Chicana Voices: Intersections of Class, Race, and Gender (National Association for Chicano Studies)
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:6/1/1993 - University of New Mexico Press
This landmark collection of essays from the 1984 National Association for Chicana Studies conference entitled ?Voces de la Mujer? offers a cross-section of the interdisciplinary scholarship on Chicanas in U.S. society. Chicanas? roles in politics, history, bilingualism, the work force, literature, and higher education are examined in depth in the twenty essays.Introducing the third printing of this influential book in a new foreword by Teresa Córdova, which updates readers on the gains and struggles of Chicanas in the association since these essays were originally published. Córdova puts the conference that gave root to these essays in historical perspective as an important turning point for Chicana academics on the road to establishing their rightful place on university campuses.