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Title Velvet barrios : popular culture & Chicana/o sexualities / edited by Alicia Gaspar de Alba ; foreword by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
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 Floor2  E184.M5 V35 2003    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.M5 V35 2003    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.M5 V35 2003    IN LIBRARY
Description xxviii, 325 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series New directions in Latino American cultures
New directions in Latino American cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction, or, Welcome to the closet of barrio popular culture / Alicia Gaspar de Alba -- A Chicana hagiography for the twenty-first century : Ana Castillo's Locas santas / Rita Cano Alcalá -- In search of the authentic pachuco : an interpretive essay / Arturo Madrid -- The "macho" body as social malinche / Gabriel S. Estrada -- Deconstructing the mythical homeland : Mexico in contemporary Chicana performance / Laura Gutiérrez -- A poverty of relations : on not "making familia from scratch," but scratching familia / Ralph Rodríguez -- "Tanto tiempo disfrutamos ..." : revisiting the gender and sexual politics of Chicana/o youth culture in East Los Angeles in the 1960s / Dionne Espinoza -- The verse of the godfather : signifying family and nationalism in Chicano rap and hip-hop culture / Richard T. Rodríguez -- Revisiting the Chavez ravine : baseball, urban renewal, and the gendered civic culture of postwar Los Angeles / Eric Avila -- La quinceañera : making gender and ethnic identities / Karen Mary Davalos -- Only cauldrons know the secrets of their soups : queer romance and Like water for chocolate / Miguel A. Segovia -- Cruising through low rider culture : Chicana/o identity in the marketing of Low rider magazine / Denise Michelle Sandoval -- Rights of passage : from cultural schizophrenia to border consciousness in Cheech Marín's Born in East L.A. / Alicia Gaspar de Alba -- Gendered bodies and borders in contemporary Chican@ performance and literature / Suzanne Chávez-Silverman -- Lost in the cinematic landscape : Chicanas as lloronas in contemporary film / Domino Renee Pérez -- "Lupe's song" : on the origins of Mexican-woman-hating in the United States / Deena J. González -- Resisting "beauty" and Real women have curves / María P. Figueroa -- Out of the fringe : desire and homosexuality in the 1990s Latino theater / M. Teresa Marrero -- Velvet malinche : fantasies of "the" Aztec princess in the Chicana/o sexual imagination / Catrióna Rueda Esquibél -- "Los borrados" : a Chicano quest for identity in a post-apocalyptic, culturally defunct Hispanic utopia : a reinterpretive Chicano comic / Oscar "The Oz" Madrigal.
Subject Mexican Americans -- Sexual behavior.
Mexican American women -- Sexual behavior.
Masculinity in popular culture -- United States.
Femininity -- United States.
Related Names Gaspar de Alba, Alicia, 1958-
ISBN 1403960976 (pbk.) : £19.99
OCLC number 51031021