Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics

Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics

by Kathleen Coll
     
 


Remaking Citizenship explores the stories of low-income Latinas actively engaged in a new vision of feminist politics rooted in concerns as disparate as domestic violence, childrearing, women's self-esteem, and immigrant and workers' rights.See more details below

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Remaking Citizenship explores the stories of low-income Latinas actively engaged in a new vision of feminist politics rooted in concerns as disparate as domestic violence, childrearing, women's self-esteem, and immigrant and workers' rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804758222
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
Publication date:
03/03/2010
Edition description:
1
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Conviviendo con Mujeres Unidas y Activas: Passing the Time with MUA 23

2 Law, Politics, and the American Dream 51

3 Learning the Ropes: Stories of Motherhood and Citizenship 73

4 Autoestima y la Doble Misión del Grupo: Self-Esteem and the Dual Mission of the Group 100

5 Desahogandose y Aprendiendo a Hablar: Speaking Up and Speaking Out 116

6 Convivencia, Necesidades y Problemas: Vernaculars of Belonging and Coalition 133

7 Remaking Citizenship: Immigrants, Personhood, and Human Rights 154

Appendix 185

Notes 193

References 209

Index 225

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