Latin Looks: Images of Latinas and Latinos in the U.S. Media

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Contents
List of Illustrationsvii
Introduction1
Part 1
Latinos on Television and in the News: Absent or Misrepresented
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1. Out of the Picture: Hispanics in the Media National Council of La Raza21
2. Hispanic Voices: Is the Press Listening? Jorge Quiroga36
3. Distorted Reality: Hispanic Characters in TV Entertainment S. Robert Lichter and Daniel R. Amundson57
Part 2 The Silver Screen: Stories and Stereotypes73
4. Visual Retrospective: Latino Film Stars Clara E Rodríguez80
5. Citizen Chicano: The Trials and Titillations of Ethnicity in the American Cinema, 1935-1962 Chon Noriega85
6. Stereotyping in Films in General and of the Hispanic in Particular Charles Ramírez Berg104
7. Chicanas in Film: History of an Image Carlos E. Cortés121
8. From Assimilation to Annihilation: Puerto Rican Images in U.S. Films Richie Pérez142
9. West Side Story: A Puerto Rican Reading of "America" Alberto Sandoval Sánchez164

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