The consequences of first-world globalization on people of color will often be pernicious and will not only affect the lives of Latinas/os in the Americas, the Caribbean, and other areas, but it will have an indirect impact on these groups within the United States. Latina/o communities within this country are pan-ethnic, with ties here and to their homelands. These groups directly affect, and are affected by Latinas/os throughout the world. This reality, among others, demonstrates that Latinas/os residing in this country exist, in many respects, in a transnational status "typically retaining strong material connections to, and cultural identifications with, their homelands' traditions, issues, concerns, hopes and aspirations." These characteristics have global effects that are not limited to trade, which includes the movement of capital to and from transnational regions and the migration of thousands of individuals, it will also affect perceptions of identity, nationality, and democracy.Download the article from SSRN at the link.
November 9, 2020
ICYMI: Roman on Outsider Jurisprudence and Looking Beyond Imagined Borders @latinolawprof @fiulaw
ICYMI: Ediberto Roman, Florida International University College of Law, has published LatCrit VI, Outsider Jurisprudence and Looking Beyond Imagined Borders at 55 Florida Law Review 583 (2003). Here is the abstract.