The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective


The Chicano Experience: An Alternative Perspective

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This revised, second edition of The Chicano Experience offers a new interpretation of the social, cultural, and economic forces that shape the situation of Chicanos today.

For more than thirty years, and now in its ninth printing, Alfredo Mirand? s The Chicano Experience has captivated readers with its groundbreaking analysis of Chicanos in the United States. Although its original context differs markedly from the current demographic landscape, it remains no less relevant today–Latinos have emerged as the largest minority population in the United States. With updated chapters revised in light of contemporary scholarship, this second edition speaks to the Chicano of today, in addition to puertorique?os, Central Americans, and other groups who share common experiences of colonization, racialization, and, especially in the last decade, demonization.

In this foundational text, Mirand? develops a comprehensive framework for Chicano sociology that, in attendin