About the author: Currently on the faculty in the Department of Sociology at California State University, Northridge, Dr. Lopez specializes in ethnoracial issues. He focuses on Latinos with a particular interest in criminology, immigration, and health issues. He received his PhD in Sociology at Michigan State University.
2001 0-7734-7561-3 Using a collection of visual images - representations of social reality - and supplementary historical, socioeconomic, and ethnographic data, this essay highlights the Latino experience in contemporary American society. The author uses the recent influx of Latinos into Omaha as a case study locale.