Chicana/Latina Education in Everyday Life: Feminista Perspectives on Pedagogy and Epistemology / Edition 1

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This first-of-its-kind volume bridges Chicana/Latina feminist perspectives with education and offers innovative ideas on teaching and learning, and ways of knowing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791468067
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 8/11/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 292
  • Sales rank: 682,361
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Dolores Delgado Bernal is Associate Professor of Education and Chicana/o Studies at the University of Utah.

C. Alejandra Elenes is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at Arizona State University.

Francisca E. Godinez teaches Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at California State University at Sacramento.

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Table of Contents


Chicanas/Latinas Building Bridges: An Introduction
Sofia Villenas, Francisca E. Godinez, Dolores Delgado Bernal, C. Alejandra Elenes

Part I
Youth Bodies and Emerging Subjectivities
Francisca E. Godinez

I Am
Elizabeth Cruz Godinez

1. Huitzlampa: Surtiendo Invisibilidad South: Sorting through Invisible
Jo Anna Mixpe Ley

2. Haciendo que hacer: Braiding Cultural Knowledge into Educational Practices and Policies
Francisca E. Godinez

3. Critical Literacies as Feminist Affirmations and Interventions: Contextualizing Latina Youth's Construction of their College-Bound Identities
Michelle G. Knight, Iris R. Dixon, Nadjwa E. L. Norton, Courtney C. Bentley

4. Toward an Epistemology of a Brown Body
Cindy Cruz

Part II
Mujeres in College: Negotiating Identities and Challenging Educational Norms
Dolores Delgado Bernal

5. The Critical Consciousness of Chicana and Latina Students: Negotiating Identity Amid Sociocultural Beliefs and Ideology
Michelle A. Holling

6. “Here They Go Again with the Race Stuff”: Chicana Negotiations of the Graduate Experience
L. Esthela Banuelos

7. Learning and Living Pedagogies of the Home: The Mestiza Consciousness of Chicana Students
Dolores Delgado Bernal

8. Our Pedagogy of Sisterhood: A Testimonio
Rebecca Burciaga and Ana Tavares

Part III
Mature Latina Adults and Mothers: Pedagogies of Wholeness and Resilience
Sofia Villenas

9. Pedagogical Moments in the Borderlands: Latina Mothers Teaching and Learning
Sofia Villenas

10. Campesina Epistemologies and Pedagogies of the Spirit: Examining Women’s Sobrevivencia
Ruth Trinidad Galvan

11. Humor Casero Mujerista—Womanist Humor of the Home: Laughing All the Way to Greater Cultural Understandings and Social Relations
Rosario Carrillo

12. Testimonios of Border Identities: “Una Mujer Acomedida Donde Quiera Cabe
Norma Gonzalez

Part IV
Borderlands, Pedagogies, and Epistemologies
C. Alejandra Elenes

13. “Start with the Land”: Groundwork for Chicana Pedagogy
Karleen Pendleton Jimenez

14. Environmental Justice on the Mexico-U.S. Border: Toward a Borderlands Methodology
Perlita R. Dicochea

15. Transformando Fronteras: Chicana Feminist Transformative Pedagogies
C. Alejandra Elenes

16. Fiera, Guambra, Y Karichina! Transgressing the Borders of Community and Academy
Jennifer Ayala, Patricia Herrera, Laura Jimenez, and Irene Lara


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