for: Manufacturing Hope & Despair: The School and Kin Support Networks of US-Mexican Youth
By Ricardo D. Stanton-Salazar, Ph.D.
Booking Signing and Reception to Follow Discussion
"A beautifully written and inspiring book that announces a new generation of Mexican/Latino scholars. This is a book which tells the tale of Mexican/Latino adolescents but, in reality, it is a book about how working-class adolescent life is socially constructed, defined, and elaborated in the United States. An eloquent rendering, indeed." Carlos G. Vélez-Ibáñez, University of California, Riverside
About the Author: Ricardo D. Stanton-Salazar is Associate Professor of Education at the University of Southern California. Dr. Stanton-Salazar grew up in the urban core of San Diego, and attended San Diego High School and San Diego City College. He received his B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego in 1979. After working as a bilingual elementary school teacher in National City, California, he left to pursue graduate studies at Stan-ford University in 1983. He earned his M.A. in 1984, and his Ph.D. in Education in 1990. After his doctoral studies, Dr. Stanton-Salazar received a U.C. President's Fellowship and commenced a new research project on Mexican-origin adolescents in San Diego, California.