Publisher description for The Chicano experience : an alternative perspective / Alfredo Mirande.


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Mirande offers a detailed examination of Chicano social history and culture that includes studies of: Chicano labor and the economy; the Mexican immigrant and the U.S.-Mexico border conflict; the evolution of Chicano criminality; the American educational system and its impact on Chicano culture; the tensions between the institutional Church and Chicanos; and the myths and misconceptions of "machismo."



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mexican Americans -- Social conditions.
Mexican Americans -- Economic conditions.