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Confesiones de Mujer: The Catholic Church and Sacred Morality in the Sex Lives of Mexican Immigrant Women

Gloria González-López

in Sexual Inequalities and Social Justice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520246140
eISBN:
9780520939141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520246140.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The ecclesiastical control wielded over sexuality quite evidently runs counter to the actualities of everyday lives of individuals and hence, are inadequate for and incompatible with prevention of ... More


Awake Houses and Mujeres Intermediarias (Intermediary Women), 1958–1964

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Steeped in the oral life histories of Mexican women who shouldered the emotional, physical, and financial accountability of raising families separated from their bracero husbands across the ... More


The Women Are Neither Chinese nor Mexican: Citizenship and Family Ruptures in Guangdong Province, Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Focusing on the challenges Chinese Mexican families faced in Chinese men's communities in Guangdong Province, where some of the men already had wives, this chapter shows how Mexican women in China ... More


Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Julia Maria Schiavone Camacho

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho
Subject:
History, Latin American History

At the turn of the twentieth century, a wave of Chinese men made their way to the northern Mexican border state of Sonora to work and live. The ties—and families—these Mexicans and Chinese created ... More


Conversions of the Self: Mexican Women’s Turn from the National to the Foreign

Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

in Love and Empire: Cybermarriage and Citizenship across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785980
eISBN:
9780814724927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785980.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter contextualizes women's stories of shifting desire from local to foreign men alongside broader transformations in Mexico that shape professional women's conversion from the Catholic ... More


Decididas y Atrevidas (Determined and Daring): In Search of Answers, 1947–1964

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Using the records of U.S. government officials enlisted to protect the welfare of children in the United States and the oral life histories of women raising children without the emotional or ... More


Social Change, Cultural Redemption, and Social Stability: The Political Strategies of Gente Decente Reform

Gabriela González

in Redeeming La Raza: Transborder Modernity, Race, Respectability, and Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780199914142
eISBN:
9780199345533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199914142.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Latin American History

This chapter analyzes the First Mexicanist Congress and its offshoot, La Liga Femenil Mexicanista (hereafter referred to as the League of Mexican Women), as organizations that reflect a sophisticated ... More


The U.S. Deportation of “Chinese Refugees from Mexico,” Early 1930s

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Following their expulsion from Mexico, several thousand Chinese and Chinese Mexican families entered the United States as illegal immigrants in the early 1930s. This chapter discusses the refugee ... More


Mexico in the 1930s and Chinese Mexican Repatriation under Lázaro Cárdenas

Julia María Schiavone Camacho

in Chinese Mexicans: Transpacific Migration and the Search for a Homeland, 1910-1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835401
eISBN:
9781469601786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882597_schiavone_camacho.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

When Lázaro Cárdenas came to power in 1934, the anti-Chinese campaigns began to lose momentum. This chapter examines Mexico under Lázaro Cárdenas. It follows the first Mexican women and Chinese ... More


Oprah para Mujeres Chicanas: A Survey of the Impact of Oprah’s Message on Chicanas

Adriana Katzew and Lilia de Katzew

in Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734072
eISBN:
9781604734089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734072.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the impact of Oprah Winfrey’s message on a selected group of Chicanas in California’s Central Valley comprised of college students and professionals. It shows that while Chicana ... More


The First Anti-Chinese Campaign in the Time of Revolution

in Making the Chinese Mexican: Global Migration, Localism, and Exclusion in the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804778145
eISBN:
9780804783712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804778145.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the rise of José María Arana's anti-Chinese movement and the dynamics it created between Mexican women, Chinese men, and revolutionary state-makers. In reinforcing women's ... More


The Social Imaginary and Kin Recruitment: Mexican Women Reshaping Domestic Work

Maria De La Luz Ibarra

in Gender and Globalization in Asia and the Pacific: Method, Practice, Theory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831592
eISBN:
9780824869311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831592.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter interrogates some of the ways in which domestic workers' imagination and gendered “transnational” practices “from below” shape domestic labor. It focuses on the edited life histories of ... More


A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Rebecca Dolhinow

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Many immigrant communities along the U.S. border with Mexico are colonias, border settlements lacking infrastructure or safe housing. This book examines the leadership of Mexican women immigrants in ... More


“Ugly” America Dreams the American Dream

Isabel Molina-Guzmán

in Dangerous Curves: Latina Bodies in the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814757352
eISBN:
9780814759547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814757352.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the cultural politics surrounding ABC's 2006 prime-time hit Ugly Betty. Mainstream entertainment coverage, audience blogs, and online discussion boards about the show provide ... More


Ecological Borderlands: Connecting Movements, Theories, Selves

Christina Holmes

in Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. This book attempts to revitalize ecofeminist theory by investigating its intersections with other theoretical traditions, ... More


Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Christina Holmes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Environmental practices among Mexican American women have spurred a reconsideration of ecofeminism among Chicana feminists. This book examines ecological themes across the arts, Chicana activism, and ... More


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