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Chicano

a person of Mexican origin or descent living in the US. Once a pejorative term, Chicano was adopted in the 1960s to give the (then) 8-10 million Mexican Americans an identity and political focus. ‘Chicanismo’ became a description of the movement to restore Mexican dignity culture and power.
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Interestingly, literary scholars rarely focus on transformation processes that underlie a Chicana character's identity formation.
On the one hand, Bandini imagines Chicana women as simultaneously fulfilling the stereotype of the passionate or 'fiery' Latin woman while also exhibiting a kind of docile gratitude for the patronage of white 'gentlemen.
The genealogy I map, including theoretical moves and cultural objects, directly sets up a blueprint for what I am conceptualizing as a joteria analytics; this analytics allows for a more complex understanding of queer Chicana/o subjectivity, a subjectivity that like Julio Salgado's prints has historical roots in Chicana feminisms and queer of color critique.
One must question whether the adoption of this feminine detective agency by Chicana and Latina writers inherently conflicts with socially-constructed gender norms within traditional detective fiction and the Chicana/o or Latina/o literary canons.
La literatura chicana de mujeres se compone estilisticamente del uso del ingles y espanol, pero tambien busca transgredir el orden impuesto por el patriarcado.
Palavras-chave: arfe descolonial: queer: crononormatividade; ciborgue; ciberarte chicana.
emblematicas de la construccion chicana en un deseo ultimo de comunicacion intercultural a traves de la metafora unitaria de la prenda tradicional del rebozo.
Examining the role of hegemonic masculinity in Cuban political posters from 1965 to 1975, the period widely acknowledged to be the golden age of the poster, as well as how Cuban posters influenced Chicana poster art following the golden age, provides a wide range of comparative texts that explore how visual masculinity shaped a rhetorical tapestry of oppositional ideology.
I got involved in a national oral history project, Chicana Por Mi Raza, which documents the stories of Chicana/Latina feminists.
The fourth volume in the New Americanists in Poland series, this study brings to the forefront the lives of Mexican American women and the cultural and historical factors shaping literature written by Chicanas, especially the quest for identity.
Her work takes difference as the starting point for the Chicana, but she highlights what can be regarded as sameness by her identification of the Chicana alignment with the women of the Third World.
These scholars found that the tensions and contradictions they experienced in their home, family, and community experiences were encapsulated by Chicana feminist pedagogies that included cultural dissonance, conciencia con compromiso (consciousness with commitment), and carino (authentic care).

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