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The New Latino Studies Reader : A Twenty-First-Century Perspective, Paperback / softback Book

The New Latino Studies Reader : A Twenty-First-Century Perspective Paperback / softback

Edited by Ramon A. Gutierrez, Tomas Almaguer


The New Latino Studies Reader is designed as a contemporary, updated, multifaceted collection of writings that bring to force the exciting, necessary scholarship of the last decades.

Its aim is to introduce a new generation of students to a wide-ranging set of essays that helps them gain a truer understanding of what it's like to be a Latino in the United States.

With the reader, students explore the sociohistorical formation of Latinos as a distinct panethnic group in the United States, delving into issues of class formation; social stratification; racial, gender, and sexual identities; and politics and cultural production. And while other readers now in print may discuss Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Central Americans as distinct groups with unique experiences, this text explores both the commonalities and the differences that structure the experiences of Latino Americans.

Timely, thorough, and thought-provoking, The New Latino Studies Reader provides a genuine view of the Latino experience as a whole.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 672 pages, 23 line illustrations, 4 b-w,
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Hispanic & Latino studies
  • ISBN: 9780520284845