Suggested Course Texts:
Latino/a Studies

Our Suggested Course Texts pages list titles intended for classroom use. For a complete list of our titles in U.S. Latino/a studies, go to our general U.S. Latino/a studies page.

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Border Bandits
By Camilla Fojas

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Católicos
By Mario T. García

New in Paperback
Native Speakers
By María Eugenia Cotera

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No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed
By Cynthia E. Orozco

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Postnationalism in Chicana/o Literature and Culture
By Ellie D. Hernández

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Private Women, Public Lives
By Bárbara O. Reyes

Anthropology

Alex and the Hobo
By José Inez Taylor and James M. Taggart

Amá, Your Story Is Mine
By Ercenia "Alice" Cedeño

Barrio-Logos
By Raúl Homero Villa

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community
By Gilda L. Ochoa

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Constructing Identities in Mexican American Political Organizations
By Benjamin Marquez

Fertile Matters
By Elena R. Gutiérrez

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
By Américo Paredes

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
By Marie "Keta" Miranda

The Medicine of Memory
By Alejandro Murguía

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

Pachangas
By Margaret E. Dorsey

PADRES
By Richard Edward Martínez

The Projects
By James Diego Vigil

A Rainbow of Gangs
By James Diego Vigil

Rancheros in Chicagoacán
By Marcia Farr

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

ReMembering Cuba
By Andrea O'Reilly Herrera

Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race
By Marilyn Grace Miller

The River Has Never Divided Us
By Jefferson Morgenthaler

To Alcatraz, Death Row, and Back
By Ernie López and Rafael Pérez-Torres

Art/Art History

Chicano Art Inside/Outside the Master's House
By Alicia Gaspar de Alba

Contemporary Chican@ Art
By George Vargas

Walls of Empowerment
By Guisela Latorre

Border Studies

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Border Citizens
By Eric V. Meeks

Border Identifications
By Pablo Vila

Crossing Borders, Reinforcing Borders
By Pablo Vila

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
By Américo Paredes

The Making of the Mexican Border
By Juan Mora-Torres

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

On the Edge of the Law
By Chad Richardson and Rosalva Resendiz

Straddling the Border
By Lisa Magaña

Criminal Justice and Law

Chicana Lives and Criminal Justice
By Juanita Díaz-Cotto

Felix Longoria's Wake
By Patrick Carroll

La Pinta
By B. V. Olguín

Latinos and American Law
By Carlos R. Soltero

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

To Alcatraz, Death Row, and Back
By Ernie López and Rafael Pérez-Torres

Economics and Labor

From Cuenca to Queens
By Ann Miles

The Human Cost of Food
Edited by Charles D. Thompson, Jr., and Melinda F. Wiggins

Pachangas
By Margaret E. Dorsey

Film and Media Studies

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

Lourdes Portillo
Edited by Rosa Linda Fregoso

Postethnic Narrative Criticism
By Frederick Luis Aldama

Tex[t]-Mex
By William Anthony Nericcio

Folklore

Folklore and Culture on the Texas-Mexican Border
By Américo Paredes

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Geography

Barrio-Logos
By Raúl Homero Villa

Hispanic Spaces, Latino Places
Edited by Daniel D. Arreola

The Los Angeles Plaza
By William David Estrada

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

Tejano South Texas
Daniel D. Arreola

History

Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986
By David Montejano

Barrios Norteños
By Dionicio Nodín Valdés

Chicano Politics and Society in the Late Twentieth Century
Edited by David Montejano

Culture of Empire
By Gilbert G. González

East Los Angeles
By Ricardo Romo

Felix Longoria's Wake
By Patrick Carroll

A Legacy Greater Than Words
By Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

They Called Them Greasers
by Arnoldo De León

Las Tejanas
By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

The Master Showmen of King Ranch
By Betty Bailey Colley and Jane Clements Monday, with Beto Maldonado

The Medicine of Memory
By Alejandro Murguía

Mexican Americans and World War II
Edited by Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

Tejano Origins in Eighteenth-Century San Antonio
Edited by Gerald E. Poyo and Gilberto M. Hinojosa

"This Land was Mexican Once"
By Linda Heidenreich

Vietnam Veteranos
By Lea Ybarra

World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights
Edited by Richard Griswold del Castillo

