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

Lori A Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300196962
eISBN:
9780300216387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196962.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Known as “The Salad Bowl of the World,” California's Salinas Valley became an agricultural empire due to the toil of diverse farmworkers, including Latinos. A sweeping critical history of how Mexican ... More


From Stance to Style: Gender, Interaction, and Indexicality in Mexican Immigrant Youth Slang

Mary Bucholtz

in Stance: Sociolinguistic Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331646
eISBN:
9780199867974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331646.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter seeks to contribute to an indexical theory of style by demonstrating how the relationship between stance, style, and identity is formed both from the bottom up, as it unfolds in local ... More


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


Bound in Tension: Mexican Americans, Braceros, and Undocumented Migrants, 1947–1960

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/9780300196962.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the attitudes of Mexican Americans toward braceros and “wetbacks” in the Salinas Valley during the period 1947–1960, with particular emphasis on how the tension between them ... More


The Community Service Organization, 1953–1963

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/9780300196962.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on a local Community Service Organization (CSO) in the Salinas Valley and how it operated in the agriculture-centered environment of the region in the years 1953–1963. It first ... More


The Farmworker Movement in the Post-Bracero Era

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/9780300196962.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the farmworker movement in the Salinas Valley after the termination of the Bracero Program. It first considers the rise of Cesar Chavez and his United Farm Workers Organizing ... More


A Blossoming of Red Flags: The Salinas UFWOC Strike of 1970

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/9780300196962.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee's (UFWOC) 1970 strike in the Salinas Valley and the various groups of UFWOC allies and detractors involved. It first considers the ... 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


A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Clyde A. Milner (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

This book presents a view of the history of the American West at the end of the 20th century. It is a systematic assessment of the current state of Western history. The book covers major new areas of ... More


Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Jody Vallejo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an ... More


Significant to Whom?: Mexican Americans and the History of the American West

David G. GutiéRrez

in A New Significance: Re-Envisioning the History of the American West

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195100471
eISBN:
9780199854059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100471.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

In considering Mexican-American history, one might argue that the debate about the significance or importance of ethnic Mexican people in the American West has reflected the central themes of the ... More


¡Viva La Causa! in Iowa

Janet Weaver

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/9780252041211.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores how Mexican Americans in Iowa supported the national boycott of California table grapes in the 1960s while concurrently fighting for the rights of Tejano migrant workers ... More


Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Deborah E. Kanter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book uses the Catholic parish to view Mexican immigration and ethnicity in the United States with a focus on Chicago. For Mexican immigrants, the parish had an Americanizing influence on its ... More


Strategies of Segregation: Race, Residence, and the Struggle for Educational Equality

David G. García

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520296862
eISBN:
9780520969179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520296862.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book unearths the ideological and structural architecture of enduring racial inequality within and beyond schools in Oxnard, California. This meticulously researched narrative spanning 1903 to ... More


Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Brett Hendrickson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mexican American folk and religious healing, often referred to as curanderismo, has been a vital part of life in the Mexico–U.S. border region for centuries. A hybrid tradition made up primarily of ... More


Conclusion: Assessing and Interpreting 150 Years of Latino Faith-Based Civic Activism

Gastón Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, and Jesse Miranda

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter identifies common themes that emerge from the discussions in the preceding chapters. Among these are that individual Catholic and Protestant clergy, religions, and churches have fought ... More


Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Michael Innis-Jiménez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since the early twentieth century, thousands of Mexican Americans have lived, worked, and formed communities in Chicago's steel mill neighborhoods. This book tells the story of a vibrant, active ... More


States of Delinquency: Race and Science in the Making of California's Juvenile Justice System

Miroslava Chavez-Garcia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520271715
eISBN:
9780520951556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271715.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This unique analysis of the rise of the juvenile justice system from the nineteenth to twentieth centuries uses one of the harshest states—California—as a case study for examining racism in the ... More


Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The nation's Latina/o population has now reached over 50 million, or 15 percent of the estimated total U.S. population of 300 million, and a growing portion of the world's population now lives and ... More


Conclusion

Brett Hendrickson

in Border Medicine: A TransCultural History of Mexican American Curanderismo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479834785
eISBN:
9781479843015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834785.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book has explored how transcultural exchanges have occurred between Mexican American folk healers and Anglo American patients. It has also discussed the impact of Mexican American religious and ... More


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