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Author Ochoa, Gilda L., 1965-
Title Becoming neighbors in a Mexican American community : power, conflict, and solidarity / Gilda L. Ochoa.
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2004.
Book Cover

 Floor2  F869.L124 O28 2004    IN LIBRARY
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 237-266) and index.
Contents Introducing Becoming neighbors -- Theorizing about Mexican American-Mexican immigrant relations in "Occupied Mexico" -- "Where the past meets the future" : centering La Puente -- "This is who I am" : negotiating racial/ethnic constructions -- "Between a rock and a hard place, with no easy answers" : structuring conflict -- "We can't forget our roots" : building solidarity -- Constructing Puentes : Mexican American and Mexican immigrant mobilization -- Revisiting and envisioning the processes of Becoming neighbors.
Subject Mexican Americans -- California -- La Puente -- Social conditions.
Mexican Americans -- California -- La Puente -- Politics and government.
Immigrants -- California -- La Puente -- Social conditions.
Ethnic neighborhoods -- California -- La Puente.
Community life -- California -- La Puente.
Social conflict -- California -- La Puente.
La Puente (Calif.)
La Puente (Calif.) -- Social conditions.
La Puente (Calif.) -- Politics and government.
ISBN 0292701683 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0292702108 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 52930030