Mexicano Political Experience in Occupied Aztlan: Struggles and Change

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Altamira Press, 2005 - Political Science - 753 pages
This exciting new volume from Armando Navarro offers the most current and comprehensive political history of the Mexicano experience in the United States. He examines in-depth topics such as American political culture, electoral politics, demography, and organizational development. Viewing Mexicanos today as an occupied and colonized people, he calls for the formation of a new movement to reinvigorate the struggle for resistance and change among Mexicanos. Navarro envisions a new political and cultural landscape as the dominant Latino population 'Re-Mexicanizes' the U.S. into a more multicultural and multiethnic society. This book will be a valuable resource for political and social activists and teaching tool for political theory, Latino politics, ethnic and minority politics, race relations in the United States, and social movements.

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Contents

Historical Antecedents to the Mexicano Political Experience in the United States
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Epoch of Armed and Political Resistance 18481916
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Epoch of Adaptation Politics 19171945
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Armando Navarro is a political scientist and professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside. He has over twenty-eight years of activism and professional experience in community organizing and advocacy, dealing with a myriad of local, state, national, and international social justice issues that affect Latinos. His previous books include Mexican American Youth Organization; The Cristal Experiment; and .

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