Chicana Feminist Thought: The Basic Historical Writings

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Mario T. Garcia, Alma M. García, Mario Garcia
Psychology Press, 1997 - Social Science - 324 pages
Chicana Feminist Thought brings together the voices of Chicana poets, writers, and activists who reflect upon the Chicana Feminist Movement that began in the late 1960s. With energy and passion, this anthology of writings documents the personal and collective political struggles of Chicana feminists.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
AN EMERGING CONSCIOUSNESS
17
Her Role in the Past and Her Search for a New Role in the Future
24
La Chicana
32
A New Perspective A New Hope
39
Legacy of Suffering and SelfDenial
48
The Emerging Chicana
58
Chicana Writer Breaking Out of the Silence
66
CCHE Conference
164
Third World Women Meet
172
Mujeres Por La Raza Unida 1974
178
Looking for Room of Ones Own
186
La Chicana Chicano Movement and Womens Liberation 199 1
199
The Chicana and the Womens Rights Movement
206
Racist Classist Issues1976
213
La Chicana and Womens Liberation
221

La Mujer in the Chicano Movement
77
La Chicana y El Movimiento
83
Chicanas and El Movimiento
92
The Role of the Chicana within the Student Movement
100
SECTION Two ANALYZING THE DYNAMICS OF CHICANA OPPRESSION
107
Introduction to Encuentro Femenil
113
Chicanas and Abortion 120 30 Chicanas and Abortion
120
A Preliminary Look Into a New Perspective
122
Unequal Opportunity and the Chicana
136
Comisión Femenil Mexicana
150
AN EVOLVING FUTURE
232
HispanasOur Resources for the Eighties
239
First Hispanic Feminist Conference Meets 1980
245
Unsettled Issues
253
Towards a New Consciousness
270
Fear and Loathing in the Chicano Community
281
Interview with Sandra Cisneros
287
Chicanas and Feminism
294
Essays on Xicanisma
310
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Alma Garcia is Professor of Ethnic Studies and Director of the Women's Studies Program at Santa Clara University.

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