The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship

The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship

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Examining popular culture, literature, photography, television, and visual art, The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship: Culture, Politics, and Aesthetics sheds light on the misrepresentations of Latina/os in the mass media. Shaping a critical discussion of Latina/o culture that is hopeful, contributors to this collection map out the tenuous relationship between experiences of self-representation and actual liberation and explore Latina/os as represented in mass media versus their daily lives. By clearly dividing these (mis) representations, this volume imagines a better future for Latina/os in the United States.These lawsnot only effectively legalize racial profiling, but they make police and schools into immigration agents, ... he is a€œin this country illegallya€ while he isdressed in a Dracula costume, on Halloween, parodying the stereotype of immigrantsanbsp;...

Title:The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship
Author:Ellie D. Hernández, Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2014-08-20


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