Race and ethnicity

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New Directions

Assessment and Preparation of Hispanic College Students

Edited by Richard J. Tannenbaum, Laura I. Rendón, Gary Francisco Keller, Estela Mara Bensimón, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. and Alberto Acereda

"New Directions" serves as a national state-of-the-art in assessment and access as it affects the major Hispanic communities around the nation. The book focuses on two themes: (1) the…

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Moving Forward

Policies, Planning, and Promoting Access of Hispanic College Students

Edited by Gary Francisco Keller, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. and Alberto Acereda

Equitable access to quality education is key to the advancement of Hispanic communities because education may serve as either a gateway or a barrier to social mobility, economic…

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The Cisco Kid

American Hero, Hispanic Roots

Gary D. Keller

"The Cisco Kid: American Hero, Hispanic Roots" builds upon Francis Nevins’s 1998 book, "The Films of the Cisco Kid." Retaining the original’s thorough, chronological study of the Cisco…

Triumph of Our Communities

Triumph of Our Communities

Four Decades of Mexican American Art

Gary D. Keller

With more than 600 full-color images, this generously sized coffee-table book celebrates the art organizations that have promoted Mexican-American art and have served as art education…

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Chicano Art for Our Millennium

Collected Works from the Arizona State University Community

Mary Erickson and Gary D. Keller

"Chicano Art for Our Millennium" showcases more than 120 works of Chicano art and provides a good representation of the art movement for general readers and students. Created in part as…

Faking the News, edited by ASU alum Ryan Skinnell

Faking the News

What Rhetoric Can Teach Us About Donald J. Trump

Edited by Ryan Skinnell

Donald J. Trump's speaking and writing invite passionate reactions — maybe he’s a bluecollar, billionaire hero who speaks the language of the common man or maybe he’s a gleefully…

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What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth

A Memoir of Brotherhood

Rigoberto González

Burdened by poverty, illiteracy, and vulnerability as Mexican immigrants to California's Coachella Valley, three generations of González men turn to vices or withdraw into depression. As…

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A Song of Dismantling


Fernando Pérez

In this dynamic debut collection, Fernando Pérez employs lyric and nonce forms to interrogate identity politics and piece together a complex family history. The book embodies…

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The New Immigrant Whiteness

Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Mapping representations of post-1980s immigration from the former Soviet Union to the United States in interviews, reality TV shows, fiction, and memoirs, Claudia Sadowski-Smith shows…

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Meet Behind Mars


Renee Simms

In many of her stories, Simms exposes her own interest in issues concerning time and space. For example, in "Rebel Airplanes," an L.A. engineer works by day on city sewers and by night…