The Columbia History of Latinos in the United States Since 1960, 1st Edition

  • Editor: David G. Gutierrez
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0231508417
  • ISBN-13: 9780231508414
  • DDC: 973.0468
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 494 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

  • Price:  Sign in for price



The starting place for all research on the Latinization of the United States over the past few decades.



  • David G. Gutierrez

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: Demography and the Shifting Boundaries of “Community”: Reflections on “U.S. Latinos” and the Evolution of Latino Studies.
The Changing Demographic Structure of the Pan-Latino Population.
Debates Over Conceptualization and Interpretation.
The “Big Stick”: The Impact of U.S. Foreign Policy After 1898.
The Diversity of Latino Populations.
Some Concluding Thoughts.
Introduction: Notes.
1: Globalization, Labor Migration, and the Demographic Revolution: Ethnic Mexicans in the Late Twentieth Century.
2: Legacies of Conquest.
3: The Ambiguous Legacy of the 1960s.
4: Social and Cultural Change.
5: The Shifting Terrain of Politics.
6: Migration and Demographic Change Since the 1970s.
7: Demographic Trends Since the 1980s.
8: Social and Cultural Implications: an Uncertain Future.
9: Globalization, Labor Migration, and the Demographic Revolution: Notes.
10: Social Polarization and Colonized Labor: Puerto Ricans In The United States, 1945–2000.
11: Introduction.
12: The Broader Context of the Postwar Era.
13: Labor and Community Survival During Economic Expansion.
14: Sectorial Decline, Urban Fiscal Crisis, and Generalized Poverty.
15: Social Resistance, Racial Profiling, and the New Expanding Service Sectors.
16: The New Migratory Patterns.
17: Social Polarization and Colonized Labor: Notes.
18: Social Polarization and Colonized Labor: References.
19: Exiles, Immigrants, and Transnationals: The Cuban Communities of the United States.
20: The Early Cuban Communities.
21: The Migration Begins.
22: The Freedom Flights.
23: The Mariel Boatlift.
24: The Ongoing Fourth Wave of Cuban Migration.
25: Identity, Adaptation, and The “Cuban Success Story”.
26: Cuban Exile and Cuban American Politics.
27: A Concluding Note.
28: Exiles, Immigrants, and Transnationals: Notes.
29: Central American Immigrants: Diverse Populations, Changing Communities.
30: Introduction.
31: Origins and Characteristics.
32: Migration Patterns.
33: Settlement and Employment.
34: Issues and Initiatives in the 1980S.
35: Issues and Initiatives in the 1990s.
36: Conclusion.
37: Central American Immigrants: Notes.
38: Central American Immigrants: References.
39: Transnational Ties and Incorporation: The Case of Dominicans in the United States.
40: The Historical Roots of Migration.
41: A Profile of Dominican Migration.
42: Dominicans as Transnational Actors.
43: Conclusion.
44: Transnational Ties and Incorporation: Notes.
45: Transnational Ties and Incorporation: References.
46: The Other “Other Hispanics”: South American–Origin Latinos in the United States.
47: Who are the “Other Hispanics” From South America?.
48: South American Immigration to the United States.
49: Settlement Patterns and the Emergence of Latinidad in the South American Population.
50: The Second Generation.
51: Conclusion.
52: The Other “Other Hispanics”: Notes.
53: The Other “Other Hispanics”: References.
54: Gender and the Latino Experience in Late-Twentieth-Century America.
55: Thinking About Gender.
56: The Latino Cultural Context.
57: The Importance of Immigration and U.S. Feminism for the Structuring of Latino Gender Systems.
58: The Work/Family Nexus.
59: Conclusion.
60: Gender and the Latino Experience in Late-Twentieth-Century America: Note.
61: Gender and the Latino Experience in Late-Twentieth-Century America: References.
62: From Barrios to Barricades: Religion and Religiosity in Latino Life.
63: Introduction.
64: Religion Among Latinos and Latino Religion.
65: The Post–World War II Urban Migrations.
66: The Structures of Church Ministry.
67: The Cursillo: Latino Witness as Religion.
68: Latinoization and Militancy.
69: Religion as a Factor in Latino Identity.
70: The Latino Religious Resurgence.
71: La Causa.
72: Latino Church Militancy.
73: The Encuentro.
74: The Intellectual Roots of the Resurgence.
75: The Shortcomings.
76: Making the Barricades into Organizations.
77: The Achievements.
78: The Results of the Resurgence in Religion Today.
79: Contemporary Spirituality.
80: The Indigenous Revival in Latino Religion.
81: The Afro-Caribbean Experiences.
82: Conclusion.
83: From Barrios to Barricades: Notes.
84: From Barrios to Barricades: References.
85: U.S. Latino Expressive Cultures.
86: The Struggles Over Representation.
87: Cultural Nationalism in the East and the West: Performing Oppositional Identities.
88: Between Absorption and Difference: The Failed Decade of the Hispanic.
89: Crossing Over in the 1990s: Transnational Identities and Globalization.
90: Culture, Agency, and Belonging.
91: References.
92: The Continuing Latino Quest for Full Membership and Equal Citizenship: Legal Progress, Social Setbacks, and Political Promise.
93: Introduction.
94: U.S. Immigration Laws and their Enforcement: The Latino Struggle for Full Citizenship.
95: Latino Civil Rights: Legal Progress and Social Setbacks.
96: Education: Ensuring Educational Equality for Latinos.
97: U.S. Latino Expressive Cultures: Conclusion.
98: U.S. Latino Expressive Cultures: Notes.
99: The Pressures of Perpetual Promise: Latinos and Politics, 1960–2003.
100: Viva Kennedy! and the Foundations of Latino Electoral Influence.
101: Barriers and Opportunities.
102: Latino Community Organizing, 1960–2003.
103: Latinos and Electoral Politics in the New Millennium.
104: Conclusions: Latino Empowerment at the Dawn of the New Millennium.
105: The Pressures of Perpetual Promise: Notes.
106: The Pressures of Perpetual Promise: References.