Perspectives in Mexican American Studies


Volume 7


Armando Solórzano and Jorge Iber: Digging the "Richest Hole on Earth": The Hispanic Miners of Utah, 1912-1945

John Hardisty: El Laberinto de la Comunidad: A View of Rural Mexico

Armando Navarro: The Cucamonga Experiment: A Struggle for Community Control and Self-Determination

Elsa O. Valdez: Political Activism, Ethnic Identity, and Regional Differences Among Chicano and Latino College Students in Southern California and Northern New Mexico

Raymond V. Padilla: Chicano Pedagogy: Confluence, Knowledge, and Transformation

Anne Fairbrother: Mexicans in New Mexico: Deconstructing the Tri-Cultural Trope

Richard Santillán: Mexican Baseball Teams in the Midwest, 1916-1965: The Politics of Cultural Survival and Civil Rights


Volume 6 -- "Mexican Americans in the 1990s: Politics, Policies, and Perceptions"


Ignacio M. García: Constructing the Chicano Movement: Synthesis of a Militant Ethos
Raoul Contreras: Chicano Movement Chicano Studies: Social Science and Self-Conscious Ideology

Armando Navarro: The Post Mortem Politics of the Chicano Movement: 1975-1996

David M. Hernández: Divided We Stand, United We Fall: Latinos and Immigration Policy

Christine Marín: They Sought Work and Found Hell: The Hanigan Case of Arizona

Phillip B. Gonzales: The Hispano Homeland Debate: New Lessons

Marc Pizarro: Power, Borders, and Identity Formation: Understanding the World of Chicana/o Students

Mario Barrera: Missing the Myth: What Gets Left Out of Latino Film Analysis

Daniél Estrada & Richard Santillán: Chicanos in the Northwest and the Midwest United States: A History of Cultural and Political Commonality

Volume 5 -- "Mexican American Women: Changing Images" -


Cythia E. Orozco: Beyond Machismo, La Familia, and Ladies Auxiliaries: A Historiography of Mexican-Origin Women's Participation in Voluntary Associations and Politics in the United States, 1870-1990
Gilberto García: Beyond the Adelita Image: Women Scholars in the National Association for Chicano Studies, 1972-1992
Yolanda Chávez Leyva: "Faithful Hard-Working Mexican Hands": Mexicana Workers During the Great Depression
Ricard Santillán: Midwestern Mexican American Women and the Struggle for Gender Equality: A Historical Overview, 1920s-1960s
María Ochoa: Cooperative Re/Weavings: Artistic Expression and Economic Development in a Northern New Mexican Village
María Cotera: Deconstructing the Corrido Hero: Caballero and Its Gendered Critique of Nationalist Discourse
Isidro D. Ortiz: The Reguarders Thesis and Latina Elites: A Case Study

Volume 4 -- "Emerging Themes in Mexican American Research"


Richard Griswold de Castillo: Chicano Historical Discourse: An Overview and Evaluation of the 1980s
Jorge Hernandez-Fujigaki: The Impact of Seniority Principles on the Status of Mexican Steelworkers in the Midwest: Historical Perspectives
Devon Peña, Rubén Martinez, and Louis McFarland: Rural Chicana/o Communities and the Environment: An Attitudinal Survey of Residents of Costilla County, Colorado
Christine Marín: Mexican Americans on the Home Front: Community Organizations in Arizona During World War II
Alberto L. Pulido: Mexican American Catholicism in the Southwest: The Transformation of a Popular Religion

Volume 3 -- "Community, Identity and Education"


Ralph Cintron: Divided, Yet a City: A Brief History
Irene Campos Carr: Mexican Workers in Aurora: The Oral History of Three Immigration Waves, 1924-1990
June Webb-Vignery: A Grande Dame Stripped of Her Jewels: The Last Days of Jacome's Department Store
David L. Torres and Melissa Amado: The Quest for Power: Hispanic Collective Action in Frontier Arizona
Sylvia Rodríguez: The Hispano Homeland Debate Revisited
Francisco H. Vázquez: Chicanology: A Postmodern Analysis of Meshicano Discourse
Roseann Dueñas González, Victoria F. Vásquez and John Bichsel: Language Rights and the Mexican Americans: Much Ado About Nothing
Mary A. Alexander and Jacqueline Blank Sherman: Factors Related to Obesity in Mexican American School Children
David J. León and Dan McNeill: A Precursor to Affirmative Action: Californios and Mexicans in the University of California, 1870-72

Volume 2 -- "Mexicans in the Midwest"


Dennis Nodín Valdés: The New Northern Borderlands: An Overview of Midwestern Chicano History
Michael M. Smith: Mexicans in Kansas City: The First Generation, 1900-1920
F. Arturo Rosales: Mexicans, Interethnic Violence, and Crime in the Chicago Area During the 1920s and 1930s: The Struggle to Achieve Ethnic Consciousness
George Edson: Mexicans in the North Central States
Richard Santillán: Rosita and the Riveter: Midwest Mexican American Women During World War II, 1941-1945
Navor Rodriguez: Sintesis Historica de la Colonia Mexicana de Joliet, Ill., U.S.A.
Juan R. García: Select Bibliography on Mexicans and Mexican Americans in the Midwest


Volume 1 -- "Readings in Southwestern Folklore" An Anthology

Arthur L. Campa: Spanish Traditional Tales in the Southwest
Betty Leddy: La Llorona in Southern Arizona
T.M. Pearce: The New Mexican "Shepards' Play"
José R. Reyna: Notes on Tejano Music
Rubén Cobos: New Mexican Spanish Proverbs
Aurelio M. Espinosa: California Spanish Folklore Riddles
Rubén Cobos: The New Mexican Game of Valse Chiquiao
Ruth Dodson: The Life of Don Pedro Jaramillo: Benefactor of Humanity
Rafael Jesus González: "Guess How Doughnuts Are Made": Verbal and Nonverbal Aspects of the Panadero and His Stereotype
José E. Limón: Agringado Joking in Texas Mexican Society
Rafaela Castro: Mexican Women's Sexual Jokes

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