Monday, January 18, 2010

Handbook of Latinos and Education: Theory, Research & Practice

Handbook of Latinos and Education:
Theory, Research & Practice


Add to Cart - PB Add to Cart - HB
• ISBN PB: 978-0-8058-5840-2
• ISBN HB: 978-0-8058-5839-6
• Published by: Routledge
• Pages: 670

Please Join us for the National Book Launching at the inaugural LEAD Summit, Monday, March 29, 2010

About the Book

Providing a comprehensive review of rigorous, innovative, and critical scholarship relevant to educational issues which impact Latinos, this Handbook captures the field at this point in time. Its unique purpose and function is to profile the scope and terrain of academic inquiry on Latinos and education. Presenting the most significant and potentially influential work in the field in terms of its contributions to research, to professional practice, and to the emergence of related interdisciplinary studies and theory, the volume is organized around five themes:
• History, Theory, and Methodology
• Policies and Politics
• Language and Culture
• Teaching and Learning
• Resources and Information
The Handbook of Latinos and Education is a must-have resource for educational researchers, graduate students, teacher educators, and the broad spectrum of individuals, groups, agencies, organizations and institutions sharing a common interest in and commitment to the educational issues that impact Latinos.
Edited by Enrique G Murillo Jr., Sofia A Villenas, Ruth Trinidad Galván, Juan Sánchez Muñoz, Corinne Martínez, and Margarita Machado-Casas

Table of Contents
Foreword, José Salvador Hernández
Preface, Enrique G. Murillo, Jr.
SECTION I: History, Theory, and Methodology
1. History, Theory and Methodology: An Introduction, Sofia A. Villenas and Douglas E. Foley
2. The United Status of Latinos, Victoria-María MacDonald and Juan F. Carrillo
3. Latino Education in 20th Century America: A Brief History, Guadalupe San Miguel, Jr. and Rubén Donato
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
5. Contemporary and Critical Methodological Shifts in Research on Latino Education, María Estela Zarate and Gilberto Q. Conchas
6. Latino/a Theoretical Contributions to Educational Praxis: Abriendo Caminos, Construyendo Puentes, Jason G. Irizarry and Sonia Nieto
SECTION II: Policies and Politics
7. Policies and Politics: An Introduction, Ruth Trinidad Galván and Norma E. González
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
9. Education in the New Latino Diaspora, Edmund T. Hamann and Linda Harklau
10. Construction of Race and Ethnicity for and by Latinos, Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera and Margary Martin
11. Monoglossic Ideologies and Language Policies in the Education of U.S. Latinas/os, Ofelia García and Rosario Torres-Guevara
12. The Role of High Stakes Testing and Accountability in Educating Latinos, Frances E. Contreras
13. Assessing the Higher Education Opportunity Structure for Latino Students: Research and Policy Trends at the Turn of the Century, Stella M. Flores
14. Latina/o Faculty in Academelandia, Luis Urrieta, Jr. and Rudolfo Chávez Chávez
15. Latinas/os in Higher Education: Eligibility, Enrollment, and Educational Attainment, Octavio Villalpando
16. Latino Community Activism in the 21st Century: Confronting the Future, Learning from the Past, Carmen I. Mercado and Luis O. Reyes
17. When Stepping to College is Stepping to Consciousness: Critical Pedagogy, Transformational Resistance, and Community Building with Urban Latina/o and African-American Youth, Nicole D. Hidalgo and Jeffrey M. R. Duncan-Andrade
SECTION III: Language and Culture
18. Language and Culture: An Introduction, Juan Sánchez Muñoz and Eugene García
19. Infinite Possibilities, Many Obstacles: Language, Culture, Identity and Latino/a Educational Achievement, Aída Hurtado, Karina Cervantez, and Michael Eccleston
20. Misrepresentations of Language and Culture, Language and Culture as Proxies for Marginalization: Debunking the Arguments, Angela E. Arzubiaga and Jennifer Adair
21. Bilingualism: An Overview of the Linguistic Research, Kellie Rolstad and Jeff MacSwan
22. Language, Culture, and Cognition: from Research to Improving Educational Practice for Latino Students, Virginia González
23. Language Socialization among Latinos: Theory, Method and Approaches, Patricia Baquedano-López, Jorge Solís, and Gabino Arredondo
24. Latino Families: Culture and Schooling, Flora V. Rodríguez-Brown
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
26. Effective Practices that Matter for Latino Children, Teresa M. Huerta and Carmina M. Brittain
27. Language, Culture, Policy and the Law: Issues for Latino Students, Tom Stritikus and Bonnie English
SECTION IV: Teaching and Learning
28. Teaching and Learning: An Introduction, Corinne Martínez and Esteban Díaz
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
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
31. "Who are These Kids, Rejects from Hell?" Analyzing Hollywood Distortions of Latina/o High School Students, Tara J. Yosso and David G. García
32. Latinas/os in Early Childhood Education: Issues, Practices, and Future Directions, Verónica E. Valdez and María E. Fránquiz
33. Best Practices for Teaching Latino English Learners in U.S. Schools, Josefina Villamil Tinajero, Judith Hope Munter and Blanca Araujo
34. Accountability and Educational Assessment for Latino, English Language Learning Students: Improving Practices through Multidisciplinary Approaches, Zenaida Aguirre-Muñoz and Guillermo Solano-Flores
35. Boosting the Professional Development of Teachers of Latino English Learners, Liliana Minya-Rowe and José A. Ortiz
SECTION V: Resources and Information
36. Resources and Information: An Introduction, Margarita Machado-Casas
37. Adult/Continuing Education, Carlos Martín Vélez
38. Commercial Products, Minda López
39. Demographics/Statistics and Government, Norma A. Guzmán
40. Events, Victor A. Castillo and Sonia N. Sánchez
41. Groups, Silvia Cristina Bettez
42. Higher Education, Belinda Treviño Schouten and Katherine Graves-Talati
43. Internet Tools/Technology, Victor H. Pérez
44. Libraries/Galleries/Museums, Belinda Treviño Schouten
45. Non-Print Media, Grisel Y. Acosta
46. Parents and Teachers, Esther Garza and Keren Zuniga-McDowell
47. Periodicals, Evelyn M. Gordon and Daniella Ann Cook
48. Publications, Norma A. Guzmán, Janet K. López and Mary Ruth Fernández

Enrique G. Murillo, Jr. is Associate Professor in the Department of Language, Literacy, and Culture at California State University, San Bernardino.
Sofia A. Villenas is Associate Professor of Education and Director of the Latino/a Studies Program at Cornell University.
Ruth Trinidad Galván is Assistant Professor in the Language, Literacy, and Sociocultural Studies Department at the University of New Mexico.
Juan Sánchez Muñoz is Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of the Center for Research in Leadership and Education, in the College of Education, Texas Tech University.
Corinne Martínez is Associate Professor in the Department of Teacher Education at California State University, Long Beach.
Margarita Machado-Casas is Assistant Professor in the Department of Bicultural Bilingual Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Register Here for the LEAD Summit

Other Ways to Participate

Want to participate but can't attend the summit...view or host your own local “town hall” viewing event..see our list of Townhall Viewing Event Locations .

You can also find us on the Internet


  1. Anonymous5:46 AM

    Hello, i am glad to read the whole content of this blog and am very excited and happy to say that the webmaster has done a very good job here to put all the information content and information at one place.

    Personal Injury Attorney Houston

  2. Good writing. Keep up the good work. I just added your RSS feed my Google News



  3. Anonymous9:03 PM

    There are certainly a lot of details like that to take into consideration. That’s a great point to bring up.

    mail out