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Working from Within Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators in Whitestream Schools

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ISBN-10: 0816529175

ISBN-13: 9780816529179

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Luis Urrieta, Luis Urrieta

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Combining approaches from anthropology and cultural studies, Working from Within examines how issues of identity, agency, and social movements shape the lives of Chicana and Chicano activist educators in U.S. schools. Luis Urrieta Jr. skillfully utilizes the cultural concepts of positioning, figured worlds, and self-authorship, along with Chicano Studies and Chicana feminist frameworks, to tell the story of twenty-four Mexican Americans who have successfully navigated school systems as students and later as activist educators. Working from Within is one of the first books to show how identity is linked to agency—individually and collectively—for Chicanas and Chicanos in education. Urrieta…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 4/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.60" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

How the Story Goes�
Positioning Mexican American Students in Whitestream Schools
How Some Mexican Americans Become Chicana and Chicano Activist Educators
Chicana and Chicano Educational Activism
Transas, Movidas, y Jugadas and the Struggle to Change Whitestream Schools
Profile of Study Participants
Selected Participants