Decolonial Voices: Chicana and Chicano Cultural Studies in by Arturo J. Aldama, Naomi Quinonez

By Arturo J. Aldama, Naomi Quinonez

The interdisciplinary essays in Decolonial Voices talk about racialized, subaltern, feminist, and diasporic identities and the cultured politics of hybrid and mestiza/o cultural productions. This assortment represents a number of key instructions within the box: First, it charts how subaltern cultural productions of the US/ Mexico borderlands converse to the intersections of "local," "hemispheric," and "globalized" strength kin of the border imaginary. moment, it recovers the Mexican women's and Chicana literary and cultural heritages which were neglected by means of Euro-American canons and patriarchal exclusionary practices. It additionally expands the box in postnationalist instructions via developing an interethnic, comparative, and transnational discussion among Chicana and Chicano, African American, Mexican feminist, and U.S. local American cultural vocabularies. individuals contain Norma Alarc?n, Arturo J. Aldama, Frederick Luis Aldama, Cordelia Ch?vez Candelaria, Alejandra Elenes, Ram?n Garcia, Mar?a Herrera-Sobek, Patricia Penn Hilden, Gaye T. M. Johnson, Alberto Ledesma, Pancho McFarland, Amelia Mar?a de los angeles Luz Montes, Laura Elisa P?rez, Naomi Qui?onez, Sarah Ramirez, Rolando J. Romero, Delberto Dario Ruiz, Vicki Ruiz, Jos? David Sald?var, Anna Sandoval, and Jonathan Xavier Inda.

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8. See Vicki Ruiz, “ ‘And Miles to Go . . ’: Mexicans and Work, 1930–1985,” which charts systematically low wage earnings of Chicanas, in Western Women, Their Land, Their Lives, edited by Vicki Ruiz, Janice Monk, and Lillian Schlissel (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1988). , Criminal Justice and Latino Communities (New York: Garland Press, 1995). 9. : University of Notre Dame Press, 1987), and Larry Trujillo, “La Evolución del ‘Bandido’ al ‘Pachuco’: A Critical Examination and Evaluation of Criminological Literature on Chicanos,” Issues in Criminology 9 (1974): 43–67.

1959. Hicks, D. Emily. Border Writing: The Multidimensional Text. Minneapolis and Oxford, England: University of Minnesota Press, 1991. Millennial Anxieties 29 Jonas, Susanne. S. Power. Latin American Series. : Westview Press, 1991. Kristeva, Julia. Powers of Horror: An Essay on Abjection. Trans. Leon S. Roudiez. New York: Columbia University Press, 1982. Martínez, Rubén. , México City, and Beyond. Los Angeles and New York: Vintage Books, 1993. Menchú, Rigoberta. I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala.

López chooses to contextualize her study of domestic labor, gender, cultural difference, and ethnicity in the visual language of actual media materials that stage the historical asymmetry of power relations between the so-called First and Third Worlds. The advertisements mediate this asymmetry through the discourse of tourism. The wool industry advertisement announces that “wool feels new” and implies that the newness of this experience is like exotic travel. The off-the-shoulder, “Latin ®avor,” clinging wool dress and large hoop earrings worn by a model posed in high heels, with legs wide apart, suggest “Mexican Spit¤re” adventures as well.

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