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ISBN:1566395739
Author: Mary Pardo
ISBN13: 978-1566395731
Title: Mexican American Women Activists
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Language: English
Category: Social Sciences
Publisher: Temple University Press (June 19, 1998)
Pages: 322

Mexican American Women Activists by Mary Pardo



Author note: Mary Pardo is Professor of Chicana/o Studies at California State University, Northridge. She is the author of several articles on women and grassroots organizing and has been active in the Chicano Movement in Los Angeles for about twenty-five years.

Home Browse Books Book details, Mexican American Women Activists: Identity and. Mexican American Women Activists: Identity and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities. Pardo asserts that the decline of real wages and the growing income gap means that unfortunately most women will no longer be able to focus their energies on unpaid community work. She reflects on the consequences of this change for women's political involvement, as well as on the politics of writing about women and politics. Author note: Mary Pardo is Professor of Chicana/o Studies at California State University, Northridge.

Mexican American women activists: identity and resistance in two Los Angeles communities. Download (epub, 636 Kb). FB2 PDF MOBI TXT RTF.

Tells the stories of Mexican American women from two Los Angeles neighborhoods and how they transformed the everyday problems they confronted into political concerns. By placing these women's experiences at the center of her discussion of grassroots political activism.

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Pardo examines how race and gender are socially constructed and given meaning and importance from historical and contemporary neighborhood, regional, and national events and factors. With this in mind, explain the social construction of gender, race, and grassroots political activism using the example of Boyle Heights and the prison, and the parole office in Monterey Park

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Details about Mexican American Women Activists: When we see children playing in a supervised playground or hear about a school being renovated, we seldom wonder about who mobilized the community resources to rebuild the school or staff the park. Mexican American Women Activists tells the stories of Mexican American women from two Los Angeles neighborhoods and how they transformed the everyday problems they confronted into political concerns

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Tells the stories of Mexican American women from two Los Angeles neighborhoods and how they transformed the everyday problems they confronted into political concerns. By placing these women's experiences at the center of her discussion of grassroots political activism, the author describes gender, race, and class character of community networking.
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it was a well written but kind of wordy. Very interesting book!