No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

No Mexicans, Women, or Dogs Allowed: The Rise of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement

by Cynthia E. Orozco

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ISBN-13: 9780292721326
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 11/15/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 330
Sales rank: 722,677
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

CYNTHIA E. OROZCO chairs the History and Humanities Department at Eastern New Mexico University in Ruidoso, where she teaches U.S. history, Western civilization, and world humanities. An editor of Mexican Americans in Texas History and associate editor of Latinas in the United States, an Historical Encyclopedia, she is also a small businesswoman, served as campaign manager of the Leo Martinez congressional race in New Mexico, was appointed by New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson to the New Mexico Humanities Council, and was president of LULAC in Ruidoso.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One: Society and Ideology
    • 1. The Mexican Colony of South Texas
    • 2. Ideological Origins of the Movement
  • Part Two: Politics
    • 3. Rise of a Movement
    • 4. Founding Fathers
    • 5. The Harlingen Convention of 1927: No Mexicans Allowed
    • 6. LULAC's Founding
  • Part Three: Theory and Methodology
    • 7. The Mexican American Civil Rights Movement
    • 8. No Women Allowed?
  • Conclusion
  • Appendices
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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"A refreshing and pathbreaking view of the roots of Mexican American social movement organizing in Texas with new insights on the struggles of women to participate and define their roles in this social movement."

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