Why 'Race Matters:' LatCrit Theory and Latina/o Racial Identity

Trucios-Haynes, Enid
July 2000
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Summer2000, Vol. 11/12 Issue 2/1, p1
Academic Journal
Discusses the need for Latinos to have a definite and identifiable racial group in the United States. Reasons for the indeterminate racial status of Latinos; Reason why Latinos have accepted an indeterminate racial identity in the U.S.; Legal construction of Latinos as indeterminate racial group.


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