Los Angeles: Los Angeles Times, 1983. Reprint. Paperback. Dark Brown folio, 133 pages, b&w illustrations, maps, portraits ; 30 cm. Small tear to spine head, very little wear to spine foot, extremely gentle rubbing to corners, extremely light soiling to covers, small water-mark to front pastedown, clean pages in tight binding, else about Near Fine(-) to Very Good(++) overall. Item #88168
Cultural Studies, Southern California, Latino, Los Angeles Times, Social conditions -- 20th century. || This report appeared in the Los Angeles Times as a three-week series of special articles on Southern California's Latino population. As a group of 3 million with deep roots in the region, Latinos are having an increasingly important role in determining the character and future of California and the nation. Thirteen Latino reporters conducted hundreds of interviews to assess the status of Latinos in education, politics and other fields to take readers into the hearts and minds of the community. || Contents: Mexico to U.S.-a cultural odyssey / Marita Hernandez and Robert Montemayor -- In pursuit of the Latino American dream / David Reyes -- Latinos: diverse group tied by ethnicity / Frank Sotomayor -- Most Latinos back amnesty for aliens / Frank Sotomayor -- 'A box full of ethnic labels' / Frank Sotomayor -- Border divides the best of both worlds / Robert Montemayor -- American dream lives in the barrio / George Ramos -- 2 Latino activists travel separate paths / Frank del Olmo -- Activist sets sights on making Latinos the 'swing vote' / Frank del Olmo -- Problems, pride and promise / Louis Sahagun -- Boyle Heights couple found their dream house right down the street / Louis Sahagun -- Treating gangs 'with a little love' / Louis Sahagun -- Latino students advance, only to fail / Robert Montemayor -- University degrees elude most Latinos who set them as goal / Louis Sahagun -- Latino parents join to pressure schools / Robert Montemayor -- The Latino wealthy -- a new breed / Al Martinez -- Latino heroes: the few and far between / David Reyes -- Latinos find job choices are both limited, limiting / Nancy Rivera -- Top Latino firms took gambles that paid off / Nancy Rivera -- Inside the world of Latinas / Virginia Escalante, Nancy Rivera and Victor Valle -- Chicano art: an emerging generation / Victor Valle -- Chicano writers: a new energy / Victor Valle -- Latinos renewing bonds with religion / Julio Moran -- Latinos in the fields of hardship / Virginia Escalante -- Mexico-Chicano political dialogue fades / Juan M. Vasquez -- Generation in search of its legacy / Marita Hernandez -- They are a people living on the bridge between two worlds / Frank del Olmo -- Of diversity and strength.
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