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By Maylei Blackwell

The first book-length research of women's involvement within the Chicano stream of the overdue Sixties and Nineteen Seventies, ¡Chicana Power! tells the robust tale of the emergence of Chicana feminism inside scholar and community-based enterprises all through southern California and the Southwest. As Chicanos engaged in common protest of their fight for social justice, civil rights, and self-determination, girls in el movimiento grew to become more and more militant in regards to the hole among the rhetoric of equality and the organizational tradition that suppressed women's management and subjected girls to chauvinism, discrimination, and sexual harassment. in accordance with wealthy oral histories and large archival examine, Maylei Blackwell analyzes the struggles over gender and sexuality in the Chicano circulation and illustrates how these struggles produced new sorts of racial attention, gender knowledge, and political identities.

¡Chicana Power! offers a severe family tree of pioneering Chicana activist and theorist Anna NietoGomez and the Hijas de Cuauhtémoc, one of many first Latina feminist companies, who including different Chicana activists cast an self sustaining house for women's political participation and challenged the gendered confines of Chicano nationalism within the circulate and within the formation of the sector of Chicana reviews. She uncovers the multifaceted imaginative and prescient of liberation that keeps to reverberate this day as modern activists, artists, and intellectuals, either grassroots and educational, fight for, revise, and transform the political legacy of Chicana feminism.

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