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Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Marissa K. Lopez

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book argues that the transnationalism that is central to Chicano identity originated in the global, postcolonial moment at the turn of the nineteenth century rather than as an effect of ... More


Introduction

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/9780300196962.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book investigates the history of the Salinas Valley to show how agriculture-centered environments and economies affected the politicization of U.S.-born and immigrant Mexicans in ... More


Aztlán and Arcadia: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Creation of Place

Roberto Ramón Lint Sagarena

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740606
eISBN:
9781479854905
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740606.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the wake of the Mexican–American War, competing narratives of religious conquest and re-conquest were employed by Anglo American and ethnic Mexican Californians to make sense of their place in ... More


A Town Full of Dead Mexicans: The Salinas Valley Bracero Tragedy of 1963

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/9780300196962.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the bracero tragedy of 1963 in the Salinas Valley, the communities involved in and affected by it, and its impact on the Bracero Program and California's Chicano Movement. The ... More


Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More


Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Jimmy Patiño

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

As immigration from Mexico to the United States grew through the 1970s and 1980s, the Border Patrol, police, and other state agents exerted increasing violence against ethnic Mexicans in San Diego’s ... More


Communing with the Dead: Spiritual and Cultural Healing in Chicano/a Communities

Lara Medina

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores Días de los Muertos (Days of the Dead) as celebrated in the heart of East Los Angeles during 1998 at the internationally recognized Chicano community art center, Self Help ... More


La Mesa del Santo Niño de Atocha and the Conchero Dance Tradition of Mexico-Tenochtilaάn: Religious Healing in Urban Mexico and the United States

Inés Hernández-avila

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the ways in which the Conchero dance tradition in Mexico City, as well as in many urban areas in the United States, manifests a process of religious healing that is not only ... More


Disseminating The Old Men: Mexico City, Europe, the World

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Nine provides a sense of the multifarious forms and contexts of presentation of the Dance of the Old Men that proliferated from 1968 onwards in Mexico, the USA, and Europe. Brief snapshots ... 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


Antennas and Mimeograph Machines: Postwar Mass Media and the Chicano/a Street Press

Randy J. Ontiveros

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738849
eISBN:
9780814738887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738849.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter studies the reductive news coverage of the Chicano/a movement on television. Network journalists at NBC and elsewhere interpreted Chicano activism as another racialized threat to an ... More


Abolishment of the INS/Border Patrol: The Chicano National Immigration Conference and Tribunal

Jimmy Patiño

in Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 8 analyzes Chicano/Mexicano processes of asserting independent solutions to the immigration crisis by convening the space for grassroots organizers from throughout the U.S. to participate in ... More


Legal Services and the Cockroach Revolution

Stephen Schryer

in Maximum Feasible Participation: American Literature and the War on Poverty

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781503603677
eISBN:
9781503606081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503603677.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the Chicano writer and lawyer Oscar Zeta Acosta, whose novels, Autobiography of a Brown Buffalo and Revolt of the Cockroach People, chart his transformation into a radical ... More


Mythohistorical Interventions: The Chicano Movement and Its Legacies

Lee Bebout

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670864
eISBN:
9781452946917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670864.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book explores how myth and history impacted the social struggle of the Chicano movement and the postmovement years. Drawing on archival materials and political speeches as well as music and ... More


Backlash against Welfare Mothers: Past and Present

Ellen Reese

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244610
eISBN:
9780520938717
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244610.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book is a forceful examination of how and why a state-level revolt against welfare, begun in the late 1940s, was transformed into a national-level assault that destroyed a critical part of the ... More


Chicano Labor and Multiracial Politics in Post-World War II Texas: Two Case Studies

Max Krochmal

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Focusing on two ordinary Chicano workers who became prominent labor, civil rights, and political organizers, this chapter demonstrates that workplace struggles and multiracial alliances with whites ... More


“Slaves of the State” Revolt: Southern Prison Labor and a Prison-Made Civil Rights Movement, 1945–1980

Robert T. Chase

in Life and Labor in the New New South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037950
eISBN:
9780813043111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037950.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter offers a two-part story of Texas prison labor, revealing the success of the prison labor regime on the one hand and mounting prisoner resistance on the other. It considers how the Texas ... More


Reformed Barrio Masculinity: Eight Cases of Recovery from Gang Life

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter examines how recovering gang members described recovery from gangs, where they saw themselves in five years, and who they admired and tried to emulate. It contends that faith-based gang ... More


Cross-Border Feminist Solidarities

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies the issue of gender violence within Latin communities. It first looks at a certain chapter in American Encounters, a book about “the sociocultural confrontation between Mexicans ... More


The Chicano Familia Romance

Rosa Linda Fregoso

in meXicana Encounters: The Making of Social Identities on the Borderlands

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229976
eISBN:
9780520937284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229976.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the salience of the ideology of la familia in Chicana/Chicano cultural discourse and politics. The discussion also reflects on the effects of its monolithic representation for ... More


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