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Recent Articles in Chicano Studies
The Vietnam War And Its Detrimental Effects On Chicanos, Juan Carlos Trejo Kennesaw State University
The Vietnam War And Its Detrimental Effects On Chicanos, Juan Carlos Trejo
Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects
The purpose of this essay is to discuss the possibility that the Vietnam War could have been a stepping stone in the socio-economic ladder for Mexican-Americans; and why many Chicanos did indeed see the war as an opportunity for social mobility. In addition, I will discuss how in reality the war did not bring advancement to the Chicano veteran. The idea that the Vietnam War could have been a way for Chicanos to become upwardly mobile is connected to the idea that World War II created some positive outcomes for African-Americans as well as other minorities including White minorities who ...
Chicana Aesthetics: A View Of Unconcealed Alterities And Affirmations Of Chicana Identity Through Laura Aguilar’S Photographic Images, Daniel Perez
LUX: A Journal of Transdisciplinary Writing and Research from Claremont Graduate University
In this paper I will argue that Chicana feminist artist Laura Aguilar, Alma Lopez, Laura Molina, and Yreina D. Cervantez established a continuing counter-narrative of cultural hegemony and Western essentialized hegemonic identification. Through artistic expression they have developed an oppositional discourse that challenges racial stereotypes, discrimination, socio-economic inequalities, political representation, sexuality, femininity, and hegemonic discourse. I will present a complex critique of both art and culture through an inquiry of the production and evaluation of the Chicana feminist artist, their role as the artist, and their contributions to unfixing the traditional and marginalized feminine. I argue that third wave Chicana ...
Arizona’S Senate Bill 1070: A Case Study On State-Sponsored Immigration Policy, Ryan Murphy University of San Francisco
Arizona’S Senate Bill 1070: A Case Study On State-Sponsored Immigration Policy, Ryan Murphy
This study assesses the origins of Arizona’s state-sponsored immigration policy. It attempts to identify the social dynamics within Arizona that contributed to the overwhelming public support for SB 1070. Since it has been two years after the law was passed, this analysis determines what impact the law has had thus far within the state. Finally, it postulates the future of Arizona’s immigration policy.
Mi Raíz (My Root), Christian M. Sandoval University of Iowa
Mi Raíz (My Root), Christian M. Sandoval
This poem demonstrates the importance of the Latino/Latina vote in this election year. The reader will be able to find that the Latino experience described in the poem resonates with many other Latino/Latina experiences within our families, communities and society.
Gastón Institute for Latino Community Development and Public Policy Publications
University of Massachusetts Boston
National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference
San Jose State University
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Chicana Photography: The Power Of Place, Ann Marie Leimer
The Meaning Of The Browning Of America, Miren Uriarte
Latinas In The Kitchen: The Rhetoric Of Food And Desire, Elizabeth Kessler
Exploring Gloria Anzaldúa’S Methodology In Borderlands/La Frontera—The New Mestiza, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce
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