The Zoot-Suit Riots
By Mauricio Mazón

Literature

Alex and the Hobo
By José Inez Taylor and James M. Taggart

Barrio-Logos
By Raúl Homero Villa

Blood Lines
By Sheila Marie Contreras

Brown Gumshoes
By Ralph E. Rodriguez

Brown on Brown
By Frederick Luis Aldama

The Chronicles of Panchita Villa and Other Guerrilleras
By Tey Diana Rebolledo

Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory
By Emma Pérez

Golondrina, why did you leave me?
By Bárbara Renaud González

La Pinta
By B. V. Olguín

Narratives of Greater Mexico
By Héctor Calderón

Nine Plays by José Cruz González
Edited by Coleman A. Jennings

raúlrsalinas and the Jail Machine
Selected writings by Raúl R. Salinas

"Shakin' Up" Race and Gender
By Marta E. Sánchez


Spilling the Beans in Chicanolandia
By Frederick Luis Aldama

Tex[t]-Mex
By William Anthony Nericcio

Toward a Latina Feminism of the Americas
By Anna Marie Sandoval

With Her Machete in Her Hand
By Catrióna Rueda Esquibel

Your Brain on Latino Comics
By Frederick Luis Aldama

Music/Performing Arts

El Narcotraficante
By Mark Cameron Edberg

Teatro Chicana
By Laura E. Garcia, Sandra M. Gutierrez, and Felicitas Nuñez

The Texas-Mexican Conjunto
By Manuel H. Peña

"With His Pistol In His Hand"
By Américo Paredes

Political Science

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Chicano Politics and Society in the Late Twentieth Century
Edited by David Montejano

Constructing Identities in Mexican American Political Organizations
By Benjamin Marquez

Culture of Empire
By Gilbert G. González

Deception and Abuse at the Fed
By Robert D. Auerbach

The Illusion of Inclusion
By Rodolfo Rosales

PADRES
By Richard Edward Martínez

Valley Interfaith and School Reform
By Dennis Shirley

Race and Race Relations

Alex and the Hobo
By José Inez Taylor and James M. Taggart

Apple Pie and Enchiladas
By Ann V. Millard and Jorge Chapa

Barrio Gangs
By James Diego Vigil

Batos, Bolillos, Pochos, and Pelados
By Chad Richardson

Becoming Neighbors in a Mexican American Community
By Gilda L. Ochoa

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes
By Tatcho Mindiola, Jr., Yolanda Flores Niemann, and Nestor Rodriguez

Brown Tide Rising
By Otto Santa Ana

Chicanas and Chicanos in School
By Marcos Pizarro

Culture of Empire
By Gilbert G. González

Felix Longoria's Wake
By Patrick Carroll

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
By Marie "Keta" Miranda

The Illusion of Inclusion
By Rodolfo Rosales

Latino Images in Film
By Charles Ramírez Berg

A Law for the Lion
By Beatriz de la Garza

Mixing Race, Mixing Culture
Edited by Monika Kaup and Debra Rosenthal

Quality Education for Latinos/as
By Rita and Marco Portales

Recovering History, Constructing Race
By Martha Menchaca

Remembering the Alamo
By Richard R. Flores

A Rainbow of Gangs
By James Diego Vigil

Vietnam Veteranos
By Lea Ybarra

World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights
Edited by Richard Griswold del Castillo

Religion

Hispanic Methodists, Presbyterians, and Baptists in Texas
By Paul Barton

Mary, Mother and Warrior
By Linda B. Hall

PADRES
By Richard Edward Martínez

A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology
Edited by María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, and Jeanette Rodríguez

Valley Interfaith and School Reform
By Dennis Shirley

Women and Gender Studies

Amá, Your Story Is Mine
By Ercenia "Alice" Cedeño

Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory
By Emma Pérez

From Bananas to Buttocks
Edited by Myra Mendible

Golondrina, why did you leave me?
By Bárbara Renaud González

Homegirls in the Public Sphere
By Marie "Keta" Miranda

Las Tejanas
By Teresa Palomo Acosta and Ruthe Winegarten

Latina Adolescent Childbearing in East Los Angeles
By Pamela I. Erickson

Lourdes Portillo
Edited by Rosa Linda Fregoso

A Reader in Latina Feminist Theology
Edited by María Pilar Aquino, Daisy L. Machado, and Jeanette Rodríguez

Toward a Latina Feminism of the Americas
By Anna Marie Sandoval

With Her Machete in Her Hand
By Catrióna Rueda Esquibel

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