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Chicana sexuality and gender

Debra J. Blake

Chicana sexuality and gender

cultural refiguring in literature, oral history, and art

by Debra J. Blake

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mexican American women -- Attitudes,
  • Mexican American women -- Sexual behavior,
  • Mexican American women -- Ethnic identity,
  • Mexican American women -- Interviews,
  • Mexican American women authors -- Interviews,
  • Mexican American women artists -- Interviews,
  • Feminism -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDebra J. Blake.
    GenreInterviews.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ1166 .B53 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16728636M
    ISBN 109780822342946, 9780822343103
    LC Control Number2008013881

    Her dissertation focuses on narratives of Chicana mothering, feminism, gender, sexuality, and spiritual activism in Chicana literature, cultural production, and digital storytelling. In addition, she researches the intersections between Black and Chicana feminist speculative theory and works by Octavia Butler and Gloria Anzaldua.


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Contents Books About: Previous studies in the fields of applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and gender studies have focused upon Chicano linguistic communities as a monolith or have focused entirely upon male-centered aspects of language use, leaving a tremendous gap in works about Chicanas, for Chicanas, and by Chicanas as they pertain to language-related issues.

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Book Description. Museums, Sexuality, and Gender Activism examines the role of exhibitionary institutions in representing LGBTQ+ people, cisgender women, and nonbinary individuals. Considering recent gender and sexuality-related developments through a critical lens, the volume contributes significantly to the growing body of activist writing on this topic.

Chicana Sexuality and Gender: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Debra Blake. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, pp. Hardbound, $ Vargas’s sustained engagement of race, class, gender, and sexuality with Chicana/o borderlands music is thoroughly new.

Sounding Out. Professor Vargas provides a new lens into the identities and histories that emerge from the new cultural space Anzaldua referred to as the borderlands.

In addition to a hagiography of \"locas santas,\" the book includes studies of the sexual politics of early Chicana activists in the Chicano youth movement, the representation of Latina bodies in popular magazines, the stereotypical renderings of recipe books and calendar art, the ritual performance of Mexican femaleness in the quincea\u00F1era.

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Chicana feminism challenges the stereotypes that Chicanas face across lines of gender, ethnicity, race, class, and sexuality. Most importantly, Chicana feminism serves as a movement, theory and praxis that helps women reclaim their existence between and among the.

The only book that shows genitals is The Gender Wheel – and the reading level is for older kids anyway. The product page guide saysbut the flowery, didactic text is probably best for ages +. (Or older, if you’ve got spirited kids who can’t sit through didactic books.). In "Chicana Sexuality and Gender", she compares the self-representations of the U.S.

Mexicanas with the fictional and artistic representations of academic-affiliated, professional intellectual Chicana writers and visual artists including Alma M.

Lopez and Yolanda looks at how the Chicana professional intellectuals and the U.S. The essays in Chicana Movidas: New Narratives of Activisim and Feminism in the Movement Era demonstrate how Chicanas enacted a new kind of politica at the intersection of race, class, gender, and sexuality, and developed innovative concepts, tactics, and methodologies that in turn generated new theories, art forms, organizational spaces, and.

"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.

Focusing on how women have grappled with political subordination and sexual exploitation, the contributors confront the complex intersection of class, race, ethnicity, and gender that defines the Chicana experience in book analyzes the ways that oppressive power relations and resistance to domination have shaped Chicana history.

Chicana identity and sexuality, but also to the field of oral history and audience interpretation analysis. Chicana Sexuality and Gender is informative, well written, and enjoyable for anyone in the fields of Chicana/o Studies or Women’s Studies, as well as for anyone grappling with the methodological problematics of ethnography or interviewing.

Cuevas therefore examines a series of Chicana/Chicanx texts that interrogate "the tensions between Chicanidad and gender variance to reconsider the relationships among gender, sexuality, race, and class" (17).

The book's introduction opens with a discussion of the San Antonio Four—four Author: Julie Avril Minich. The benefits of these changes have far outweighed the losses, and Chicana/o discourse gained from its engagement with a discussion about gender and sexuality because this engagement stimulated a larger and more heterogeneous arrangement of class, identity, and nation.

