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ERIC Number: EJ1013719
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 25
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1047-8248
Latina Faculty in the Labyrinth: Constructing and Contesting Legitimacy in Hispanic Serving Institutions
Gonzales, Leslie D.; Murakami, Elizabeth; Nunez, Anne-Marie
Educational Foundations, v27 n1-2 p65-89 Win-Spr 2013
This article focuses on the presence and experiences of Latina academics in the U.S., especially those who serve in Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs). Following the theme of this special issue related to Women of Color Faculty's "Testimonios" and "Laberintos," the authors add to the notion of academia as a labyrinth ("laberinto"), suggesting that it is a pathway with many twists and turns, each of which presents an opportunity, a possibility, and of course, a responsibility. Based on a review of literature and a fresh analysis of some of their previous work, the authors employ critical neo-institutional (CNI) and intersectionality theories to examine the experiences of Latinas as they navigate this labyrinth. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Texas
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