Anything But Mexican: Chicanos in Contemporary Los Angeles

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Verso, 1996 - Social Science - 328 pages
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By the year 2000, Mexicans and other Latinos will comprise fifty percent of the population of Los Angeles. In this new book, the author of the widely praised Occupied America describes the harsh realities facing Chicanos in LA today.
 

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Contents

Presidential Politics
81
Census and Reapportionment
94
The Border Crossed Us
109
Students Losing Out on a Dream
126
The Politicization of the Other
139
Immigration and the 1994 State Elections
154
Working in a Meaner
175
The Drywallers
189
Chicanas in Los Angeles
209
MEXICO LINDOAND NAFTA
231
Troubled Angels
255
The Stairway to the Good Life
289
Claiming a Future in Los Angeles
319
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