Conversations across our America : talking about immigration and the Latinoization of the United States / by Louis G. Mendoza.

<P>In the summer of 2007, Louis G. Mendoza set off on a bicycle trip across the United States with the intention of conducting a series of interviews along the way. Wanting to move beyond the media?s limited portrayal of immigration as a conflict between newcomers and "citizens," he...

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Main Author: Mendoza, Louis Gerard, 1960-
Format: Electronic
Published: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2012.
Series:Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long series in Latin American and Latino art and culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the Latinoization of the U.S. and "our" national culture
  • Leaving: home is no longer home
  • The crucible of change and adaptation
  • An emerging sense of mutuality
  • Confronting threats to community
  • Asserting rights
  • Internal migration
  • Living in the borderlands means ...
  • Conclusion: nuestra America ahora: meditations on Latinoization, citizenship, and belonging.