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Title Understanding the disenfranchisement of Latino men and boys : invisible no more / edited by Pedro Noguera, Aída Hurtado, Edward Fergus
Published New York : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 324 pages)
Contents Invisible no more : the status and experience of Latino males from multidisciplinary perspectives / Pedro Noguera, Aída Hurtado -- Social mobility and the complex status of Latino males : education, employment, and incarceration patterns from 2000-2009 / Mellie Torres, Edward Fergus -- Adolescent Mexican American males : no increased risk of mental health problems / Robert E. Roberts, Catherine Ramsay Roberts -- Reducing sexual and reproductive health disparities among Latino men : exploring solutions in the boundaries of masculinity / Miguel Muñoz-Laboy, Ashley Perrry -- Searching for ideal masculinity : negotiating day labor work and life at the margins / Abel Valenzuela, Jr., Maria C. Olivares Pasillas -- Where the boys are : macro and micro considerations for the study of young Latino men's educational achievement / Aída Hurtado, Craig Haney, Jose G. Hurtado -- Taking count of gender and legal status within Latino media policy / Dolores Inés-Casillas -- Anchoring the measurement of machismo and Latino male identity in contemporary definition and theory / Maria Félix-Ortiz [and others] -- Transforming boys, transforming masculinity, transforming culture : masculinity anew in Latino and Latina children's literature / Phillip Serrato -- Undocumented Latino youth : strategies for accessing higher education / Daysi Diaz-Strong [and others] -- Claiming queer cultural citizenship : gay Latino (im)migrant acts in San Francisco / Horacio N. Roque Ramirez -- Does race and national origin influence the hourly wages that Latino males receive? / Clara E. Rodríguez, Grigoris Argeros, Michal H. Miyawaki -- The relevance of skin color in the construction of an ethnic identification among Mexican and Puerto Rican boys / Edward Fergus -- Racially stigmatized masculinities and empowerment : conceptualizing and nurturing Latino males' schooling in the United States / Nancy López -- Sometimes you need to spill your heart out to somebody : close friendships among Latino adolescent boys / Niobe Way, Carlos Santos, Alexandra Cordero -- Street socialization and the psychosocial moratorium / James Diego Vigil -- Latino male violence in the United States / Ramiro Martinez, Jr., Jacob I. Stowell
Summary Latino men and boys in the United States are confronted with a wide variety of hardships that are not easily explained or understood. They are populating prisons, dropping out of high school, and are becoming overrepresented in the service industry at alarming degrees. Young Latino men, especially, have among the lowest wages earned in the country, a rapidly growing rate of HIV/AIDS, and one of the highest mortality rates due to homicide. Although there has been growing interest in the status of men in American society, there is a glaring lack of research and scholarly work available on Latino
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Alienation (Social psychology) -- United States
Hispanic American boys -- Economic conditions
Hispanic American boys -- Psychology
Hispanic American boys -- Social conditions
Hispanic American men -- Economic conditions
Hispanic American men -- Psychology
Hispanic American men -- Social conditions
Alienation (Social psychology)
Hispanic American boys -- Social conditions.
Hispanic American men -- Psychology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gender Studies.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Fergus, Edward, 1974-
Hurtado, Aída.
Noguera, Pedro.
ISBN 0203813499
Other Titles Invisible no more