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Beyond El Barrio: Everyday Life in Latina/o America

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Freighted with meaning, el barrio is both place and metaphor for Latino populations in the United States. Though it has symbolized both marginalization and robust and empowered communities, the construct of el barrio has often reproduced static understandings of Latino life; they fail to account for recent demographic shifts in urban centers such as New York, Chicago, ...more
Paperback, 289 pages
Published October 27th 2010 by New York University Press
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