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Citizens But Not Americans: Race and Belonging Among Latino Millennials

Citizens But Not Americans Race and Belonging Among Latino Millennials An exploration of how race shapes Latino millennials notions of national belonging Latino millennials constitute the second largest segment of the millennial population By sheer numbers they will inev

  • Title: Citizens But Not Americans: Race and Belonging Among Latino Millennials
  • Author: Nilda Flores-Gonzalez
  • ISBN: 9781479825523
  • Page: 126
  • Format: Hardcover
  • An exploration of how race shapes Latino millennials notions of national belonging Latino millennials constitute the second largest segment of the millennial population By sheer numbers they will inevitably have a significant social, economic, and political impact on U.S society Beyond basic demographics, however, not much is known about how they make sense of themselvAn exploration of how race shapes Latino millennials notions of national belonging Latino millennials constitute the second largest segment of the millennial population By sheer numbers they will inevitably have a significant social, economic, and political impact on U.S society Beyond basic demographics, however, not much is known about how they make sense of themselves as Americans In Citizens but Not Americans, Nilda Flores Gonzlez examines how Latino millennials understand race, experience race, and develop notions of belonging Based on nearly one hundred interviews, Flores Gonzlez argues that though these young Latina os are U.S citizens by birth, they do not feel they are part of the American project, and are forever at the margins looking in The book provides an inside look at how characteristics such as ancestry, skin color, social class, gender, language and culture converge and shape these youths feelings of belonging as they navigate everyday racialization The voices of Latino millennials reveal their understanding of racialization along three dimensions as an ethno race, as a racial middle and as real Americans Using familiar tropes, these youths contest the othering that negates their Americanness while constructing notions of belonging that allow them to locate themselves as authentic members of the American national community Challenging current thinking about race and national belonging, Citizens but Not Americans significantly contributes to our understanding of the Latino millennial generation and makes a powerful argument about the nature of race and belonging in the U.S.

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