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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Maria de Los Angeles Torres  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction


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Illinois Connection

MarĂ­a de Los Angeles Torres is director and professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

In addition to being the director and professor of Latin American and Latin studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Maria is a co-Principal Investigator for another on Youth Politics in the Age of Globalization, and was Co-Pi for a National Science Research Foundation Project: Civic Engagement in Three Latino Neighborhoods.

Selected Titles At Your Library

Citizens in the present :
ISBN: 9780252094910. OCLC Number: 851154450

University of Illinois Press,. .

This innovative comparative study provides nuanced accounts of the personal experiences of young people who care deeply about their communities and are actively engaged in a variety of public issues.

In the land of mirrors :
ISBN: 0472087886. OCLC Number: 665827958

University of Michigan Press,. .

The lost apple :
ISBN: 0807002321. OCLC Number: 51615198

Beacon Press,. .

Additional Title Information

  • In the Land of Mirrors: Cuban Exile Politics in the United States

    , University of Michigan Press, 2001

  • The Lost Apple: Operation Pedro Pan, Cuban Children in the U.S., and the Promise of a Better Future

    , Beacon Press, 2004

  • Citizens in the Present: Youth Civic Engagement in the Americas

    , University of Illinois Press, 2013 - written with Irene Rizzini and Norma Del Rio

    Speaking Engagements

    Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

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