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Chicano studies : survey and analysis

Author: Dennis J Bixler-Márquez
Publisher: Dubuque, Iowa Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. edView all editions and formats
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Enables the reader to acquire an understanding of the issues and challenges faced by a Chicano population that constitutes two-thirds of the 35 million Hispanics in the US. Its quest for equity and  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis J Bixler-Márquez
ISBN: 0757541151 9780757541155
OCLC Number: 254272494
Description: XV, 430 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction-Chicano Studies as a Discipline V Section 1 Historical Perspectives I Significant To Whom?: Mexican Americans and the History of the American West 3 David G. Gutierrez Chicanos in the United States: A History of Exploitation and Resistance 13 Leobardo F. Estrada, Chris F. Garda, Reynaldo Flores Macias and Lionel Maldonado Border Chicanos 31 Oscar J. Martinez El Paso Salt War: Mob Action or Political Struggle? 45 Mary Romero Border Culture 53 Mario T. Garcia Confronting "America" 63 Vicki Ruiz Women at Farah: An Unfinished Story 75 Laurie Coyle, Gail Hershatter and Emily Honig Section 2 Demographic and Sociocultural- Perspectives 99 Census 2000: The Plus and Minus for Hispanics 101 James A. Forrest A Force of Change: Unprecedented Surge of Mexican Migrants Altering U.S. Economy, Politics and Culture 103 Alfredo Corchado and Dianne Solis The Consequences of Rapid Growth in the Border Region: Social and Cultural Change Since the 1940s 107 David E. Lorey An Unnatural Tradeoff: Latinos and Environmental justice 121 Rebecca Morales The Death of Smeltertown: A Case Study of Lead Poisoning in a Chicano Community 131 Hwy Romero Section 3 Political and Socioeconomic Perspectives 143 Reinterpreting the Chicano Experience 145 Ignacio M. Garcia The Development of Chicana Feminist Discourse 157 Alma M. Garcia The Chicano Movement: its Legacy for Politics and Policy 165 John A. Garcia Backwards from Aztlan: Politics in the Age of Hispanics 177 Ignacio M. Garcia Awash in the Mainstream: Latinos and the 1996 Elections 185 Louis De Sipio, Rodolfo O. de la Garza and Mark Settler Hispanics now 7% of U.S.Voters, Influence Spreads 199 Cynthia L. Orosco On the Future of Anglo-Mexican Relations in the United States 201 David Montejano Section 4 Linguistic and Educational Perspectives 217 The Spanish Language in the Southwest 219 Arthur L Campa Chicano Spanish: Varieties, Styles and Functions 227 Rosaura Sdnchez One Nation, One Language? 237 Susan Headden et al Bilingual Education: Separating Fact from Fiction 241 Richard V Lopez Segregation and the Education of Mexican Children,1900-1940 247 Gilbert G. Gonzdlez Chicanalo Education from the Civil Rights Era to the Present 259 Dolores Delgado Bernal School Failure: Explanations and Interventions 277 Guadalupe Valdes Facts on Hispanic Higher Education 291 The Voice, NACU Latino Post Secondary Education 293 Maria Fisher, Sonia M. Perez, Bryant Gonzdlez, Jonathan Njus, and Charles Kamasaki Section 5 Literature, Art, Folklore and Music 307 An Overview of Chicano Letters: From Origins to Resurgence 309 Francisco A. Lomeli Latino Literature In the United States, 1965-2000: A Resource Guide and Selected Bibliography 319 Roberta Fernandez The Political and Social Contexts of Chicano Art 329 Shifra M. Goldman and Tomds Ybarra-Frausto El Mundo Femenino: Chicana Artists of the Movement-A Commentary on Development and Production 339 Amalia Mesa-Bain Border Artists in the Contemporary El Paso Mural Movement: Painting the New Frontier 347 George Vargas Chicano Literary Folklore 357 Maria Herrera-Sobek Folklore, Lo Mexicano, and Proverbs 369 Americo Paredes Born on the Border 373 John Leland
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