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Author Santa Ana, Otto, 1954-
Title Brown tide rising : metaphors of Latinos in contemporary American public discourse / Otto Santa Ana.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2002.
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 Floor2  E184.S75 S268 2002    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.S75 S268 2002    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.S75 S268 2002    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxi, 402 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.365-391) and index.
Contents Why study the public discourse metaphors depicting Latinos? -- How metaphor shapes public opinion -- Proposition 187: misrepresenting immigrants and immigration -- Proposition 209: competing metaphors for racism and affirmative action -- Student as means, not end: contemporary America discourse on education -- American discourse on nation and language: the "English for the children" referendum -- Disease or intruder: metaphors constructing the place of Latinos in the United States -- Insurgent metaphors: contesting the conventional representations of Latinos.
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Public opinion.
Hispanic Americans and mass media.
Discourse analysis -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Discourse analysis -- Political aspects -- United States.
Hispanic Americans -- Politics and government -- Public opinion.
Immigrants -- United States -- Public opinion.
Public opinion -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Psychological aspects.
United States -- Race relations -- Psychological aspects.
ISBN 0292777663 (alk. paper)
0292777671 (pbk.)
OCLC number 48098528