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Increasing Latina/o Students' Baccalaureate Attainment
Notwithstanding years of retention efforts, graduation rates of Latinas/os remain alarmingly low. The purpose of this review is threefold. First, the authors go beyond traditional theory andExpand
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Hispanic Presidents and Chancellors of Institutions of Higher Education in the United States in 2001 and 2006
This manuscript examines the number of Hispanic individuals who serve as presidents or chancellor and the type of institutions they serve. In 2001, only 13 states had institutions in which theExpand
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The Process of Reflexión in Bridging Testimonios Across Lived Experience
From Latinas’ locations in the margins of academe and society emerges a unique set of challenges complicated by racism, sexism, and classism. One form of resistance to these multiple marginalitiesExpand
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Latinos and the Crimmigration System
Abstract Purpose This chapter argues that the crimmigration system is a social control apparatus that disproportionately punishes and racializes Latino immigrants, with important implications forExpand
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Empathy, morality, and criminality: the legitimation narratives of U.S. Border Patrol agents
ABSTRACT Border enforcement is a morally ambiguous and politically contentious state practice. Frontline enforcers experience this contentiousness as a threat to their moral authority. This articleExpand
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Legitimacy, Morality, and Criminality: The Occupational Culture of U.S. Border Patrol Agents
Author(s): Vega, Irene Isela | Advisor(s): Ortiz, Vilma | Abstract: The moral authority of the United States’ immigration control bureaucracy rests on the premise that undocumented immigrants areExpand
Toward a Cultural Sociology of Immigration Control: A Call for Research
The criminalization of immigration has garnered a great deal of attention in the United States and abroad. Most research, however, examines the political and legal shifts that produced theExpand
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Conservative Rationales, Racial Boundaries
The 2006 immigration marches have become emblematic of Latinos’ united position on immigration. However, solidarity and collective action is only one group formation outcome of sociopoliticalExpand
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