ISBN-10:
0816528349
ISBN-13:
9780816528349
Pub. Date:
02/05/2009
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press
Resolana: Emerging Chicano Dialogues on Community and Globalization

Resolana: Emerging Chicano Dialogues on Community and Globalization

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ISBN-13: 9780816528349
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 02/05/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 1,087,528
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Miguel Montiel is the Motorola Presidential Professor Emeritus at the North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University. He is co-author of Debatable Diversity: Critical Dialogues on Change in American Universities. Tomás Atencio is a community activist, co-founder of La Academia de la Nueva Raza (The Academy of the New Humanity), Emeritus Lecturer at the University of New Mexico, and author of Resolana: A Chicano Pathway to Knowledge. E. A. Mares is an essayist, historian, poet, and Emeritus Professor at the University of New Mexico. His most recent books are With the Eyes of a Raptor and his translation of poems by Ángel González, Almost All the Music.

Table of Contents

Foreword Raul Yzaguirre vii

Preface Miguel Montiel ix

Prologue xi

Introduction: No Siempre Es el León Como Lo Pintan 3

1 El Oro del Barrio in the Cyber Age: Leapfrogging the Industrial Revolution Tomás Atencio 9

La Resolana and el Oro del Barrio 13

The Chicano Movement and La Academia de la Nueva Raza 19

El Oro del Barrio and the Future 22

Technology and el Oro del Barrio 24

La Resolana: A Pathway toward a Learning Society for the Cyber Age 30

Theory and Practice of la Resolana 42

The University and the Learning Society: Two Case Studies 46

The Resolana Service Learning Documentation Center (RSLDC) 52

Subjugated Knowledge in the Cyber Age 60

Traditional Knowledge in the Cyber Age 67

2 Resolana in Action: Dialogues on Success and Community Miguel Montiel 69

Part 1 The Fruits of Our First Resolana 71

Part 2 Four Resolanas 91

Conclusion: What to Do? 133

3 A Resolana on Networks: Chicanos, Connections, and Culture E. A. "Tony" Mares 138

Who We Are: A Network Perspective 140

From the Bottom Up: Networks and La Plaza Vieja 146

Networks in a World Not Flat 152

Networks and Border Thinking: It's All in the Graph 156

Networks and Naysayers 162

A Network Conundrum: Los Alamos and Rural New Mexico 171

Networks and Chicano Urban Culture 175

Networks and Communities: Let the Harmony Begin 181

Epilogue 187

Notes 191

Works Cited 201

Index 209

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