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José Salvador Hernández    



Enrique G. Murillo, Jr.


SECTION I: History, Theory, and Methodology

Chapter 1          History, Theory and Methodology: An Introduction

Sofia A. Villenas and Douglas E. Foley


Chapter 2          The United Status of Latinos

Victoria-María MacDonald and Juan F. Carrillo


Chapter 3          Latino Education in 20th Century America:  A Brief History

Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr. and Rubén Donato


Chapter 4          Latina/o Education and the Reciprocal Relationship between Theory and Practice: Four Theories Informed by the Experiential Knowledge of Marginalized Communities 

C. Alejandra Elenes and Dolores Delgado Bernal


Chapter 5          Contemporary and Critical Methodological Shifts in Research on Latino Education

María Estela Zarate and Gilberto Q. Conchas


Chapter 6          Latino/a Theoretical Contributions to Educational Praxis: Abriendo Caminos, Construyendo Puentes

Jason G. Irizarry and Sonia Nieto


SECTION II: Policies and Politics

Chapter 7          Policies and Politics:  An Introduction

Ruth Trinidad Galván and Norma E. González


Chapter 8          The Effects of Globalization and Transnationalism on Policies

and Practices in the Education of Latinos in the U. S. and Latin Americans in Spain

Martha Montero-Sieburth, Lidia Cabrera Pérez, and Celoni Espínola Mesa


Chapter 9          Education in the New Latino Diaspora

Edmund T. Hamann and Linda Harklau


Chapter 10        Construction of Race and Ethnicity for and by Latinos

Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera and Margary Martin


Chapter 11        Monoglossic Ideologies and Language Policies in the

Education of U.S. Latinas/os

Ofelia García and Rosario Torres-Guevara


Chapter 12        The Role of High Stakes Testing and Accountability in Educating Latinos

Frances E. Contreras


Chapter 13        Assessing the Higher Education Opportunity Structure for Latino Students: Research and Policy Trends at the Turn of the Century

Stella M. Flores


Chapter 14        Latin@ Faculty in Academelandia

Luis Urrieta, Jr. and Rudolfo Chávez Chávez


Chapter 15        Latinas/os in Higher Education: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Educational Attainment

Octavio Villalpando


Chapter 16        Latino Community Activism in the 21st Century: Confronting the Future, Learning from the Past

Carmen I. Mercado and Luis O. Reyes


Chapter 17        When Stepping to College is Stepping to Consciousness: Critical Pedagogy, Transformational Resistance, and Community Building with Urban Latin@ and African-American Youth

Nicole D. Hidalgo and Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade


SECTION III: Language and Culture

Chapter 18        Language and Culture:  An Introduction
 Juan Sánchez Muñoz and Eugene García


Chapter 19        Infinite Possibilities, Many Obstacles: Language, Culture, Identity and Latino/a Educational Achievement

Aída Hurtado, Karina Cervantez, and Michael Eccleston


Chapter 20        Misrepresentations of Language and Culture, Language and Culture as Proxies for Marginalization: Debunking the Arguments

Angela E. Arzubiaga and Jennifer Adair


Chapter 21        Bilingualism: An Overview of the Linguistic Research

Kellie Rolstad and Jeff MacSwan


Chapter 22        Language, Culture, and Cognition: from Research to Improving Educational Practice for Latino Students

Virginia González


Chapter 23        Language Socialization among Latinos: Theory, Method and Approaches

Patricia Baquedano-López, Jorge Solís, and Gabino Arredondo


Chapter 24        Latino Families: Culture and Schooling

Flora V. Rodríguez-Brown


Chapter 25        Latinos in Special Education: Equity Issues at the Intersection of Language, Culture, and Ability Differences

Alfredo J. Artiles, Amanda L. Sullivan, Federico R. Waitoller, and Rebecca A. Neal


Chapter 26        Effective Practices that Matter for Latino Children

Teresa M. Huerta and Carmina M. Brittain


Chapter 27        Language, Culture, Policy and the Law:  Issues for Latino Students

Tom Stritikus and Bonnie English


SECTION IV: Teaching and Learning

Chapter 28        Teaching and Learning: An Introduction

Corinne Martínez and Esteban Díaz


Chapter 29        Going Back to the Headwaters: Examining Latina/o Educational Attainment and Achievement through a Framework of Hope

Rebeca Burciaga, Lindsay Pérez Huber and Daniel G. Solórzano


Chapter 30        Dismantling Group-Based Inequality in a NCLB Era, Effective Practices, and Latino Students Placed and Left at Risk

Pedro R. Portes, Margaret A. Gallego and Spencer Salas


Chapter 31        “Who are These Kids, Rejects from Hell?” Analyzing Hollywood Distortions of Latina/o High School Students

Tara J. Yosso and David G. García


Chapter 32        Latin@s in Early Childhood Education: Issues, Practices, and Future Directions

Verónica E. Valdez and María E. Fránquiz


Chapter 33        Best Practices for Teaching Latino English Learners in U.S. Schools

Josefina Villamil Tinajero, Judith Hope Munter and Blanca Araujo


Chapter 34        Accountability and Educational Assessment for Latino, English Language Learning Students: Improving Practices through Multidisciplinary Approaches

Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz and Guillermo Solano-Flores


Chapter 35        Boosting the Professional Development of Teachers of Latino English Learners

Liliana Minaya-Rowe    and José A. Ortiz


SECTION V: Resources and Information

Chapter 36        Resources and Information: An Introduction

Margarita Machado-Casas

Chapter 37        Adult/Continuing Education

Carlos Martín Vélez


Chapter 38        Commercial Products

Minda López


Chapter 39        Demographics/Statistics and Government

Norma A. Guzmán


Chapter 40        Events

Victor A. Castillo and Sonia N. Sánchez


Chapter 41        Groups

Silvia Cristina Bettez


Chapter 42        Higher Education

Belinda Treviño Schouten and Katherine Graves-Talati


Chapter 43        Internet Tools/Technology

Victor H. Pérez


Chapter 44        Libraries/Galleries/Museums

Belinda Treviño Schouten


Chapter 45        Non-Print Media

Grisel Y. Acosta 


Chapter 46        Parents and Teachers

Esther Garza and Keren Zuniga-McDowell


Chapter 47        Periodicals

Evelyn M. Gordon and Daniella Ann Cook


Chapter 48        Publications

Norma A. Guzmán, Janet K. López and Mary Ruth Fernández