Spiritual Mestizaje: Religion, Gender, Race, and Nation in Contemporary Chicana Narrative. By First mentioned by Anzaldúa in her pioneering book Borderlands/La Frontera, spiritual mestizaje is a transformative process of excavating bodily memory to develop a radical, sustained critique of oppression and renew one’s relation to the sacred.

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The book’s introduction opens with a discussion of the San Antonio Four—four Latina lesbians falsely accused in the late Author: Julie Avril Minich. Gloria Anzaldúa () is one of the most influential Chicana feminist thinkers of the twentieth century.

Her visionary writing is key to the development of lesbian/queer theory and for theorizing writing by women of color. Once a member of the Feminist Writers Guild, Anzaldúa’s groundbreaking book Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, published inrocked.

This book provides one of the most comprehensive accounts of Chicana feminist writing available. Saldívar-Hull draws on contemporary literary and post-colonial theory, as well as her own autobiography, or testimonio, to help her define "feminism on the border." Successfully uniting theory with lived social experience, she delineates many of.

Saavedra is a historian specializing in 19 th Century U.S. History, Borderlands History, History of the U.S. West, Chicana/o History, and Gender and Sexuality History. Her research interests include the intersection of race, power, identity, colonialism, nationalism, gender and sexuality. The book, which was released in Decemberfeatures a collection of essays that analyze different literature about Chicano children and young adults.

The different essays in the book address Chicano picture books, chapter books and young adult books, and explore topics such as the Chicano(a) identity and consciousness, gender, sexuality and.

Fresno State hosts CSU students for Gender, Race and Sexuality Conference. By Lucero Benitez | April 24th, | Categories: children’s lit book looks at Chicana/o authors" [ ] Read More 8 06, Gender and babywearing bilingual picture book-signing is June   Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and Chicana/o Sexualities by Alicia Gasper De Alba (Editor) The contributors dialectically engage methods of popular cultural studies with discourses of gender, sexuality, identity politics, representation, and cultural production.

In addition to a hagiography of "locas santas," the book includes Pages: Essay Gender, Nudity And The Rain God. Angela Cisneros Professor Perez-Torres Chicana(o) Studies MC T.A.

Timothy Fosbury 9 June Gender, Sexuality and Family In City of God by Gil Cuadros and The Rain God by Arturo Islas, there is a constant clash between identity and the gender roles one has always been expected to fulfill in the Chicana/Chicano household.

Starting in the s, several Chicana writers attempted to redefine Chicana sexuality. They remove control of their sexuality from men and return it to the females. These writers wrote about protagonists who asserted themselves as independent of men, sexual and strong.

Homosexual relationships between female friends are a common theme. The trajectory I track is specifically the social categories of gender and sexuality as central to the emergence of Chicana/o transnational culture.

Although such other areas of interest as immigration, drug trafficking, and commerce suggest immediately a predominantly economic notion of the transnational, they do not account for more.

This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, first published inis a landmark of women of color feminist writing that explores, as co-editor Cherríe Moraga puts it, “the complex confluence of identities—race, class, gender and sexuality—systemic to women of color oppression and liberation.” Thirty-five years later, Bridge continues to reflect an.

This book examines the different aspects of the life of the Chicana. explores the race, class, gender and the situation of the Chicana. Using a wide range of text and her own personal experiences help explore the social situation of the Chicana as she rejects her gender roles.

Michele Serros, How to Be a Chicana Role Model, or Chicana Falsa: and other Stories of Death, Identity, and Oxnard Michele's work is a refreshing take on what it means to be Chicana in the 90s. She pokes fun at the sacred cows of Chicano literature--family, movimiento politics, etc at the same time that she offers rich insight into Chicana.The book is divided into three major parts Part one The Development of Self: Existing within a Family focusses on understanding patriarchy and the role of the father and males in general in the Chicano community what it is like to grow up female in a Chicano family given gender beliefs juxtaposed with actual practices as biological maturation occurs and the internal dynamics of what /5.Here, the Latina/Chicana mothering experience emphasizes the need for various conceptualizations of mothering, especially in regard to the conditions which shape the lives of Latinas and Chicanas, such as race, gender, sexuality, culture, language, social status, religion, kinship, location, and migration.

The book has four sections.