The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

Hardcover | October 21, 2015

EditorSuzanne Oboler, Deena J. Gonzalez

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements (OEPoL) provides a comprehensive source of information on the diverse historical and contemporary experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. Incorporating key material from theacclaimed four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (OUP, 2005), this ground-breaking publication addresses the significant ways in which the Latino and Latina populations have shaped the political, legal, and social institutions of the United States, with new andupdated scholarship on political movements and organizations, important legal cases, minority-rights laws, and immigration legislation. The two-volume OEPoL contains over 450 topical entries written by key academics, intellectuals, and scholars. The articles range from expansive survey essays, to biographies that document the lives of important individuals in Latino and Latina history, to interdisciplinary entries focused onessential themes and issues. Supplemented by over 50 images and a bibliography of suggested readings for each entry, OEPoL ensures that this timely, increasingly prominent subject receives the reference coverage it deserves.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements (OEPoL) provides a comprehensive source of information on the diverse historical and contemporary experiences of Latinos and Latinas in the United States. Incorporating key material from theacclaimed four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of La...

Suzanne Oboler is Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Between 2002 -2012 she served as founding editor of the academic journal, Latino Studies. She is the author of Ethnic Labels, Latino Lives: Identity and the Politics of (Re)Presentation in the United States (1995) and various art...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1272 pages, 11.81 × 9.49 × 4.21 inPublished:October 21, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199744610

ISBN - 13:9780199744619

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Table of Contents

List of EntriesEditorial and Staff PagesIntroductionPrefaceCommon Abbreviations Used in This WorkTopical Outline of EntriesDirectory of ContributorsIndex