Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983

Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983 : A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination

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Product details

  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 267g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138971030
  • 9781138971035

Table of contents

Dedication; Preface; List of Figures; 1. Introduction; Description of Study; Notes; 2. Social and Historical Context; The Chicano Movement; Watershed Period for Higher Education; Innovation; The Quest for Equal Opportunity; Notes; 3. How It All Began; Background; Notes; 4. A Collective Dream Realized The Birth of Colegio Cesar Chavez; Founders; Institutional Mission and Philosophy; Curriculum; Administration; Faculty; Students and Community; Summary; Notes; 5. Fading Dreams and Hope: Colegio's Decline and Demise; A Lack of Financial Base; Colegio's Legal Battles; Internal Politics and Conflict; Enrollment; Leadership; A Non-traditional Institution; National Trends; Summary; Notes; 6. Conclusions and Insights for Chicano College Promoters; Conclusion: "Was Colegio Doomed to Fail?"; Insights to Future Promoters; Concluding Remarks; Notes; Appendices; A. Research Tools and Methodology; Interview Consent Form; Bibliography; more