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Lalo Alcaraz: Political Cartooning in the Latino Community

Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste


The book proposes a critical study of the work by Latino cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz, a key voice in the controversial topic of immigration. It contends that his production is significant for its documentation of the travails of the community and its assessment of the frictions resulting from a radical shift in national demographics: the rise of Latinos as the largest minority ethnicity and the eventual transition of the general population into a mode of plurality rather than majority. In his cartoons and comic strips, readers can recognize how Latinos have been used by opportunist politicians and ... More

Keywords: Alcaraz, Comics, Culture, Immigration, Latinos

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781496811370
Published to University Press of Mississippi: May 2019 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496811370.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Héctor D. Fernández L'Hoeste, author
Georgia State University