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Latinos and the Categories of Race

Linda Martín Alcoff

in Visible Identities: Race, Gender, and the Self

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195137347
eISBN:
9780199785773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195137345.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the Latino identity. It calls for the understanding Latino identity as an ethnic identity. This option could allow for more internal heterogeneity and resist the racializing ... More


Introduction: Who Are We?

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/9780813030838.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the possibility of a single, identifiable “Latino” identity. It looks at the role of Latino literature in helping with the understanding of the multitude of ways ... More


Hispanic/Latino Identity: A Response

Jorge J. E. Gracia

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, Jorge J. E. Gracia responds to criticisms of his views about the question of Hispanic/Latino identity and its impact in the United States. In his book Hispanic/Latino Identity ... More


Introduction

Iván Jaksić

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book is a collection of important exchanges between Jorge J. E. Gracia and other prominent philosophers who have engaged him in dialogue on issues relating to race, ethnicity, nationality, and ... More


Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Iván Jaksic (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book recounts a series of discussions between philosopher Jorge J. E. Gracia and fifteen prominent scholars on race, ethnicity, nationality, and Hispanic/Latino identity in the United States. ... More


Hispanics/Latinos and Philosophy: A Response

Jorge J. E. Gracia

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0018
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In this chapter, Jorge J. E. Gracia responds to various criticisms of his notion of ethnic philosophy, the use of the label “Latino philosophy” to refer to the philosophy produced both in Latin ... More


The Genesis of a New Ethnic Group?: The Meanings of Latino/Hispanic Identity in South Mississippi

Bridget Anne Hayden

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0014
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines Latino identity in Mississippi by considering how identity can be understood in terms of demographics, the analysis of differences within the population, and, finally, the ... 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


Introduction

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This introductory chapter outlines the critical role black and white Cuban musicians played in shaping Cuban ethnic and broader Hispano/a and Latino/a identity in the 1940s and 1950s. During this ... More


Creating a Regional American Identity: 2020–2040

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/9780520292529.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

For over 150 years, Latinos have not assimilated and disappeared the way European immigrant groups have, but they have not remained isolated and untouched by Atlantic-American society around them. ... More


Conclusion: The Shifting Nature of Latinidad

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/9780813030838.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter gives a bleak view of the possibilities for panethnicity that suggests that, perhaps inevitably, the interests of one or another national-origin group will take precedence over ... More


Latino and Latin American Philosophy

María Cristina González and Nora Stigol

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter challenges Jorge J. E. Gracia's notion of a Latino philosophy as well as of Latino philosophers. In his book Latinos in America (2008), Gracia addresses three questions that constitute ... More


Imagining Identity/Seeing Difference: Demetria Martínez's Mother Tongue

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/9780813030838.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the novel Mother Tongue, which was written by Demetria Martinez. It looks at how the novel tropes on the primordial category of a common language as a cultural unifier in order ... More


Puerto Rican Poets in Chicago: To the memory of Salima Rivera and Rane Arroyo (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on Chicago Rican poetry. From the beginning, Chicago Puerto Rican poets were to speak of Latin or Latino identity, and Latin or Latino poetry. Indeed, they, more than their ... More


Supplementary Careers, Boricua Identifications

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/9780814765463.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Afro-Cuban Americans identify as mainland Afro-Puerto Ricans in afrolatinidad discourses. Particularly, how such “boricua identifications” appear in the secondary works of ... More


Affirmative Action for Latinos

Howard Mcgary (ed.)

in Debating Race, Ethnicity, and Latino Identity: Jorge J. E. Gracia and His Critics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169448
eISBN:
9780231537728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169448.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter challenges Jorge J. E. Gracia's particular defense of affirmative action for Latinos. In his book Latinos in America (2008), Gracia evaluates the labels “Hispanic identity” and “Latino ... More


Puerto Rican and Chicano Crossovers in Latino Film and Music Culture: To the memory of Sammy Medina (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the implications of Puerto Rican pop artists becoming marketed as Latinos. In spite of the U.S. Puerto Rican erasure in the very epistemology of Anglo America, and in spite of ... More


The Festival: Marketing Latinidad

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/9781479859405.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter analyzes the significance of the Latino cultural festival in relation to the production of southern latinidad, while also examining how festivals are essential to the process through ... More


The Return to the City within a City: The Mission Coalition Organization and the Devolution of Planning Power

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/9780226290287.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Neighborhood groups like the Mission Council on Redevelopment and later the Mission Coalition Organization were eager to collaborate with the SFRA. But under urban renewal law, the SFRA was unable to ... More


I heard that Mexicans Are Hispanic and Puerto Ricans Are Latino”: Ethnoracial Contortions, Diasporic Imaginaries, and Institutional Trajectories

Jonathan Rosa

in Looking like a Language, Sounding like a Race: Raciolinguistic Ideologies and the Learning of Latinidad

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190634728
eISBN:
9780190634759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190634728.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 2 unpacks the school’s project of creating “Young Latino Professionals” by analyzing the construction of Latinx as an ethnoracial category across contexts. The chapter tracks the ... More


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