The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective / Edition 1

The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective / Edition 1

by Alfredo Mirande
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0268007497

ISBN-13: 9780268007492

Pub. Date: 08/28/1989

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press

Mirandé offers a detailed examination of Chicano social history and culture that includes studies of: Chicano labor and the economy; the Mexican immigrant and the U.S.-Mexico border conflict; the evolution of Chicano criminality; the American educational system and its impact on Chicano culture; the tensions between the institutional Church and Chicanos;

Overview

Mirandé offers a detailed examination of Chicano social history and culture that includes studies of: Chicano labor and the economy; the Mexican immigrant and the U.S.-Mexico border conflict; the evolution of Chicano criminality; the American educational system and its impact on Chicano culture; the tensions between the institutional Church and Chicanos; and the myths and misconceptions of "machismo."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780268007492
Publisher:
University of Notre Dame Press
Publication date:
08/28/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
271
Sales rank:
359,871
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction: Toward a Chicano Social Science
1(16)
PART I DISPLACEMENT OF THE CHICANO
Chicano Labor and the Economy
17(31)
The United States-Mexico Border: A Chicano Perspective on Immigration and Undocumented Workers
48(22)
El Bandido: The Evolution of Images of Chicano Criminality
70(21)
Education: Problems, Issues, and Alternatives
91(22)
PART II CHICANO CULTURE
The Church and the Chicano
113(33)
La Familia Chicana
146(19)
Machismo
165(20)
PART III THEORETICAL PERSPECTIVES
Critique and Synthesis
185(16)
Epilogue: Toward a Chicano Paradigm
201(22)
Appendix. Chicano-Police Conflict: A Case Study 223(18)
Notes 241(8)
Bibliography 249(20)
Index 269

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