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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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Tension between people men and women, Chicanos and Anglos is a frequent theme in de Hoyo's work.
Banned writers in Mexican American Literature: A Portable Anthology, include Rudolfo Anaya, Sandra Cisneros, and Luis Rodriguez, icons of Chicano storytelling.
Relocating the study of Chicano art within Indigenous studies, or perhaps vice versa, Miner's Indigenist leaning is evident.
Viewing the Chicano movement through a heteroscopic lens demonstrates the impossibility of characterizing photography or print culture as only counter-narrative or counter-representation relative to mainstream media, although both were prevalent tendencies across the cultural production of any number of social movements.
While many scholars are either primarily focused on what Acosta brings to Chicano literature, or on what he brings to the genre of gonzo journalism (as well as many other "mainstream" American literary genres of the 1950s, 60s and 70s), many more have acknowledged these mutual and competing influences as shaping our understanding of his work.
Garcia is a professor of history and Chicano studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
This book situates itself within Chicano film theory and criticism, a theoretical field that "has been closely tied to the development of Chicano filmmaking and evolved in relation to it" (Ramirez Berg 2002, 33) and which has some remarkable recent contributions such as Ramirez Berg's Latino Images in Film (2002), List's Chicano Images: Refiguring Ethnicity in Mainstream Film (2013) and Barrueto's The Hispanic Image in Hollywood: A Postcolonial Approach (2013), to name just a few.
En Laberinto de la soledad, Octavio Paz califico al pachuco chicano como un extremo de "lo mexicano", el que parece mexicano pero que ha perdido todos los valores culturales.
Chicano beat Huelgas by a razor-thin margin in TriUnited 1 held in Subic Bay Freeport.
The effects of geographic city space in the Latino community, in particular within the Mexican-American population, have been one of the main concerns in Chicano studies over the last decades (Lefebvre 1991; Stanford Friedman 1998), along with the emergence of terms such as alienation, urban frontier, or geopolitical identity.
Their "photopoetic" journey results in a creative mix of images and moving discourses expressed in three different art forms: the essay, poetry, and the snapshot, with Herrera's wistful and insightful narrative as the guiding meditation through a personal labyrinth, recalling his early youth in Texas, his teenage travels across the border to Michoacan, Mexico City, and Veracruz, his "migration" to New Mexico, and his lifelong desire to see Chicano superheroes save the day, fall in love, or be known as contributors to society.
In the spirit of a new people; the cultural politics of the Chicano movement.