Latino/a thought : culture, politics, and society / [edited by] Francisco H. Vázquez

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Subjects: Hispanic Americans--Intellectual life
Hispanic Americans--Politics and government
Hispanic Americans--Social conditions
Ethnicity--Political aspects--United States
United States--Ethnic relations
United States--Ethnic relations--Political aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xliii, 589 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Who Are These People and What Do They Want?
Why We Love Power but Hate Politics: An Introduction for Students
Pt. I. Origins and Theories
Pt. I A. A Dream of Justice: Contexts, Methods, and Practices in Latino/a Thought / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 3
Ch. 1. I Am Joaquin: An Epic Poem (1967): Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales 15
Ch. 2. A Continental American Quest for Democracy: Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 31
Ch. 3. The Chicana Woman: A Historical Materialist Perspective: Maria Linda Apodaca 51
Ch. 4. Chicanology II: Law, Class Struggle, and Power/Knowledge: Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 83
Pt. I B. Seduction and Aggression: The Birth of Territorial, Involuntary, and Cultural U.S. Citizens / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 113
Pt. II. Mexicans and Americans
Pt. II A. First Encounters between Anglo Americans and Mexican Americans / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 119
Ch. 5. The Making of a Tejano: The Personal Memoirs of John N. Seguin: Jesus de la Teja 123
Pt. II B. The United States War with Mexico / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 145
Ch. 6. Letter from James Buchanan and the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo 149
Pt. II C. The Fragile Political Status of Mexican Americans and their Continued Quest for Democracy / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 161
Ch. 7. El Primer Congreso Mexicanista de 1911: A Precursor to Contemporary Chicanismo: Jose E. Limon 169
Ch. 8. Epilogue from Decade of Betrayal: Francisco E. Balderrama and Raymond Rodriguez 193
Ch. 9. The Organizer's Tale: Cesar E. Chavez 205
Ch. 10. Brown Beret National Policies: David Sanchez 215
Ch. 11. Queer Aztlan: The Reformation of Chicano Tribe: Cherrie Moraga 223
Ch. 12. Class and Culture Wars in the New Latino Politics: Victor Valle and Rodolfo D. Torres 243
Pt. III. Cubans and Americans
Pt. III A. The Treaty of Paris: Exchanging Colonial Masters or Establishing Relations of Mutual Desire? / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 273
Ch. 13. Meanings in Transition: Louis A. Perez 279
Ch. 14. The Platt Amendment (1901) 295
Pt. III B. Cuban Self-Determination under U.S. Hegemony / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 299
Ch. 15. El Exilio: National Security Interests and the Origins of the Cuban Exile Enclave: Maria de los Angeles Torres 305
Ch. 16. Havana USA: Maria Cristina Garcia 327
Ch. 17. Last-Mambo-in-Miami: Gustavo Perez-Firmat 355
Pt. IV. Puerto Ricans and Americans
Pt. IV A. Under Two Empires: A 400-Year Struggle / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 359
Ch. 18. Excerpts from the Foraker and Jones Acts and Public Law 600: The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 369
Ch. 19. Albizu Campos and the Ponce Massacre: Juan Antonio Corretjer 377
Ch. 20. Young Lords Party: 13-Point Program and Platform: Michael Abramson 405
Pt. IV B. Searching for the Best Life, Not the Best Citizenship / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 411
Ch. 21. The Divorce of Nationalist Discourses from the Puerto Rican People: Ramon Grosfoguel 417
Ch. 22. Reconstructing Racial Identity: Ethnicity, Color, and Class among Dominicans in the United States and Puerto Rico: Jorge Duany 439
Ch. 23. Native of Nowhere: Chloe S. Georas 457
Pt. V. History of the Present
Pt. V A. Comparative Thumbnail Sketch of the Status of Mexicans, Cubans, and Puerto Ricans in the United States / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 461
Ch. 24. Fields of Knowledge for Democracy, Justice, and Community: A Latina Quest: Teresa Cordova 467
Ch. 25. Transnational Political and Cultural Identities: Crossing Theoretical Borders: Maria de los Angeles Torres 491
Ch. 26. "Aqui estamos y no nos vamos!": Global Capital and Immigrant Rights: William I. Robinson 511
Ch. 27. A Postdemocratic Era: Guillermo Gomez-Pena 531
Pt. V B. Latino U.S.A.: A Canary in the Mine of Continental Democracy / Francisco Hernandez Vazquez 535
Appendix for the Instructor 563
Glossary 567
Index 573
Added Titles: Vázquez, Francisco H. (Francisco Hernández), 1949- Latino/a thought
Alternate Titles: Latino thought
Latina thought
Additional Authors: Vázquez, Francisco H. (Francisco Hernández), 1949-
Notes: LCCN: 2008027779
ISBN: 9780742563544 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0742563545 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780742563551 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0742563553 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Rev. ed. of: Latino/a thought : culture, politics, and society / Francisco H. Vázquez and Rodolfo D. Torres. c2003
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 233591837
ISBN/ISSN: 9780742563544
0742563545
9780742563551
0742563553