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Oboler, Suzanne

Latinos and Citizenship: The Dilemma of Belonging

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. Redefining Citizenship as a Lived Experience
Suzanne Oboler

Part II. Citizenship and Struggles for Political Inclusion and Dignity in the 20th Century

2. “How They Ignore Our Rights as American Citizens”: Puerto Rican Migrants and the Politics of Citizenship in the New Deal Era
Lorrin Thomas

Part III. Citizenship: Public Policy Implications

3. The Legal Production of Mexican/Migrant “Illegality”
Nicholas Genova

4. Regulating Transnational Citizens in the Post-1996 Welfare Reform Era: Dominican Immigrants in New York City
Greta A. Gilbertson

5. Dual Citizenship and Political Participation: Migrants in the Interplay of United States and Colombian Politics
Cristina Escobar

6. Roads to Citizenship: Mexican Migrants in the United States
Alejandra Castañeda

Part IV. Latino/as and Citizenship: The Immigrants’ Perspective

7. Boundaries, Language, and the Self: Issues Faced by Puerto Ricans and Other Latino/a College Students
Bonnie Urciuoli

8. Necesidades y Problemas: Immigrant Latina Vernaculars of Belonging, Coalition, and Citizenship in San Francisco, California
Kathleen Coll

9. “Getting out the Vote” in Los Angeles: The Mobilization of Undocumented Migrants in Electoral Politics
Monica W. Varsanyi

10. “Wise up!” Undocumented Latino Youth, Mexican-American Legislators, and the Struggle for Higher Education Access
Hinda Seif

Part V. Redefining Citizenship—The Present Conundrum

11. Delinquent Citizenship, National Performances: Racialization, Surveillance, and the Politics of “`Worthiness” in Puerto Rican Chicago
Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas

12. Transforming Citizenship: Membership, Strategies of Containment, and the Public Sphere in Latino Communities
Raymond Rocco

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latin American Culture, Political Science, Human Rights

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2006
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
349 pages
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230601451
Printed ISBN
978-1-4039-6740-4

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