Book

La Chicana: the Mexican-American woman

University of Chicago PressChicago • Published In 1979 • Pages:

By: Mirandé, Alfredo, Enríquez, Evangelina.

Abstract
The authors of this book intended to fill 'a real need for a definitive, comprehensive study of the Chicana;' i.e., of the Mexican-American woman. This thorough account includes sections on the Chicana in family life, the workplace, schools, literature, and social movements (labor and feminist). The cultural heritage of the contemporary Chicana derived from Mexico and the American Southwest generally is also discussed.
Subjects
Gender status
History
Acculturation and culture contact
Labor supply and employment
Literature
Literary texts
Collective bargaining
Political movements
culture
Chicanos
HRAF PubDate
2002
Region
North America
Sub Region
Regional, Ethnic and Diaspora Cultures
Document Type
Book
Evaluation
Indigene Writer and Sociologist-4,5
Analyst
M. A. Marcus ; 1986
Coverage Date
1840s - 1970s
Coverage Place
United States
Notes
Alfredo Mirandé, Evangelina Enríquez
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-271) and index
LCCN
79013536
LCSH
Mexican Americans