The Resource Greasers and Gringos : Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination

Greasers and Gringos : Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination

Label
Greasers and Gringos : Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination
Title
Greasers and Gringos
Title remainder
Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Although the origin of the term "greaser" is debated, its derogatory meaning never has been. From silent movies like The Greaser's Revenge (1914) and The Girl and the Greaser (1913) with villainous title characters, to John Steinbeck's portrayals of Latinos as lazy, drunken, and shiftless in his 1935 novel Tortilla Flat, to the image of violent, criminal, drug-using gang members of East LA, negative stereotypes of Latinos/as have been plentiful in American popular culture far before Latinos/as became the most populous minority group in the U.S. In Greasers and Gringos, Steven W. Bender exami
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
305.868073
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF4757.5.L38 B46 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Critical America Series
Label
Greasers and Gringos : Latinos, Law, and the American Imagination
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface; 1 The Confluence of Stereotype and Law; 2 Latinas/os in the American Imagination; 3 Centering Latina/o Stereotypes in Those of Other Groups; 4 Greasers and Gangsters: Latinas/os and Crime; 5 Mañana (Is Soon Enough for Me): Fertility and Welfare; 6 In the U.S.A., It's English or Adiós Amigo:Latinas/os and Assimilation; 7 One of the Smart Ones: Latina/o (Un)Intelligence; 8 No Mexicans or Dogs Allowed: Subhumanity; 9 Gringos in the Latina/o Imagination; 10 Latinas/os in the Mirror: Intra-/Interethnic Glimpses
  • 11 Eradicating Stereotypes: Community-Based Strategies ofMedia Counterspeech and Protest12 Mia Familia as Counterspeech; 13 Eradicating Stereotypes: The Collision of Legal Strategies with theFirst Amendment; 14 Beyond Stereotype: Movement toward Social Change; Notes; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn782878118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814739440
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8jttw0
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35775142
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782878118
  • pebcs081473944X

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