Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings / Edition 1

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Overview

Chicana Feminist Thought brings together the voices of Chicana poets, writers, and activists who reflect upon the Chicana Feminist Movement that began in the late 1960s. With energy and passion, this anthology of writings documents the personal and collective political struggles of Chicana feminists.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415918015
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/4/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Meet the Author

Alma Garcia is Professor of Ethnic Studies and Director of the Women's Studies Program at Santa Clara University.

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Table of Contents

PART I. VOICES OF CHICANA FEMINISTS: AN EMERGING CONSCIOUSNESS

1. Mirta Vidal -- New Voice of La Raza: Chicanas Speak Out

2. Bernice Rincon -- La Chicana: Her Role in the Past and her Search for a New Role in the Future

3. Enriqueta Longauex

Vasquez -- The Woman of La Raza

4. Elizabeth Martinez -- La Chicana

5. Anonymous -- A Chicana's Message

6. Jennie V. Chavez -- Women of the Mexican American Movement

7. Elena H. Garcia -- Chicana Consciousness: A New Perspective, A New

Hope

8. Marta Cotera -- Our Feminist Heritage

9. Adelaida R. Del Castillo -- La Vision Chicana

10. Anna NietoGomez -- La Chicana: Legacy of Suffering and Self Denial

11. Bernice Rincon -- Chicanas on the Move

12. Anna NietoGomez --

Chicana Feminism

13. Sister Teresita Basso -- The Emerging "Chicana"

14. Rita Sanchez -- Chicana Writer Breaking Out of the Silence

PART II. CORE THEMES IN CHICANA FEMINIST THOUGHT; SECTION ONE. CHICANA FEMINISM AND THE POLITICS OF THE CHICANO

MOVEMENT;

15. Elvira Saragoza -- La Mujer in the Chicano Movement

16. Enriqueta "Henri" Chavez -- The Chicanas

17. Anonymous -- La Chicana: Her Role in the Movement

18. Elizabeth Martinez -- Viva La Chicana and All Brave Women of La Causa

19. Anonymous -- El Movimiento and the Chicana

20. Elena Hernandez -- La Chicana y El Movimiento

21. Anna NietoGomez -- La Femenista;

22. Adaljiza Sosa Riddell -- Chicanas and El Movimiento

23. Rosalie Flores -- The New Chicana

Machismo

24. Anna NietoGomez -- Sexism in the Movimiento

25. Sonia A. Lopez -- The Role of the Chicana within the Student Movement

SECTION TWO: ANALYZING THE DYNAMICS OF CHICANA OPPRESSION

26. Enriqueta Longauex a Vasquez -- Despiertan Hermanas! The

Women of La Raza--Part II

27. The Editors -- Introduction to Encuentro Femenil

28. Nancy Nieto -- Macho Attitudes

29. Anonymous -- The Adelitas Role in El Moviemiento

30. Beverly Padilla -- Chicanas and Abortion

31. Adelaida R. Del

Castillo -- Malintzon Tenepal: A Preliminary Look into a New Perspective

32. Anna NietoGomez -- Chicanas in the Labor Force

33. Anna NietoGomez -- The Chicana: Perspectives for Education

34. Elizabeth Oliverez -- Women's Rights and the

Mexican-American Woman

35. Linda Aguilar -- Unequal Opportunity and the Chicana

SECTION THREE: MAPPING A CHICANA FEMINIST AGENDA

36. Marta Cotera -- Chicana Conferences and Seminars, 1970-1975

37. Anonymous -- Chicana Symposium

38.

Anonymous -- Resolutions from the Chicana Workshop

39. Anna NietoGomez -- Chicana Service Action Center

40. Francisca Flores -- Comision Femenil Mexicana

41. Anonymous -- Chicanas Attend Vancouver Conference

42. Sandra Ugarte -- Chicana

Regional Conference

43. Marta Cotera -- La Conferencia De Mujeres Por La Raza: Houston Texas, 1971

44. Francisca Flores -- Conference of Mexican Women in Houston --Un Remolino [A Storm]

45. Anna NietoGomez and Elma Barreraand -- Chicana

Encounter

46. Anonymous -- CCHE Conference

47. Raza Unida Party of Northern California -- Party Platform on Chicanas, 1971

48. Raza Unida Party of Texas -- Party Platform on Chicanas, 1992

49. Anonymous -- National Chicano Political Conference

1972

50. Enriqueta Longauex Vasquez -- Third World Women Meet

51. Evey Chapa -- Report from the National Women's Political Caucus

52. Evey Chapa -- Mujeres Por La Raza Unida

53. Anonymous -- Presentation by Chicanas of La Raza Unida Party

54. Yolanda M. Lopez -- A Chicanas Look at the International Women's Year Conference

55. Cecilia Burciaga -- The 1977 National Women's Conference in Houston

56. Dolores Prida -- Looking for Room of One's Own

SECTION FOUR: CHICANA FEMINISTS AND WHITE

FEMINISTS: UNRESOLVED CONFLICTS

57. Enriqueta Longauex Vasquez -- Soy Chicana Primero!

58. Velia Garcia -- La Chicana, Chicana Movement and Women's Liberation

59. Marta Cotera -- Feminism as We See It

60. Alicia Sandoval -- Chicana Liberation

61. Consuelo Nieto -- The Chicana and the Women's Rights Movement

62. Corrine J. Gutirrez -- The Progress of the Chicana Woman

63. Marta Cotera -- Among the Feminists: Racist Classist Issues -- 1976

64. Yolanda Orozco -- La Chicana and "Women's

Liberation"

65. Marta Cotera -- Feminism: The Chicano and Anglo Versions -- A Historical Analysis

SECTION FIVE: CHICANA FEMINISM: AN EVOLVING FUTURE

66. Marta Sotomayor -- La Dcada de la Mujer

67. Marta Cotera -- La Nueva Hispana e Hispanidad [The

New Hispanic Woman and Hispanicity]

68. Anita Espinosa -- Hispanas -- Our Resources for the Eighties

69. Alicia V. Cuaren, Arlene Vigil Kramer, Dorothy Renteria -- La Mujer en el Ochenta [Women in the Eighties]

70. Chela Sandoval -- First Hispanic

Feminist Conference Meets 1980

71. Dorindo Moreno -- Un Paso Adelante [One Step Forward]

72. Sylvia Gonzales -- The Latina Feminist: Where We've Been, Where We're Going

73. Mujeres en Marcha, University of California, Berkeley -- Chicanas in the 80s:

Unsettled Issues

PART III: CHICANA FEMINIST SPEAK: VOICING A NEW CONSCIOUSNESSN

74. Cynthia Orozco -- Sexism in Chicano Studies and the Community

75. Gloria Anzald6~a -- La Conciencia de la Mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness

76. Olivia

Castellano -- Canto, locura y poes6~a

77. Carla Trujillo -- Chicana Lesbians: Fear and Loathing in the Chicano Community

78. Feroza Jussawall and Reed Way Dasembrack -- Interview with Sandra Cisneros

79. Cherr6~e Moraga -- The Last

Generation

80. Pat Mora -- Nepantla: Essays from the Land in the Middle

81. Beatriz M. Pesqueraand Denise A. Segura -- There is no Going Back: Chicanas and Feminism

82. Ana Castillo -- Massacre of the Dreamers: Essays on Xicanisma.

to effect change and improve the status of women, as well as of their children and their community as a whole (NWSA Journal)

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