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

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Index
ABC, 192, 269(n4)
Hispanic journalists at, 49
Accommodation, 74, 86, 98, 190
Advertisers, agreements with, 263, 267
Affirmative action, filmland, 129, 134
African Americans. See Blacks
AIDS in the Barrio, 197, 198
Alambrista!, 216, 217
Chicano images in, 186
types/stereotypes in, 219
Albizu Campos, Don Pedro, 190, 191
Albuquerque Journal, on Hispanic issues, 30
Algarin, Frank, 186, 259
Aliens, 86, 216, 256
"All in the Family," impact of, 62, 63, 64
Allport, Gordon, on stereotyping, 143
Amaral, Susana, 200, 212(n5)
" America,'' 165, 171, 174, 179(n6)
American Me, 243
Latinos/crime in, 78, 180, 182
American Psychological Association, on television images, 17
"American Renewal" series, 159-160
Amundson, Daniel R., 14, 16-17, 241, 255
on black characters, 35(n48)
on Hispanic characters, 13
on reality-based programming/minorities, 32
Ana Mendieta: Fuego de Terra, 205
Angelitos Negros, 191
Anglos, 1l(n1)
roles for, 24, 32, 76-77
Anita, 75, 170, 174, 176, 178
assimilation of, 175
Latina images and, 76
Annenberg School of Communications, 28, 30
on Hispanic/African American characters, 22, 23
on Latino hero/villain ratios, 27
Amaz, Desi, 59, 83
Arocha, Zita
on Hispanic journalists, 48
on prime-time programming, 49
on Washington Post, 46
Artistic freedom, 261, 266
Asociación de Escritores y Periodistas Puertorriqueños, 189
Assimilation, 86, 92, 95, 102(n33), 118, 174, 175, 177
Chicano/Latino, 98, 165
Puerto Rican, 156-159
rejection of, 74
Aztec Treasure, The, 92
greasers in, 128
Badge 373
controversy over, 157, 158, 162
Puerto Ricans in, 156
Ballad of an Unsung Hero, 98, 231
Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, The, 243
Chicanas in, 137
Banderas, Antonio, 3, 81
Bandidos, 8, 91, 108, 111, 113, 180, 188, 214, 256
Chicanas and, 133
greaser, 133
return of, 131
stereotype of, 77, 78, 81
Baptista-Femandez, Pilar, on Hispanic portrayals, 27, 138
Barrio, return to, 93, 97, 98
Battle of Vieques, The, 194, 203, 204
Beatto, Alfonso, 196-197
Beijo na Boca, 206
Bejar, Alfredo, 197
Bemberg, Maria Luisa, 200
Benedict, Bick, 88, 96, 97, 103(n38)
Bernardo, 151, 171, 172, 174, 175
Bernstein, Leonard, 168-169, 179(n6)
Berry; Gordon
portrayals and, 266
on underrepresentadon, 14
Biberman, Herbert, 92, 259
realism and, 218-219
Blacks, 11(n1)
roles for, 14, 22-23, 123
Blackboard Jungle, Puerto Ricans in, 147, 148-149
Blackboard Jungle (Hunter), 148
Blacks, 129
portrayal of, 24, 32, 68-70, 125
role models for, 67
Boletín Cine/Wuteo/Mujer, 201
Bordertown, 88, 91, 92, 95, 96, 98, 100(n1), 102(n33)
Chicanos in, 129
protagonists in, 93
stereotypes in, 109, 112
Borerro, Felipe, Realidades and, 192
Born in East L.A., 79(n1), 243

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Illustrations vii
  • Introduction 1
  • Notes 11
  • Part One - Latinos on Television and in the News: Absent or Misrepresented 13
  • Notes 19
  • 1: Out of the Picture 21
  • 2 - Hispanic Voices: is the Press Listening? 36
  • Notes 53
  • 3: Distorted Reality 57
  • Part Two - The Silver Screen: Stories and Stereotypes 73
  • Notes 79
  • 4: Visual Retrospective 80
  • 5: Citizen Chicano 85
  • 6 - Stereotyping in Films in General and of the Hispanic in Particular 104
  • References 119
  • 7 - Chicanas in Film: History of an Image 121
  • Notes 139
  • 8: From Assimilation to Annihilation 142
  • 9: West Side Story 164
  • 10: Keeping It Reel? Films of the 1980s and 1990s 180
  • Part Three - Creating Alternative Images: The Others" Present Themselves" 185
  • 11 - From the Margin to the Center: Puerto Rican Cinema in New York 188
  • Notes 199
  • 12: Unofficial Stories 200
  • 13: Type and Stereotype 214
  • 14 - Two Film Reviews: My Family/Mi Familia and the Perez Family 221
  • 15 - Hispanic-Oriented Media 225
  • Notes 236
  • References 236
  • Part Four - Strategies for Change 239
  • 16 - Promoting Analytical and Critical Viewing 240
  • Notes 247
  • Notes 250
  • Notes 253
  • 17 - Questions and Reflections About the Reading in This Book 254
  • 18: What We Can Do 261
  • References 271
  • About-The Book, and Editor 275
  • About the Contributors 277
  • Index 279
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