Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The Chicano Movement The Development of Mexican American Political Activism Reies Lopez Tijerina and the Alianza Federal de Mercedes Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Union (UFW) The Student Organisations and Protest The Crusade for Justice Achievements of the Chicano Movement The Decline of the Chicano Movement 2. Chicana Feminism Chicana and American Feminism Women and the Movement Chicana Activism Postmovement Politics 3. Critical Approaches to Chicana/o Literature Culturalist Criticism Formalist Criticism Historical Dialectical The Postmodern Feminist Criticism Feminist Theory Chicana Feminist Theory Chicana Cultural Critique 4. The Relationship Between Chicano and Chicana Literature 5. Mexican American Theatre and the Politics of Chicana/o Identity 6. Women, Confinement and Familia Ideology 7. The Search for Aztlan: The Chicano Nation 8. Mestiza Aztlan: A Nation Without Borders Conclusion Notes Bibliography
Elizabeth Jacobs is Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute, Oxford University, UK.