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Identity, Memory, and Diaspora
Identity, Memory, and Diaspora (February 2008)
Voices of Cuban-American Artists, Writers, and Philosophers
Jorge J. E. Gracia - Editor
Lynette M. F. Bosch - Editor
Isabel Alvarez Borland - Editor

Offers a detailed picture of the lives of Cuban Americans through interviews with artists, writers, and philosophers.

This fascinating volume contains interviews with nineteen prominent Cuban-American artists, writers, and philosophers who tell their stories and share what they consider important for understanding their work. Struggling with issues of Cuban-American identity in particular and social identity in gen...(Read More)
 
 
Queer Transitions in Contemporary Spanish Culture
Queer Transitions in Contemporary Spanish Culture (October 2007)
From Franco to LA MOVIDA
Gema Perez-Sanchez - Author

Offers a sustained analysis of both high and low queer culture and its connections to cultural and political processes in Spain.

Gema Pérez-Sánchez argues that the process of political and cultural transition from dictatorship to democracy in Spain can be read allegorically as a shift from a dictatorship that followed a self-loathing “homosexual” model to a democracy that identified as a ...(Read More)
 
 
Cuba
Cuba (August 2007)
Idea of a Nation Displaced
Andrea O'Reilly Herrera - Editor

Internationally renowned scholars address the Cuban diaspora from multiple perspectives and locations.

In Cuba, internationally renowned artists, philosophers, and writers reflect on the idea of a nation displaced. Featuring contributions from Isabel Alvarez Borland, Antonio Benítez-Rojo, María Cristina García, William Navarrete, Eliana Rivero, Rafael Rojas, and Carlos Victoria, as well a...(Read More)
 
 
The Censorship Files
The Censorship Files (January 2007)
Latin American Writers and Franco's Spain
Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola - Author

Investigates the role played by censorship in the Spanish-language publishing industry, which led to the Latin American Boom literature of the 1960s and 1970s.

Drawing on extensive research in the Spanish National Archive, Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola examines the role played by the censorship apparatus of Franco’s Spain in bringing about the Latin American literary Boom of the 1960s and 1970s. He reveals the n...(Read More)
 
 
Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life
Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life (August 2006)
Feminista Perspectives on Pedagogy and Epistemology
Dolores Delgado Bernal - Editor
C. Alejandra Elenes - Editor
Francisca E. Godinez - Editor
Sofia Villenas - Editor

2006 AESA Critics’ Choice Awards (American Educational Studies Association)

This first-of-its-kind volume bridges Chicana/Latina feminist perspectives with education and offers innovative ideas on teaching and learning, and ways of knowing.

This groundbreaking volume explores both Chicana/Latina feminist definitions of teaching and learning, and ways of knowing in education. The book&rsqu...(Read More)
 
 
Race, Ethnicity, and the Politics of City Redistricting
Race, Ethnicity, and the Politics of City Redistricting (March 2004)
Minority-Opportunity Districts and the Election of Hispanics and Blacks to City Councils
Joshua G. Behr - Author

Nationwide study of the proposal and adoption of minority-opportunity districts at the local level.

Why do cities with similar minority populations vary greatly in the adoption of minority-opportunity districts and, by extension, differ in the number of elected Hispanic and black representatives? Through in-depth research of the districting processes of more than 100 cities, Race, Ethnicity, and the Politics of Cit...(Read More)
 
 
Subtractive Schooling
Subtractive Schooling (October 1999)
U.S. - Mexican Youth and the Politics of Caring
Angela Valenzuela - Author

2001 AESA Critics' Choice Award

2000 AERA Outstanding Book Award

2000 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards--Honorable Mention


Provides an enhanced sense of what’s required to genuinely care for and educate the U.S.–Mexican youth in America.

“Valenzuela’s thoughtful and thorough analysis of Latino/a students’ e...(Read More)
 
 
A Watch Over Mortality
A Watch Over Mortality (November 1996)
The Philosophical Story of Julian Marias
Harold Raley - Author

An in-depth study of the thought of contemporary Spanish philosopher Julian Marias, in the context of Ortega y Gasset and his times and twentieth-century Spanish culture.
In A Watch Over Mortality Harold Raley offers the English-speaking world Julian Marias's compelling alternatives to contemporary minimalist thought, and does so in a dynamic style that itself reflects the humane spirit and verve of what may well prove to be the mo...(Read More)
 
 
Structures of Power
Structures of Power (February 1996)
Essays on Twentieth-Century Spanish-American Fiction
Terry J. Peavler - Editor
Peter Standish - Editor

Explores the many faces of power as revealed in twentieth-century Spanish-American fiction.

The many faces of power--political, personal, authorial--as revealed in literature are explored in these essays by specialists on modern Spanish-American narrative. Contributors include Jose Carlos Gonzalez Boixo, Sara Castro-Klaren, Rosalia Cornejo-Parriego, Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal, David William Foster, Todd Garth, Sharon Magna...(Read More)
 
 
Painting on the Page
Painting on the Page (August 1995)
Interartistic Approaches to Modern Hispanic Texts
Rosemary Geisdorfer Feal - Author
Carlos Feal - Author

This book examines psychoanalysis, feminism, philosophy, and semiotics to examine late 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish and Spanish-American literature in relation to painting, and to larger questions of art theory and literary history.
"In this book the authors take on a severely understudied aspect of Hispanic letters: the inter-interpretation of visual and literary arts. Such studies as exist tend to be brief and superficial; this book ...(Read More)
 
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