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Title Chicana leadership : the Frontiers reader / edited by Yolanda Flores Niemann ... [et al.].
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2002.
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 Floor2  E184.M5 C39 2002    IN LIBRARY
 Floor2  E184.M5 C39 2002    IN LIBRARY
Description xvii, 331 p. ; 23 cm.
Note Articles originally published in Frontiers : a journal of women studies, between 1980 and 1999.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction Chicanas: dispelling stereotypes while challenging racism, sexism, classism, and homophobia / Yolanda Flores Niemann -- La malinche, feminist prototype / Cordelia Candelaria -- Gender and ethnic identity among Chicanos / Maxine Baca Zinn -- Abriendo caminos in the brotherland: Chicana writers respond to the ideology of literary nationalism / Roberta Fernández -- The living legacy of Chicana performers: preserving history through oral testimony / Yolanda Broyles-González -- The faith of activists: barrios, cities, and the Chicana feminist response / Margarita Cota-Cárdenas -- Reflections on diversity among Chicanas / Patricia Zavella -- Writing, politics, and las lesberadas: platicando con Gloria Anzaldúa / AnnLouise Keating -- Gender, race, and culture: Spanish-Mexican women in the historiography of frontier California / Antonia I. Castañeda -- Gender, labor history, and Chicano/a ethnic identity / Sarah Deutsch -- Traditional and nontraditional patterns of female activism in the United Farm Workers of America, 1962-1980 / Margaret Rose -- Mexican American women grassroots community activists: "mothers of east Los Angeles" / Mary Pardo -- Awareness, consciousness, and resistance: raced, classed, and gendered leadership interactions in Milagro County, California / Josephine Méndez-Negrete -- "Checkin' up on my guy": Chicanas, social capital, and the culture of romance / Angela Valenzuela -- Sense and responsibility / Maribel Sosa -- The making of a token: a case study of stereotype threat, stigma, racism, and tokenism in academe / Yolanda Flores Niemann.
Subject Mexican American women -- Social conditions.
Mexican American women -- Political activity.
Mexican American women -- Ethnic identity.
Leadership -- United States.
Sex role -- United States.
Sex role -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Related Names Niemann, Yolanda Flores.
Related Titles Frontiers (Boulder, Colo.)
ISBN 0803283822 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 49627679