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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


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


In the Spirit of a New People: The Cultural Politics of the Chicano Movement

Randy J. Ontiveros

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738849
eISBN:
9780814738887
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Reexamining the Chicano civil rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about social activism in the twentieth-century and new lessons for progressive politics in ... More


Between Terror and Transcendence: Global Narratives of Islam and the Political Scripts of Guadeloupe’s Indianité

Yarimar Bonilla

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines how labor activists in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe navigate tropes of ethnic difference in the context of rising Islamophobia and the cultural effects of the ... More


Undocumented Testimony: American DREAMers

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in Documenting the Undocumented: Latino/a Narratives and Social Justice in the Era of Operation Gatekeeper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062594
eISBN:
9780813051611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062594.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter considers recent life narratives by undocumented youth who are activists for the DREAM (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors) Act, including the UCLA students’ compilation ... More


Latin American Cyberprotest: Before and After the Zapatistas

Thea Pitman

in Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310614
eISBN:
9781846313462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313462.006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter is concerned with cyberprotest. It analyses the online aspects of the ‘social netwar’ linked with the most prominent player within the realm of Latin American cyberprotest — the Ejército ... More


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