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Transnational Latina/o Communities Politics, Processes, and Cultures

ISBN-10: 0742517039

ISBN-13: 9780742517035

Edition: 2001

Authors: Carlos G. Velez-Ibaanez, Anna Sampaio, Manolo Gonz�lez-Estay, Suzanne Obler, Marta Cruz-Jansen

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These essays challenge traditional notions of Latina/o studies by focusing on transnational issues and examining the manner in which gender, race and class issues emerge out of local and global processes.
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/20/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Series Introduction
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Processes, New Prospects, and Approaches
Reconceptualizing Latina/o Studies and the Study of Latina/o Subjects
Transforming Chicana/o and Latina/o Politics: Globalization and the Formation of Transnational Resistance in the United States and Chiapas
The Politics of Labeling: Latino/a Cultural Identities of Self and Others
Reframing Postmodernist Constructions of Difference: Subaltern Spaces, Power, and Citizenship
Cultural Processes and Changing Forms of Ethnic Identity
The Colonizing Mission of the United States in Puerto Rico, 1898-1930
Ethnic Identity and Racial Formations: Race and Racism American-Style and a lo latino
Haciendo patria: The charreada and the Formation of a Mexican Transnational Identity
"La tierra's Always Perceived as Woman": Imagining Urban Communities in Chicago's Puerto Rican Community
Transoforming Work, Labor, Community, and Citizenship
Segmentation, Conflict, Community, and Coalitions: Lessons from the New Labor Movement
Engendering Transnationalism in Food Processing: Peripheral Vision on Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexican Border
Immigrant and Migrant Farmworkers in the Santa Maria Valley
Citizenship, Civil Society, and the Latina/o City: Claiming Subaltern Spaces, Reframing the Public Sphere
Conclusion: New Projects and Old Reminders Carlos G. Velez-Ibanez and Anna Sampaio
Index
About the Editors