Chicano Experience, The

  • An Alternative Perspective

  • by Alfredo Mirandé

  • 288 pages, 0.00 x 0.00

  • Paperback | 9780268007492 | February 1994

  • eBook (PDF) | 9780268087180 | February 1994

  • eBook (EPUB) | 9780268086961 | February 1994

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."