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- DescriptionEthnic Community Builders: Mexican-Americans in Search of Justice and Power is an oral history of Mexican-American activism in San Jose, California, over the last half century. The authors present interviews of 14 people of various stripes-teachers, politicians, radio personalities-who have been influential in the development of a major urban center with a significant ethnic population. These activists tell the stories of their lives and work with engaging openness and honesty, allowing readers to witness their successes and failures. This vivid ethgraphy of a Mexican-American community serves as a model for activism wherever ethnic groups seek change and justice.
- Author BiographyFrancisco Jimenez is Fay Boyle Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA, and author of several books on Mexican and Mexican American literature and culture. Alma Garcia is professor of sociology at Santa Clara University and the author of numerous books on the Mexican-American community includingNarratives of Second Generation American Women(AltaMira).Richard A. Garcia is professor of history at California State University at Hayward and the author of numerous books and articles.
- Author(s)Alma M. Garcia,Francisco Jimenez,Richard A. Garcia
- PublisherAltaMira Press,U.S.
- Date of Publication02/08/2007
- SubjectCurrent Affairs & Issues
- Place of PublicationCalifornia
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAltaMira Press,U.S.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight535 g
- Width154 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine23 mm
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