wilson's life and music, that of Latino culture. Wilson met and soon married Josefina Villaseñor in 1948. They had three children, and ... More


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