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Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A collection of articles, interviews, and essays that examine various topics related to Latino immigrants in the United States, discussing how they differ from other immigrants, what impact they have on American culture, economy, and politics, and how globalization has impacted their experiences in the United States.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780313348020 0313348022
OCLC Number: 221153914
Description: x, 206 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Ilan Stavants --
Preface --
1. Considerations --
The baby bust : Who will do the work? Who will pay the taxes? / Rodolfo O. de la Garza --
Proposition 187 : misrepresenting immigrants and immigration / Otto Santa Ana --
Face the nation : race, immigration, and the rise of nativism in late-twentieth-century America / George J. Sánchez --
Do home-country political ties limit Latino immigrant pursuit of U.S. civic engagement and citizenship? / Louis DeSipio --
Theses on the Latino bloc : a critical perspective / Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita --
pt. 2. Voices --
The coyote and the chicken / Luis Alberto Urrea --
A soccer season in southwest Kansas / Sam Quinones --
Gladys : an immigrant story / Ilan Stavans --
"Headed north" and "The runner" / Ramón "Tianguis" Pérez --
Conversations with Ilan Stavans / Rubén Martínez --
Selected bibliography --
Index --
About the editor and contributors.
Series Title: Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Stavans.
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