Illusion of Inclusion The Untold Political Story of San Antonio
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Description: "Imaginative and rich political science. . . . Rosales' analysis of middle-class Chicano activism in the early postwar era is both a new and an important contribution to our knowledge of San Antonio's and Texas' recent political history. . . . Also, the clarity of the book's writing and structure make it a good candidate for use in intermediate undergraduate urban and/or minority politics classes."-Sidney Plotkin, Professor and Chair of Political Science, Vassar CollegeTo many observers, the 1981 election of Henry Cisneros as mayor of San Antonio, Texas, represented the culminating victory in the Chicano community's decades-long struggle for inclusion in the city's political life. Yet, nearly twenty years later, inclusion is still largely an illusion for many working-class and poor Chicanas and Chicanos, since business interests continue to set the city's political and economic priorities.In this book, Rodolfo Rosales offers the first in-depth history of the Chicano community's struggle for inclusion in the political life of San Antonio during the years 1951 to 1991, drawn from interviews with key participants as well as archival research. He focuses on the political and organizational activities of the Chicano middle class in the context of post-World War II municipal reform and how it led ultimately to independent political representation for the Chicano community. Of special interest is his extended discussion of the role of Chicana middle-class women as they gained greater political visibility in the 1980s.Rodolfo Rosales is Associate Professor of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio.Center for Mexican American Studies History, Culture, and Society Series
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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 1/1/2000
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
|Posing the Correct Questions|
|The Partisan Era|
|The Shaping of a Political Agenda and Its Consequences|
|Coalition Politics: Trench Political Warfare|
|A Period of Transition|
|The Changing of the Guard|
|The Transitional Period-Faces of San Antonio through Time: Photographs|
|Political Pluralism and Its Consequences|
|Style and Strategy in San Antonio Politics|
|The Cultural Is Political; the Political Is Cultural|
|The Question of Inclusion: A Final Note|
|San Antonio Mayors and City Council Members, 1951-1999|