Brown is the New Green questions LIN200

Brown is the New Green questions LIN200 - can we explain...

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Questions to think about when viewing  Brown is the New Green - Do you agree with the film’s contention that the continuous use of the term  Latino  is  purely for the marketing industry? Why might Latino youth spend more money that non-Latino youth?  How is today’s generation of US Latino’s different from their parents (linguistically and  behaviorally)? How are they  not  different from non-Latino youth? With 44.7 million Latino’s in the US (1 out of every 6 people will be Latino by 2011), how 
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Unformatted text preview: can we explain that only 1 % of broadcast news mentions this population. American television has had a lot of sitcoms with African American actors, centering around black families, but why are there not more sitcoms using Latinos and bilingual language (or peppering of Spanish with English) dialogue?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2010 for the course LIN 200 taught by Professor Julia during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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