Sounds of Belonging

Sounds of Belonging

U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Critical Cultural Communication

by Dolores Ines Casillas

224 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 in

  • Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780814770245
  • Published: October 2014

$25.00

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  • Hardcover
  • ISBN: 9780814770658
  • Published: October 2014

$89.00

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Contents 

Acknowledgments ix 

A Note on Language xiii 

Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language 1 Radio 

1. Acoustic Allies: Early Latin-Themed and Spanish-Language 21 Radio Broadcasts, 1920s–1940s 

2. Mixed Signals: Developing Bilingual Chicano Radio, 51 1960s–1980s 

3. Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-Language Radio Patrols 83 La Migra 

4. Pun Intended: Listening to Gendered Politics on Morning 101 Radio Shows 

5. Desperately Seeking Dinero: Calculating Language and Race 127 within Radio Ratings 

Afterword 147 

Notes 153 

Bibliography 183 

Index 207 

About the Author 221