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La Comunidad Latina in the United States: Personal and Political Strategies for Transforming Culture (Paperback)
  • La Comunidad Latina in the United States: Personal and Political Strategies for Transforming Culture (Paperback)
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La Comunidad Latina in the United States: Personal and Political Strategies for Transforming Culture (Paperback)

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Paperback 216 Pages / Published: 26/05/1998
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La comunidad Latina, the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States, has long been told that assimilation is the only way to succeed in American society. This book challenges that generally accepted view and concludes instead that transformation as a way of life is the only viable option for the Latino community as a whole, regardless of racial, class, regional, or religious differences. It highlights how in the everyday life of la comunidad Latina the members of the community can recognize the underlying ways of life, the stories, and the patterns of relationships that cripple them, and how to break with these ways of life, stories, and relationships to create fundamentally more loving and compassionate alternatives. Along with all men and women, Latinos and Latinas face four choices: retaining a blind loyalty to a romanticized past, assimilating, violating each other, or transforming their ethnic and racial group for the better. This examination of the underlying sacred meaning of the stories of the Latino culture attempts to determine whether these stories are destructive or creative. Now coming of age, la comunidad Latina, previously wounded by assimilation, continues to tell its story in art, literature, history, and religion so that the world may, perhaps for the first time, see its personal, political, historical, and sacred faces. The most important story now being lived is that of Latina women and Latino men who are making choices that will determine the ultimate meaning of a new Latino culture in this nation.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780275958930
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 11 mm

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