The Chicano Experience

  • An Alternative Perspective

  • by Alfredo Mirandé

  • 282 pages, 6.00 x 9.00

  • Paperback | 9780268007492 | February 1985

  • eBook (Web PDF) | 9780268087180 | February 2014

  • eBook (EPUB) | 9780268086961 | February 2014

Description

Mirandé offers a detailed examination of Chicano social history and culture that includes studies of: Chicano labor and the economy; the Mexican immigrant and the U.S.-Mexico border conflict; the evolution of Chicano criminality; the American educational system and its impact on Chicano culture; the tensions between the institutional Church and Chicanos; and the myths and misconceptions of "machismo."