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MeXicana encounters : the making of social identities on the borderlands

Author: Rosa Linda Fregoso
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.
Series: American crossroads, 12.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Fregoso charts the dynamic and contradictory representation of Mexicanas and Chicanas in culture. Her self-reflexive approach to cultural politics embraces the movement for social justice and offers new insights into the ways that racial and gender differences are inscribed in cultural practices.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fregoso, Rosa Linda.
MeXicana encounters.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2003000594
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rosa Linda Fregoso
ISBN: 9780520937284 0520937287 1417520280 9781417520282 0520229975 9780520229976 0520238907 9780520238909
OCLC Number: 55749513
Awards: Winner of MLA Prize 2003
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 219 pages)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Toward a Planetary Civil Society --
2. Cross-Border Feminist Solidarities --
3. Gender, Multiculturalism, and the Missionary Position on the Borderlands --
4. Chicano Familia Romance --
5. Familia Matters --
6. "Fantasy Heritage": Tracking Latina Bloodlines --
7. Haunted by Miscegenation --
8. Ghosts of a Mexican Past.
Series Title: American crossroads, 12.
Responsibility: Rosa Linda Fregoso.
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