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Otto Santa Ana

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I focus on how the mass media inscribe and legitimate social inequity. The American Political Science Association recognized my first book, "Brown Tide Rising: Metaphoric Representations of Latinos in Contemporary American Public Discourse" the Best Book of the year on Ethnic and Racial Politics. The APSA selection committee stated: “In evaluating works in this category, our committee reviewed over 60 books and found [Santa Ana’s] research to be a compelling examination of political discourse surrounding Latinos in California.”

I then put together a book entitled Tongue-tied: The lives of multilingual children in U.S. public education. Tongue-Tied is an anthology that gives voice to millions of people who, on a daily basis, are denied the op
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“1663 Reverend John Eliot publishes the New Testament in the Massachusetts language, with the help of Indian translators and printers. 1775 The U.S. Continental Congress appropriates five hundred dollars to establish Dartmouth College in New Hampshire for the education of Indian children. 1778–1871 The U.S. enters into over 370 treaties with various American Indian nations. More than one hundred include specific provisions for educational facilities.”
Otto Santa Ana, Tongue-Tied: The Lives of Multilingual Children in Public Education

“Your life depends on a random stranger who could kill you, will probably disrespect you, and will most likely pay you much less than you deserve. But even those prospects are better than the ones you used to have. This is the life of los jornaleros – the day laborers.”
Gustavo Arellano, Ask a Mexican




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