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Chicano workers

Fred E. Romero

Chicano workers

their utilization and development

by Fred E. Romero

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Published by Chicano Studies Center Publications, University of California in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican Americans -- Employment.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFred E. Romero.
    SeriesMonograph - Chicano Studies Center Publications ; no. 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD8081.M6 R65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4068741M
    LC Control Number79622161

    Chicano, identifier for people of Mexican descent born in the United States. The term came into popular use by Mexican Americans as a symbol of pride during the Chicano Movement of the s. The Chicano community created a strong political and cultural presence in response to years of social. Chicano workers’ struggles continued throughout the ’s in the Southwest and in the Midwest industrial cities. But it was the late ’s and ’s that witnessed a great increase in the activity of Chicano workers, especially in California agriculture. Several of the strikes and organizing efforts were assisted by communists.

      The Chicano Generation: Testimonios of the Movement In The Chicano Generation, veteran Chicano civil rights scholar Mario T. García provides a rare look inside the struggles of the s and s as they unfolded in Los Angeles. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with three key activists, this book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz--their family. Armbruster-Sandoval, an assistant professor of Chicana and Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara, will discuss his book at a talk and book-signing beginning at p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22 in the McCune Conference Room (Room ) of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building at UCSB. The talk is free and open to the public.

    And the Earth Did Not Devour Him was called "a classic Chicano novel" by Booklist. Believing this translation, by Evangelina Vigil-Piñón, is superior to the version by Herminio Ríos, Carl R. Shirley in Western American Literature writes, "This book is a landmark in Chicano letters, one of the best and most famous, and it should be read. Today many of my students, Mexican Americans included, know little about or have never heard of the Chicano Movement (el movimiento, as it became known to its thousands of participants).The passing of time has much to do with this—because the height of this political movement occurred at the end of the s and the beginning of the s.


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The authors—each established in the fields of labor economics and research on Chicano workers—describe the major employment patterns of the Chicano labor force and discuss the historical and institutional factors determining these patterns.

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The United Farm Workers under the leadership of Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta held marches and led the Delano grape strike.

When university students joined those and other political movements of the era, they adopted the term “Chicano” as a point of pride, upending its historically derogatory meaning. A bestseller when it was published in at the height of the Mexican-American civil rights movement, Chicano unfolds the fates and fortunes of the Sandoval family, who flee the chaos and poverty of the Mexican Revolution and begin life anew in the United States.

Patriarch Hector Sandoval works the fields and struggles to provide for his family even as he faces discrimination and s:   Chicano Communists is a long-awaited contribution to the history of Mexican-American radicalism, the CPUSA, and the struggle for equality, workers’ rights, peace, and socialism.

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The identity is sometimes used interchangeably with Mexican-American, although both. take place, at the service of the Chicano community.

Ada Sosa-Riddell, director of the Chicana/Latina Center, University of California at Davis, says that Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de A z t l a n (MEChA) and Chicano studies represent two of the long-lasting legacies of the Chicano movement.

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The former priest has won a PEN/Faulkner Award (The first Chicano author to do so), some Lambdas, an American Book Award, and a Printz Award. Book Description: Drawing on revisionist social theories relating to Chicano family structure as well as on feminist theory, Patricia Zavella paints a compelling picture of the Chicano women who work in northern California's fruit and vegetable canneries.

Chicano human resources have never been properly utilized in the labor markets of the Southwest. The slow rate of Chicano economic growth can be attributed to underdevelopment of their skills, knowledge and talent and underutilization of their energies and capabilities.

This book, a factual presentation of that underdevelopment and underutilization, is structured into four parts. At the time Women’s Work and Chicano Families: Cannery Workers of the Santa Clara Valley was published, little research had been done on the relationship between the wage labor and household labor of Mexican American women.

Drawing on revisionist social theories relating to Chicano family structure as well as on feminist theory, Patricia Zavella paints a compelling picture of the Chicano Cited by:   History of the Chicano Movement Education reform and farmworkers' rights were among the goals.

Share Flipboard Email Print Under the banner of the United Farm Workers (UFW), labor activists Gilbert Padilla (with mustache in short-sleeved shirt), Cesar Chavez ( - ) (who holds a little girl's hand) and Richard Chavez (right, clapping) are. The author, a former Chicano activist and currently a professor at Arizona State University, has written a meticulously researched and compelling book that at long last addresses and assesses the Chicano Movement of the late s and early s.

The term "Chicano" comes from the Aztec Nahuatl word mechicano, which means the "poorest of the. In The Chicano Generation, veteran Chicano civil rights scholar Mario T.

García provides a rare look inside the struggles of the s and s as they unfolded in Los Angeles. Based on in-depth interviews conducted with three key activists, this book illuminates the lives of Raul Ruiz, Gloria Arellanes, and Rosalio Muñoz--their family histories and widely divergent backgrounds; the events.

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Weaving the Chicano movement against a backdrop of historic Mexican-American activism from the s to the s and the contemporary black power and black civil rights movement, García contextualizes the activism of the Chicano generation in Los Angeles.

Four main themes run through the book, all coming back to the idea of leadership. The late, Dr. Jeffrey Marcos Garcilazo's book, Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers In The United States,details the contributions of Mexican track workers in building railroads across the Midwestern/Western United States.

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Book topics included a pioneer for education rights, the fight for better conditions for farm workers in California’s Salinas Valley, the multiracial democratic coalition in Texas that helped. The "Chicano Movement" has been used by historians to describe a moment of ethnic empowerment and protest among Americans of Mexican descent beginning in the s.

"Chicano" had long existed as a pejorative term among young Mexican Americans prior to this period. One aspect of the Chicano movement highlighted the rights of workers.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction1. The People2. Labor Supply3.The Chicano Movement of the s was a social movement in the United States.

Activists worked to end the discrimination towards and mistreatment of Mexican American citizens.