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Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader (Post-Contemporary Interventions) Paperback – July 9, 2003

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Product Details

  • Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Duke University Press Books (July 9, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0822331411
  • ISBN-13: 978-0822331414
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 6 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,013,703 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“This remarkable collection of essays registers the efforts of Chicanas, against all odds, to document, imagine, and understand the complexity of their histories and experiences. Particularly impressive are the open-ended discussions between academics, artists, and writers. The essays brilliantly support the editors’ claim that the Chicanas have invented new forms and have intervened decisively in the debates on gender and ethnicity. Chicana Feminisms will be an essential reference for many years to come.”—Jean Franco, author of Critical Passions: Selected Essays

"Chicana Feminisms comes alive with theoretical and emotional responses from some of the most exciting thinkers in Chicana feminist social thought. This book is a truly momentous achievement. It will stand the test of time." —Laura I. Rendón, author of Educating a New Majority: Transforming America’s Educational System for Diversity

About the Author

Gabriela F. Arredondo is Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Aída Hurtado is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and author of Voicing Chicana Feminisms: Young Women Speak Out on Sexuality and Identity.

Norma Klahn is Professor of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz and coeditor of Las Nuevas Fronteras del Siglo XXI/New Frontiers of the 21st Century.

Olga Nájera-Ramírez is Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and coeditor of Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change.

Patricia Zavella is Professor of Latin American and Latina/o Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz and coauthor of Telling to Live: Latina Feminist Testimonios, published by Duke University Press.

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on November 28, 2013
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This was a textbook for one of my classes. I honestly didn't like it very much, but other people in my class did.
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