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by Richard Delgado,Jean Stefancic


Excellent book, but know in advance that this book is heavily skewed toward legal topics and lawyer authors. While much of the legal writing is dense for lay readers, it is often well worth the effort.

Richard Delgado is John J. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama and one of the founders of critical race theory. This book is boring and although it has a lot of content not one classmate enjoyed the use of this book for the semester. One person found this helpful. Series: Critical America. Paperback: 493 pages. Publisher: NYU Press (August 1, 2005). Start reading The Derrick Bell Reader (Critical America) on your Kindle in under a minute.

Richard Delgado (born October 6, 1939) teaches civil rights and critical race theory at University of Alabama School of Law. He has written and co-authored numerous articles and books, many with his wife Jean Stefancic. He is a founder of the critical race theory school of legal scholarship, and is also notable for his scholarship on hate speech, and for introducing storytelling into legal scholarship. Sparkman Chair of Law at the University of Alabama and one of the founders of critical race theory

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The Latino/a Condition : A Critical Reader

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All too often, groups who do not effectively define themselves find that others assume the power to explain them. Until recently, this has certainly been the case with American Latinos/as, as evidenced by demeaning media stereotypes and the groups's near-invisibility in U.S. history texts.

Indeed, as the demise of the Soviet empire shifted America's national anxieties to domestic irritants, images of Latinos/as changed for the worse. Immigration reform acts in 1965 and 1986 brought millions of new immigrants from Latin American countries. By the end of the 1980s, their presence had become vexing to many. English-only movements sprang up. Bilingual education came under attack. Movements to close the border gained momentum.

Now, Latinos/as are speaking back. The Latino Condition brings together some of these new voices, and some of the pioneers, in law, sociology, history, politics, and literature. This pathbreaking volume addresses such questions as:

Who exactly is a Latino/a? Who is Hispanic? Who is Chicano/a? How did Spanish-speaking people come to the United States? Should the United States try to control Latino/a immigration and is this even possible? How has "the silent minority" been stereotyped by popular culture? Why don't traditional civil rights remedies work for Latinos/as? Is assimilation possible, or even desirable, for all Latinos/as? What makes for conflict between Latinos/as and other racial groups? Are Latinos/as a race or an ethnicity? Should Latino/a children be taught in Spanish? What can border theory tell us about culture, language, and power?

The Latino/a Condition: A Critical Reader epub download

ISBN13: 978-0814718940

ISBN: 0814718949

Author: Richard Delgado,Jean Stefancic

Category: History

Subcategory: Americas

Language: English

Publisher: NYU Press (May 1, 1998)

Pages: 715 pages

ePUB size: 1935 kb

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Rating: 4.7

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Excellent book, but know in advance that this book is heavily skewed toward legal topics and lawyer authors. While much of the legal writing is dense for lay readers, it is often well worth the effort. The selections authored by Margaret Montoya, Kevin Johnson, editor Richard Delgado, and non-attorney Gloria Anzaldua were the very best of this remarkably well-written anthology.
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Excellent book, but know in advance that this book is heavily skewed toward legal topics and lawyer authors. While much of the legal writing is dense for lay readers, it is often well worth the effort. The selections authored by Margaret Montoya, Kevin Johnson, editor Richard Delgado, and non-attorney Gloria Anzaldua were the very best of this remarkably well-written anthology.