Chicana/o Struggles for Education : Activism in the CommunityMaterial type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.University of Houston Series in Mexican American Studies, Sponsored by the Center for Mexican American Studies: Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (256 p.).ISBN: 9781603449960.Subject(s): Chicano movement -- History | Discrimination in education -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Education, Bilingual -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Educational equalization -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Mexican American teachers -- Political activity -- United States -- 20th century | Mexican Americans -- Education -- History -- 20th century | Mexican Americans -- Social conditions -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chicana/o Struggles for Education : Activism in the CommunityDDC classification: 371.82968073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Changing Patterns of Mexican American Education; Chapter 2: Contestation; Chapter 3: Advocacy; Chapter 4: Advocating for Quality Instruction; Chapter 5: Beyond Public Education; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Much of the history of Mexican American educational reform efforts has focused on campaigns to eliminate discrimination in public schools. However, as historian Guadalupe San Miguel demonstrates in Chicana/o Struggles for Education: Activisim in the Community, the story is much broader and more varied than that. While activists certainly challenged discrimination, they also worked for specific public school reforms and sought private schooling opportunities, utilizing new patterns of contestation and advocacy. In documenting and reviewing these ad
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