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Author Bender, Steven.
Title Greasers and gringos : Latinos, law, and the American imagination / Steven W. Bender.
Published New York : New York University Press, c2003.
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 Floor3  KF4757.5.L38 B46 2003    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 293 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Critical America
Critical America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 -- Mañana (is soon enough for me) : fertility and welfare -- In the U.S.A. it's English or adiós 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.
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions.
Hispanic Americans and mass media -- United States.
ISBN 081479887X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52575531