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Racial Meeting Grounds and Battlegrounds During Wartime, 1941–1947

Lori A. Flores

in Grounds For Dreaming: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the conflict between Mexican Americans and a white mainstream that denied them equal treatment, and between Mexican Americans and braceros in a militarized, masculinized ... More


The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This anthology challenges the notion that Latinas/os are newcomers to the Midwest by emphasizing that Latinas/os have resided in the region for over a century, and have contributed to the social, ... More


The Young Lords Organization in Chicago: A Short History

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0015
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the formation and lifespan of the street-gang-turned-political-entity, the Young Lords. Founded as a turf gang in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago in 1959, the group ... More


Get Out or Get Involved: Revolutionary Change and Conflicting Visions of Freedom

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 explores the impact of the 1959 revolution on Anglo-Caribbean communities through the recollections of the children and grandchildren of immigrants who came of age in the early ... More


Conclusion: Dreams Multiplied … A Final Entrée to Cuba

Andrea J. Queeley

John M. Kirk (ed.)

in Rescuing Our Roots: The African Anglo-Caribbean Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061092
eISBN:
9780813051376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061092.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The concluding chapter reflects upon changes in Cuban society from the early twentieth century to the post-Soviet era, reviewing key moments for the Anglo-Caribbean Cuban community and emphasizing ... More


From Workers’ Militancy to Cultural Action: Brazilian Anarchism in Rio Grande do Sul, 1890s–1940s

Beatriz Ana Loner

in In Defiance of Boundaries: Anarchism in Latin American History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061108
eISBN:
9780813051383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061108.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

As a counterpoint to the better-known cases of São Paolo and Rio de Janeiro, this chapter proposes a regional study of the anarchist movement in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, ... More


Introduction

Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb

in Cuba in the Shadow of Change: Daily Life in the Twilight of the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033693
eISBN:
9780813039695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033693.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book introduces a population that, until now, has been un-theorized and under-described, despite their importance for any full understanding of contemporary Cuba. This group is called ... More


The Landless Rural Workers’ Movement and the Struggle for Social Justice in Brazil

Miguel Carter

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses and sets the context for the struggle of the MST. It briefly reviews the movement's history, seeks to explain the movement's unusual endurance, and evaluates its main sources ... More


Latina/o Studies and Ethnic Studies in the Midwest

Amelia María De La Luz Montes

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter describes several challenges faced by Latina/o Studies and Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, including shrinking humanities requirements and adequate office space. ... More


Reconfiguring Documentation: Immigration, Activism, and Practices of Visibility

Rebecca M. Schreiber

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0018
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines how the strategies of activists involved in the Immigrant Youth Justice League (IYJL) in Chicago in the early 2010s were taken up within the broader migrant rights movement. It ... More


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