¡Chicana Power!: Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement

¡Chicana Power!: Contested Histories of Feminism in the Chicano Movement

by Maylei Blackwell

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ISBN-13: 9780292725881
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

MAYLEI BLACKWELL is Assistant Professor in the César E. Chávez Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies and Women's Studies at UCLA. An interdisciplinary scholar activist and oral historian, she works with indigenous women's organizers in Mexico, Latin American feminist movements, and sexual rights activists, all of whom are involved in cross-border organizing and community formation.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Introduction: The Telling Is Political 1

Chapter 1 Spinning the Record: Historical Writing and Righting 14

Chapter 2 Chicana Insurgencies: Stories, of Transformation, Youth Rebellion, and Campus Organizing 43

Chapter 3 Retrofitted Memory: Chicana Historical Subjectivities between and beyond Nationalist Imaginaries 91

Chapter 4 Engendering Print Cultures and Chicana Feminist Counterpublics in the Chicano Movement 133

Chapter 5 Interpretive Dilemmas, Multiple Meanings: Convergence and Disjuncture at the 1971 Conferencia de Mujeres por la Raza 160

Chapter 6 Chicanas in Movement: Activist and Scholar Legacies in the Making 192

Appendix: Narrator Biographies 215

Notes 219

Bibliography 257

Index 287

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