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Arizona Firestorm: Global Immigration Realities, National Media, and ...

Otto Santa Ana, Celeste González de Bustamante - Political Science - 2012 - 322 pages
In 2010, the governor of Arizona signed a controversial immigration bill (SB 1070) that led to a news media frenzy, copycat bills in twenty-two states, and a U.S. Supreme Court ...
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The Effect of Community Context on Intergenerational Spanish Maintenance and ...

Nancy Alison Garrett - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 200 pages
In this dissertation I investigate how community context affects Spanish language use and English proficiency among Latina and Latino children in the United States, focusing on ...
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Pushing Boundaries: Language and Culture in a Mexicano Community

Olga A. Vásquez, Lucinda Pease-Alvarez, Sheila M. Shannon - Foreign Language Study - 2007 - 240 pages
Children in Mexicano communities learn to use language in a variety of ways. At times they use both Spanish and English in the same conversation or help friends and family ...
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Madre: Perilous Journeys with a Spanish Noun

Liza Bakewell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 224 pages
Why is the word madre, "mother," so complicated in Spanish—especially in Mexico? Leaping off the page with energy, insight, and attitude, Liza Bakewell's exploration of ...
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Mexican Americans and Language: Del Dicho Al Hecho

Glenn A. Mart’nez - Social Science - 2006 - 128 pages
When political activists rallied for the abolition of bilingual education and even called for the declaration of English as an official language, Mexican Americans and other ...
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Apple Pie and Enchiladas: Latino Newcomers in the Rural Midwest

Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, Catalina Burillo - Social Science - 2004 - 276 pages
The sudden influx of significant numbers of Latinos to the rural Midwest stems from the recruitment of workers by food processing plants and small factories springing up in ...
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