Critical Race Studies

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Dodger Blue Will Fill Your Soul

The University of Arizona Press

A collection of short stories from the skirt edge of Latino Los Angeles, revealing the space between stereotypes.

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Occupying Our Space

The Mestiza Rhetorics of Mexican Women Journalists and Activists, 1875–1942

The University of Arizona Press
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Red Medicine

Traditional Indigenous Rites of Birthing and Healing

The University of Arizona Press

The book explores Indigenous medicine across North America, with a special emphasis on how Indigenous knowledge has endured and persisted among peoples with a legacy to Mexico.

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Latino Los Angeles

The University of Arizona Press

As the twenth-first century begins, Latinas/os represent 45 percent of the residents of Los Angeles County, making them the largest racial/ethnic group in the region. At the same time, the shift from manufacturing to a service-based economy in the area has contributed to a decline in good-paying jobs, significantly impacting working ...

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Death and Dying in Colonial Spanish America

The University of Arizona Press

The essays in this volume explore the intersections of cultures through recent scholarship related to death and dying in colonial Spanish America.

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Women and Knowledge in Mesoamerica

From East L.A. to Anahuac

The University of Arizona Press

Paloma Martinez-Cruz argues that the medicine traditions of Mesoamerican women constitute a hemispheric intellectual lineage that continues to thrive despite the legacy of colonization.

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From Beneath the Volcano

The University of Arizona Press

In this collection of fascinating and revealing oral histories, Gorkin and Pineda portray the personal and social lives of Luis and his family, who for the past eighteen years have been working to rebuild their lives in their new community beneath the Guazapa volcano.

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Immigration Law and the U.S.–Mexico Border

The University of Arizona Press

In clear, reasonable prose, Johnson and Trujillo explore the long history of discrimination against US citizens of Mexican ancestry in the United States and the current movement against "illegal aliens."

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Aconcagua

The University of Arizona Press

Joy Logan explores the many impacts of mountaineering's "discovery" of Aconcagua including its effect on how local indigenous history is understood.

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Mexico, Nation in Transit

The University of Arizona Press

Exploring representations of migration in literature, film, and music produced in the past twenty years, Christina Sisk argues that Mexico is imagined as a nation that exists outside of its territorial borders and into the United States.

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