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Building with our hands : new directions in Chicana studies

Author: Adela de la Torre; Beatríz M Pesquera
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Addressing the unique history of Chicana women, this study analyzes the ways that oppressive power and resistance to domination have shaped Chicana history. Topics range from sexual violence against  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adela de la Torre; Beatríz M Pesquera
ISBN: 0520070895 9780520070899 0520070909 9780520070905
OCLC Number: 24697233
Description: xiv, 246 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sexual violence in the politics and policies of conquest : Amerindian women and the Spanish conquest of Alta California / Antonia I. Castañeda --
And, yes ... the earth did part : on the splitting of Chicana/o subjectivity / Angie Chabram Dernersesian --
Speaking from the margin : uninvited discourse on sexuality and power / Emma Pérez --
La Tules of image and reality : Euro-American attitudes and legend formation on a Spanish-Mexican frontier / Deena J. González --
"It is my last wish that ..." : a look at colonial Nuevo Mexicanas through their testaments / Angelina F. Veyna --
"Star struck" : acculturation, adolescence, and the Mexican American woman, 1920-1950 / Vicki L. Ruiz --
The mother motif in La Bamba and Boulevard nights / Rosa Linda Fregoso --
Gender, class, and households : migration patterns in Aguascalientes, Mexico / María de los Angeles Crummett --
Hard choices and changing roles among Mexican migrant campesinas / Adela de la Torre --
"In the beginning he wouldn't lift even a spoon" : the division of household labor / Beatríz M. Pesquera. Slipping through the cracks : dilemmas in Chicana education / Denise A. Segura --
Gender and the life course : a case study of Chicana elderly / Elisa Facio.
Responsibility: edited by Adela de la Torre, Beatríz M. Pesquera.
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