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The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective

The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective
Author: Alfredo Mirandé
ISBN 13: 9780268007492
ISBN 10: 268007497
Edition: 1
Publisher: University of Notre Dame Press
Publication Date: 1994-02-18
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
List Price: $26.00

Mirande offers a detailed examination of Chicano social history and culture that includes studies of: Chicano labor and the economy; the Mexican immigrant and the U.S.-Mexico border conflict; the evolution of Chicano criminality; the American educational system and its impact on Chicano culture; the tensions between the institutional Church and Chicanos; and the myths and misconceptions of "machismo."