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Mexicans in California Transformations and Challenges

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ISBN-10: 0252076079

ISBN-13: 9780252076077

Edition: 2009

Authors: Ramon A. Gutierrez, Patricia Zavella, Karen L. Graves

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List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 6/11/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Karen L. Gravesis an associate professor of education at Denison University and the coeditor ofInexcusable Omissions: Clarence Karier and the Critical Tradition in History of Education Scholarship.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Work and Poverty
Poverty, Work, and Public Policy: Latino Futures in California's New Economy
Working Day Labor: Informal and Contingent Employment
Education and Achievement
Understanding and Addressing the California Latino Achievement Gap in Early Elementary School
Reaffirming Affirmative Action: An Equal Opportunity Analysis of Advanced Placement Courses and University Admissions
Chicano Struggles for Racial Justice: The Movement's Contribution to Social Theory
"Lifting As We Climb": Educated Chicanas' Social Identities and Commitment to Social Action
Culture and Self-Representation
The Quebec Metaphor, Invasion, and Reconquest in Public Discourse on Mexican Immigration
Prime-Time Protest: Latinos and Network Television
The Politics of Passion: Poetics and Performance of La Canci�n Ranchera
Culture And Violence
Conflict Resolution and Intimate Partner Violence among Mexicans on Both Sides of the Border
Bibliography
Contributors
Index