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Chicana Traditions

Continuity and Change
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University of Illinois Press
Multicultural studies, Hispanic Americans In The U.S., Sociology Of Women, Social Science, Sociology, Mexico, Women"s Studies - General, Social Science / Ethnic Studies, Ethnic Studies - General, Folklore, Intellectual life, Mexican American arts, Mexican American women, Social life and cu
ContributionsNorma E. Cantu (Editor), Olga Najera-Ramirez (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9677006M
ISBN 100252027019
ISBN 139780252027017

The first anthology to focus specifically on the topic of Chicana expressive culture, Chicana Traditions features the work of native scholars: Chicanas engaged in careers as professors and students, performing artists and Chicana Traditions book, archivists and museum coordinators, and community activists.

Blending narratives of personal experience with more formal, scholarly discussions, Chicana 5/5(1). The first anthology to focus specifically on the topic of Chicana expressive culture, Chicana Traditions features the work of native scholars: Chicanas engaged in careers as professors and students, performing artists and folklorists, archivists and museum coordinators, and community activists.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. Chicano Folklore: A Guide to the Folktales, Traditions, Rituals and Religious Practices of Mexican Americans [Castro, Rafaela G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chicano Folklore: A Guide to the Folktales, Traditions, Rituals and Religious Practices of Mexican AmericansCited by: Chicana Traditions Continuity and Change Awards and Recognition: Winner of the Susan Koppelman Award given by the Joint Women's Caucus of the Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association, A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title,   The first anthology to focus specifically on the topic of Chicana expressive culture, Chicana Traditions features the work of native scholars: Chicanas engaged in careers as professors and students, performing artists and folklorists, archivists and museum coordinators, and community activists.

Blending narratives of personal experience with more formal, scholarly discussions, Chicana Brand: Norma E. Cantu. Similar Items. Living Chicana theory / Published: () Chicana without apology = Chicana sin vergüenza: the new Chicana cultural studies / by: Torres, Edén E.

Published: () The Chicana/o cultural studies reader / Published: () La Chicana and the intersection of race, class, and gender / by: Blea, Irene I. Published: (). Chicana Feminisms will be an essential reference for many years to come.” — Jean Franco, author of Critical Passions: Selected Essays "Chicana Feminisms comes alive with theoretical and emotional responses from some of the most exciting thinkers in Chicana feminist social thought.

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Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change is the first book devoted exclusively to studies of Chicana folklore written by Chicana scholars.

Most of the thirteen articles found here draw on feminist theory and recent Chicana/o cultural theory, examining genres as diverse as visual arts, music, rituals, beliefs, games, legends, and festivals. Mexican and Chicano rituals, customs, and traditions were appropriated by movement artists with a sense of urgency and or social, geographical, political relevance o Emphasis on aesthetic and function o Offered a visual language Phase II – o Using a bank of symbols and iconography artists challenged the master narratives of elite art practice, continue to make art accessible and.

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May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Chicana Traditions: CONTINUITY AND. California State University, Northridge Chicana/o studies professor Lara Medina explores the spiritual healing within indigenous ancestral traditions in her new book “Voices from the Ancestors: Xicanx and Latinx Spiritual Expressions and Healing Practices,” an anthology of wisdom writings and spiritual practices co-edited by Medina and Martha R.

Gonzales and published by The University of. Chicano or Chicana is a chosen identity for Mexican Americans in the United States. It is sometimes used interchangeably with Mexican-American, and both names exist as chosen identities within the Mexican-American community in the United States.

Although Chicano had negative connotations as a term of denigration prior to the Chicano Movement, it was reclaimed in the s and s by Mexican. Chicana life-cycle rituals / Norma E. Cantú --Art of the santera / Helen R. Lucero --The indita genre of New Mexico: gender and cultural identification / Brenda M.

Romero --Danger. children at play: patriarchal ideology and the construction of gender in Spanish language Hispanic/Chicano children's songs and games / María Herrera-Sobek.

Get this from a library. Chicana traditions: continuity and change. [Norma E Cantú; Olga Nájera-Ramírez;] -- A collection of essays on Chicana culture features contributions from native scholars, performing artists, folklorists, archivists, museum coordinators, and.

Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change. Edited by Norma E. Cantu and Olga Najera-Ramirez. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Pp. x +acknowledgments.

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This page guide for “Caramelo” by Sandra Cisneros includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 86 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Olga Nájera-Ramírez is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and coeditor of Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change.

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Patricia Zavella is Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz and coauthor of Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios. Praise “Chicana Art is the first book of its kind that preserves a long history of outspoken Latinas using their talents to change family their richly colorful artwork, these Chicanas successfully show the Western world who they are and why they aren’t just another Spanish-speaking minority.

EX: Chicana Power (Blackwell): Hijas De Cuahtemoc (intersectionality by being both Chicana and a woman) - Talk about La Conference de Mujeres por La Raza (Woman wanted to be heard on the feminist front, but Loyalists believed woman should accept machismo because going against the chicano nationalism would hinder the Chicano movement).

Chicana writers were writing not just against ethnic and economic oppression, as their male counterparts were, but also against gendered oppression within their own communities. This boom of Chicana Feminist writing dates from the mids to the s, and was driven by a desire to shed light on the two-fold injustice Chicanas faced.

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Chicana Traditions by Norma E. Cantu,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(16). One of your webjefa's favorite books of all time.

Technically, this is the story of the trials and tribulations of a New Mexican Chicana family--but it's so much more than that. It's an insightful critique and spoof of institutional Catholicism as well as an homage to Chicana/o spiritual traditions. The postnationality framing of this book is a way to account for the lost nationalist aspects of the Chicana/o movement, to explore how the subtle shift to embrace various aspects of social, cultural, and sexual differences was as much a political necessity as it.

Literary Nonfiction. LGBT Studies. "CHICANA LESBIANS is a love poem, a bible, a dictionary, nothing so simple as a manifesto--this book is yet another reason to believe--to believe in the girls our mothers warned us about, brown girls, lesbians, making their own love poems, bibles, dictionaries, manifestoes, reasons to believe."--Dorothy Allison"When I was selling books at a /5(7).

Framed by the Chicana feminist concept of the borderlands, a formative space where cultures and identities converge, "Chicana Traditions" offers a lively commentary on how women continue to invent, reshape, and transcend their traditional culture.".

(source: Nielsen Book Data). SAN DIEGO — The signposts of a Chicano renaissance are everywhere. On streets and college campuses, in fashion and in art, there's renewed energy around a. 14 Must-Read Works Of Chicano Literature. the working-class Mexican and Native American peoples and traditions coexist even when their existence is at odds with mainstream America, or with.

Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change by Norma Elia Cantu, Olga Najera-Ramirez (Editor) starting at $ Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change. In her first book, Chicana Art: The Politics of Spiritual and Aesthetic Altarities (), Laura E.

Pérez explores the intersection of spiritual practices and oppositional politics in works created by more than forty Chicana artists between the mids and the year The book, which includes over eighty illustrations, represents a significant breakthrough in the systematic study of.Theory: The oppression of the Chicana is intricate and arises from a multitude of domineering means.

She is an ethnic minority, she is woman who is universally oppressed by men, and her Chicano heritage exaggerates this male domination over women.

The first type of .This book deals with a broad range of social issues facing Mexican-origin people in the United States. The studies presented in this volume are brought together by two main themes: (1) social inequalities-cultural, educational, and economic-endured by the Chicano/Mexicano community in the United States and (2) the community's efforts to eradicate the source of those s: 1.