Chicano Studies Reader, The: An Anthology of Aztlan, 1970-2010, Second Edition

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The second edition of the Chicano Studies Reader brings this best-selling anthology up to date with a new section, "Continuing to Push Boundaries." Five additional essays address current issues, including cross-disciplinary studies, investigations of mass media and public culture, and explorations of the intersection of race, sexuality, and citizenship. These essays correspond to the themes that organize the original set of essays: "Decolonizing the Territory," "Performing Politics," "Configuring Identities, and ...

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Overview

The second edition of the Chicano Studies Reader brings this best-selling anthology up to date with a new section, "Continuing to Push Boundaries." Five additional essays address current issues, including cross-disciplinary studies, investigations of mass media and public culture, and explorations of the intersection of race, sexuality, and citizenship. These essays correspond to the themes that organize the original set of essays: "Decolonizing the Territory," "Performing Politics," "Configuring Identities, and Remapping the World." The revised edition documents the foundation of Chicano studies, testifies to its broad disciplinary range, and explores its continuing development.

The contributors are Eric Avila, Maxine Baca Zinn, Gilberto Cárdenas, David Carrasco, Angie Chabram-Dernersesian, John Alba Cutler, Karen Mary Davalos, Adelaida R. Del Castillo, Shifra M. Goldman, Juan Gómez-Quiñones, Deena J. González, Ramón A. Gutiérrez, Jorge A. Huerta, Jessica E. Jones, Chon A. Noriega, Américo Paredes, Fernando Peñalosa, Rafael Pérez-Torres, Beatriz M. Pesquera, David Román, Robert Chao Romero, Rosaura Sánchez, Chela Sandoval, Alex M. Saragoza, Denise A. Segura, Marian E. Schlotterbeck, Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell, Kay Turner, and Steven S. Volk.

University of Washington Press

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Editorial Reviews

American Quarterly - Alberto López Pulido

A landmark collection on the state of Chicano studies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780895511232
  • Publisher: UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 744
  • Sales rank: 675,154
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 1.50 (d)

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Chon A. Noriega

University of Washington Press

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition ix

The Dissension of Other Things Chon A. Noriega 1

Decolonizing the Territory

Introduction Eric Avila 9

Toward an Operational Definition of the Mexican American Fernando Peñalosa 16

Los Desarraigados: Chicanos in the Midwestern Region of the United States Gilberto Cárdenas 76

Recent Chicano Historiography: An Interpretive Essay Alex M. Saracoza 107

Chicano Cinema and the Horizon of Expectations: A Discursive Analysis of Film Reviews in the Mainstream, Alternative, and Hispanic Press, 1987-1988 Chon A. Noriega 170

Refiguring Aztlán Rafael Pérez-Torres 197

Performing Politics

Introduction Karen Mary Davalos 223

Chicano Teatro: A Background Jorge A. Huerta 232

Folklore, Lo Mexicano, and Proverbs Américo Paredes 248

Mexican Muralism: Its Social-Educative Role in Latin America and the United States Shifra M. Goldman 257

A Perspective for a Study of Religious Dimensions in Chicano Experience: Bless Me, Ultima as a Religious Text David Carrasco 275

Mexican American Home Altars: Toward Their Interpretation Kay Turner 297

Configuring Identities

Introduction Chela Sandoval 297

Chicanas and El Movimiento Adaljiza Sosa-Riddell 325

Unraveling America's Hispanic Past: Internal Stratification and Class Boundaries Ramón A. Gutiérrez 336

Beyond Indifference and Antipathy: The Chicana Movement and Chicana Feminist Discourse Denise A. Segura Beatriz M. Pesquera 351

Chicana Identity Matters Denna J. González 371

Latino Performance and Identity David Román 386

Remapping the World

Introduction Rafael Pérez-Torres 405

Political Familism: Toward Sex-Role Equality in Chicano Families Maxine Baca Zinn 412

Chicano Critical Discourse: An Emerging Cultural Practice Angie Chabram-Dernersesian 428

Mapping the Spanish Language along a Multiethnic and Multilingual Border Rosaura Sánchez 465

The Folklore of the Freeway: Space, Culture, and Identity in Postwar Los Angeles Eirc Avila 512

Chicana/o Studies and Anthropology: The Dialogue That Never Was Karen Mary Davalos 527

Continuing to Push Boundaries

Introduction Chon A. Noriega 559

Illegal Status and Social Citizenship: Thoughts on Mexican Immigrants in a Postnational World Adelaida R. Del Castillo 561

Gender, Order, and Femicide: Reading the Popular Culture of Murder in Cuidad Juárez Steven S. Volk Marian E. Schlotterbeck 581

"El destierro de los Chinos": Popular Perspectives on Chinese-Mexican Intermarriage in the Early Twentieth Century Robert Chao Romero 615

Prothesis, Surrogation, and Relation in Arturo Islas's The Rain God John Alba Cutler 647

Spatializing Sexuality in Jaime Hernandez's Locas Jessica E. Jones 673

Contributors 703

Index 712

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