ERIC Number: ED308996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
In Times of Challenge: Chicanos and Chicanas in American Society. Mexican American Studies Monograph Series No. 6.
Garcia, Juan R., Ed; And Others
This anthology compiles articles and essays on Chicano and Chicana political concerns in the 1980's, on cultural aspects of the Chicano experience, and on historical issues and events. The papers are: (1) "Chicano Politics after 1984" by Christine Marie Sierra; (2) "Hacia una Teoria para la Liberacion de la Mujer" (analysis of the relationship of women's economic exploitation to patriarchal and racial oppression) by Sylvia S. Lizarraga; (3) "The Chicano Movement and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo" by Richard Griswold del Castillo; (4) "Assimilation Revisited" (social mobility versus cultural loss) by Renato Rosaldo; (5) "En Torno a la 'Teoria de las Dos Culturas' y su Aplicacion a la Literatura Chicana" (examination of Dieter Herms' application of Lenin's theory of two cultures to Chicano literature) by Lauro Flores; (6) "Anticlericalism in Two Chicano Classics" by Lawrence Benton; (7) "The Relationship of Spanish Language Background to Academic Achievement: A Comparison of Three Generations of Mexican American and Anglo-American High School Seniors" by Raymond Buriel and Desdemona Cardoza; (8) "The Causes of Naturalization and Non-Naturalization among Mexican Immigrants" by Celestino Fernandez; (9) "The Los Angeles Police Department and Mexican Workers: The Case of the 1913 Christmas Riot" by Edward J. Escobar; (10) "The Rediscovery of the 'Forgotten People'" (the socioeconomic situation of the Taosenos--Chicanos in Taos County, New Mexico--since they were studied by George Sanchez in 1940) by Ruben Martinez; and (11) "La Vision de la Frontera a Traves del Cine Mexicano" (historical analysis of Mexican movie depictions of the border region) by Norma Iglesias. (SV)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Mexican American History, Mexican American Literature, Mexican Americans, Mexicans, Political Issues
Mexican American Studies Program, University of Houston, Houston, TX 77204-3786.
Publication Type: Books; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association for Chicano Studies, Houston, TX.