A Companion to Latina/o Studies is a collection of 40original essays written by leading scholars in the field, dedicatedto exploring the question of what 'Latino/a' is.
- Brings together in one volume a diverse range of originalessays by established and emerging scholars in the field ofLatina/o Studies
- Offers a timely reference to the issues, topics, and approachesto the study of US Latinos - now the largest minority population inthe United States
- Explores the depth of creative scholarship in this field, including theories of latinisimo, immigration, political andeconomic perspectives, education, race/class/gender and sexuality, language, and religion
- Considers areas of broader concern, including history, identity, public representations, cultural expression andracialization (including African and Native Americanheritage).