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Greasers and gringos [electronic resource] : Latinos, law, and the American imagination / Steven W. Bender.

By: Bender, Steven.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Critical America: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (xv, 293 p.).ISBN: 1417568674 (electronic bk.); 9781417568673 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions | Hispanic Americans and mass media -- United States | LAW -- Constitutional | LAW -- PublicGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Greasers and gringos.DDC classification: 342.73/0873 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The confluence of stereotype and law -- Latinas/os in the American imagination -- Centering Latina/o stereotypes in those of other groups -- Greasers and gangsters : Latinas/os and crime -- Ma�nana (is soon enough for me) : fertility and welfare -- In the U.S.A. it's English or adi�os amigo : Latina/o assimilation -- One of the smart ones : Latina/o (un)intelligence -- No Mexicans or dogs allowed: subhumanity -- Gringos in the Latina/o imagination -- Latinas/os in the mirror : intra/inter-ethnic glimpses -- Eradicating stereotypes : community-based strategies of media counterspeech and protest -- Mi familia as counterspeech -- Eradicating stereotypes : the collision of legal strategies with the First Amendment -- Beyond stereotype : movement toward social change.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The confluence of stereotype and law -- Latinas/os in the American imagination -- Centering Latina/o stereotypes in those of other groups -- Greasers and gangsters : Latinas/os and crime -- Ma�nana (is soon enough for me) : fertility and welfare -- In the U.S.A. it's English or adi�os amigo : Latina/o assimilation -- One of the smart ones : Latina/o (un)intelligence -- No Mexicans or dogs allowed: subhumanity -- Gringos in the Latina/o imagination -- Latinas/os in the mirror : intra/inter-ethnic glimpses -- Eradicating stereotypes : community-based strategies of media counterspeech and protest -- Mi familia as counterspeech -- Eradicating stereotypes : the collision of legal strategies with the First Amendment -- Beyond stereotype : movement toward social change.

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