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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


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


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


Introduction: Representing Race, Producing Culture: Chicano/a Literature and the Sociology of Assimilation

John Alba Cutler

in Ends of Assimilation: The Formation of Chicano Literature

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210113
eISBN:
9780190210144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210113.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The introduction presents the productive disjuncture between Chicano/a literature and assimilation sociology. This disjuncture results from the radically different ways these two fields talk about ... More


Company Man

Mario T. García

in Father Luis Olivares a Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643311
eISBN:
9781469643335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643311.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following his ordination, Olivares embarked on a teaching and administrative career within the Claretian order. After teaching back at Del Amo Seminary, Olivares soon rose up through the ... More


The Right to Equal Protection: Segregation and Inequality in the Denver Public Schools

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines a school desegregation lawsuit out of Denver, Colorado:Keyes v. School District No. 1. This case was the first case in which the Supreme Court ruled on the issue of de facto ... More


Errata Exhibitions: The Sites of Chicana/o Art Discourse

Karen Mary Davalos

in Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores the errata exhibition, a show that counters a mainstream presentation of art. With the appearance of the errata exhibition in 1975, Chicana feminist artists leveraged ... More


Introduction

Kathryn Schumaker

in Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

The introductionexplains how and why student protest became common in the United States in the late 1960s and places these protests in the context of shifts in the history of education and in broader ... More


Troublemakers: Students' Rights and Racial Justice in the Long 1960s

Kathryn Schumaker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479875139
eISBN:
9781479821365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875139.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book examines the development of elementary and secondary students’ constitutional rights between 1964 and 1984 and its relationship to efforts to secure racial justice at school during the ... More


Chicanismo and Old Age 1967–1972

Carlos Kevin Blanton

in George I. Sánchez: The Long Fight for Mexican American Integration

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300190328
eISBN:
9780300210422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300190328.003.0013
Subject:
History, Latin American History

George I. Sánchez worked hard to embrace the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. But even though he admired this new activist culture and its youthful adherents, he fell short of ... More


The Chicano

Lorena Oropeza

in The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The massive news coverage of the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid catapulted Reies López Tijerina to the national civil rights stage almost instantly but only briefly. In the wake of the raid, Chicano ... More


The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Lorena Oropeza

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1967, Reies López Tijerina led an armed takeover of a New Mexico courthouse in the name of land rights for disenfranchised Spanish-speaking locals. The raid thrust Tijerina and his cause into the ... More


Introduction

Lorena Oropeza

in The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

On June 5, 1967, Reies López Tijerina and fellow land-grant activists, members of the Alianza Federal de Mercedes, conducted an armed raid on a courthouse in northern New Mexico to bring attention to ... More


Conclusion

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the first half of the twentieth century, Mexican Chicago was shaped by the ebbs and flows of revolutionary politics. Initially, the liberals, radicals, and conservatives all defined themselves ... More


The Gunslinger

Lorena Oropeza

in The King of Adobe: Reies López Tijerina, Lost Prophet of the Chicano Movement

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653297
eISBN:
9781469653310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653297.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

On June 5, 1967, Reies López Tijerina led what became known as the Tierra Amarilla Courthouse Raid. That day, he and a few armed companions sought to conduct a citizen’s arrest of the local district ... More


We Are Not Slaves: State Violence, Coerced Labor, and Prisoners' Rights in Postwar America

Robert T. Chase

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653570
eISBN:
9781469653594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653570.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early twentieth century, the brutality of southern prisons became a national scandal. Prisoners toiled in grueling, violent conditions while housed in crude dormitories on what were ... More


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