Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies

Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies

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The Routledge Handbook of Chicana/o Studies is a unique interdisciplinary resource for students, libraries, and researchers interested in the largest and most rapidly growing racial-ethnic community in the United States and elsewhere which can either be identified as Chicano, Latino, Hispanic, or Mexican-American. Structured around six comprehensive themes the volume is for students of American studies, the Social Sciences and the Humanities, beyond the main audience of graduate Chicana/o Studies. The volume is organized around six critical domains in Chicana/o Studies: * Chicana/o History and Social Movements * Borderlands, Global Migrations, Employment, and Citizenship * Cultural Production in Global and Local Settings * Chicana/o Identities * Schooling, Language, and Literacy * Violence, Resistance, and Empowerment. The book stresses the importance of the historical origins of the Chicana/o Studies field. Starting from myth of origins, Aztlan, alleged cradle of the Chicano people lately substantiated by the findings of archeology and anthropology, over Spanish/Indigenous relations until the present time. Essays explore cultural and linguistic hybridism and showcase artistic practices (visual arts, music and dance) or through popular (folklore) or high culture achievements (museums, installations) highlighting the growth of a critical perspective grounded on key theoretical formulations including borderlands theories, intersectionalities, critical race theory and cultural more

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  • Hardback | 560 pages
  • 174 x 246mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138847879
  • 9781138847873

Table of contents

Part l: Chicana/o History and Social Movements 1. Chicana/o History (Alex Zaragoza) 2. A Generational and Autobiographical Approach to Chicana/o History (Mario Garcia) 3. The Chicano Movement (Ramon Gutierrez) 4. The Religious Impact of Aztlan, (David Carrasco) 5. A Genealogy of Chicana History, the Chicana Movement, and Chicana Studies, (Miroslava Chavez-Garcia) 6. Bilingual Education: History, Policy, and Insights from Critical Race Theory (Grace McField) Part 2: Borderlands: Global Migration, Representation, and Citizenship 7. Discourses of Violence and Peace about and on the U.S.-Mexico border, (Maria Socorro Tabuenca-Cordova) 8. Mexico y lo Mexicano in Aztlan: A Study of Transborder Economic, Cultural and Political Links, (David R. Maciel and Maria Rosa Garcia-Acevedo) 9. Reconstructing Home in the Borderlands, (Patricia Zavella) 10. Immigration, Latinos, and the Media, (Leo R. Chavez) 11. Mobilizing for Life: Illegality, Organ Transplants, and Migrant Biosociality, (Jonathan Xavier Inda) 12. Queering the Borderlands, (Eddy Alvarez) Part 3: Cultural Production in Local and Global Settings 13. Colonial and Decolonial Choreographies in Ritual Danzas and Popular Bailes of Greater Mexico.(Enrique R. LaMadrid) 14. The Art of Disruption: Chicana/o Art's Politicized Strategies for Aesthetic Innovation, (Guisela Latorre) 15. Barrio Culture: Homies as Hip Culture Artifacts. (Francisco Lomeli) 16. The Challenge of Chicana/o Music, (Steven Loza) 17. From Don Juan to Dolores Huerta; Foundational Chicana/o Films, (Catherine Leen) 18. Chicana/o Literature's Multi-Spatialtemporal Projections and Impacts; or Back to the Future, (Federick Luis Aldama) Part 4: Indigeneity, Mesitzaje, and Postnationalism 19. The Embodied Epistemology of Chicano Mestizaje, (Rafael Perez-Torres) 20. Aztlan es una fabula': Navigating Postnational Spacies in Chicana/o Culture. (Marc Priewe) 21. Regional Singularity and Decolonial Chicana/o Studies, (Lene M Johannessen) 22. New Tribalism and Chicana/o Indigeneity in the Work of Gloria Anzaldua, (Domino Renee Perez) Part 5: Chicana/o Identities and Politics 23. The Challenge of Colorism in the Chicana/o Community, (Margaret Hunter) 24. Narrative Identity and Dialectics of Selfhood in Chicana/o Writings, (Sophia Emmanouilou) 25. Los Sitios y Lenguas of Chicana Feminisms, (Aida Hurtado) Part 6: Violence, Resistance and Empowerment 26. Transnational Incest: Sexual Violence and Migration in Mexican Families, (Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez) 27. Spanish Language Media: Resistance and Political Knowledge, (Xavier Medina Vidal and Federico Subervi) 28. Resisting the Dominant Anglo-American Discourse: Political Activism and the Art of Protest, (Astrid M. Fellner and Claire M. Massey) 29. Bilingualism and Biculturalism: Spanish, English, Spanglish, (Cecilia Montes-Alcala) Part 7: International perspectives on Chicana/o Studies: From Aztlan to Transnationalism 30. Chicano Studies in France: Emergence and Development, (Elyette Benjamin-Labarthe) 31. The Reception of Chicano Literature and Culture in Italy: A Survey, (Erminio Corti) 32. Chicano Studies and Inter-American Studies in Germany, (Gabriele Pizarz-Ramirez,) 33. Visiting from the Other Side of the Atlantic: the Spanish View of Chicana/o Literature and Culture, (Jose Antonio Gurpegui) 34. Transnationalism: Chicana/o Style, (Karin. Ikas)show more