Essays Tagged: "Chicano"

Gender Roles. From point of view of American of Vietnamese origin.

o different studies done on the division of household labor in families of Taiwanese immigrants and Chicanos. In the study done on Taiwanese immigrants, it was found that the husbands' participation i ... household work depended on class, the professional husbands being more involved. The study done on Chicano professionals showed that the professional men married to professional women were more invol ...

(8 pages) 136 0 4.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Biography on Ernesto Galarza

ks. His writings focused on the areas of Latin America, farm labor, urban sociology, education, and Chicano Studies. He had come a long way from his humble beginnings in Jalcocotan. Ernesto Galarza wa ... had come a long way from his humble beginnings in Jalcocotan. Ernesto Galarza was well known in the Chicano community. He gained worldwide recognition when he was nominated in 1979 for the Nobel Peace ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Symbolism of The House on Mango Street

The House on Mango Street, Sandra Cisneros addresses and develops thethemes of assimilation of the Chicano into American society, stereotypes, and thetreatment of the Chicana within her culture. Thes ... h theexperiences of Esperanza, a young Chicana character. The American society has tried tomake the Chicano fir into its culture and make him follow its way of doing things. TheChicano has also 'volun ...

(2 pages) 138 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The History of Gangs in America.

a black member or two, the gang members are typically of one ethnic group, Hispanic, which includes Chicanos, Mexicans, El Salvadorians, Cubans, South Americans, and all other Spanish speaking countri ... have to kill to get in and die to get out. Unfortunately, it has more than an ample number of young Chicanos who are more than ready to join.The Nuestra Familia is a prison gang made up of largely inm ...

(9 pages) 14374 1 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Mexican Americans.

Mexican Americans are also known as Chicanos, Xicanos, Mexicanos, La Raza, and Mex-Americans. While the term Chicano has gone in and out ...

(2 pages) 148 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Short Essays on Borderlands, Bernal Diaz, and Protests

and truth. Tenochtitlan was the capital cities of the Aztec people, whose ancestors are now know as Chicanos. The Chicano activists are greatly inspired by Diaz's description. It tells them about the ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

California Lt. Gov. Cruz Bustamante and MeCha

article is linked to a group MEChA, when he was in college. MEChA stands for Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan. They believe that the Federal government is campaigning to pacify and assimilate ... aspect of their important existence.These factors have made it necessary for Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztl²n to affirm their philosophy of liberation for educational, socioeconomic, and ...

(2 pages) 16 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Chicanos' today in america

Chapter nine's focus in Vigil's From Indians to Chicanos is on the breakup and transformation of the social order. It is broken down into the Civil ... and transformation of the social order. It is broken down into the Civil Rights Ferment, the 1960s Chicano Movement, and concludes with the 1970s and beyond. With some more emphasized than others, Vi ... ss. Chicanas were finally embracing feminist viewpoints, knowing that they were twice the minority. Chicanos have a pursuit for social justice, for example, organizing to improve living conditions. Mo ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Chicano Movement Subject: Art Movements

different mediums has always helped to bring awareness and positive messages to the public. In the Chicano movement, many artists (who also helped to found the movement itself) came to the forefront ... present-day society, the struggle for "crossover art" and mainstream success is still present, and Chicano people are still working towards equality. Who and how are the artists and activists represe ...

(7 pages) 134 0 4.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Chicano History

Spring 2004-Final Exam1. The Chicanos suffered a great deal while trying to make a living by working in fields. Farmers have been ... e could always be with him.In Mexican Americans/ American Mexicans, there are many struggles within Chicano culture. From the time that Aztecs were conquered, there was conflict between the native peo ... ates. Once they were in the states their culture was in jeopardy. Many immigrants and American born Chicanos completely "Americanized" in order to try to fit in, because they were not welcomed for who ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.5 Jun/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Dialects Opposed to Languages. Text-Wrestling Essay on Gloria Anzalduas story "How to Tame a Wild Tongue?"

class and slang English, standard Spanish, standard Mexican Spanish, North Mexican Spanish dialect, Chicano Spanish, Tex-Mex, and Pachuco" (166). I think by heterogenous people she means they have man ...

(3 pages) 79 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Immigrant Tragedy in "The Cariboo Caf

this theme along with expressing her political opinions on the treatments of immigrants, especially Chicanos and Latinos. In her short story "The Cariboo Café," Viramontes brings these ideas to ... tions narrated by different individuals tied into the story."The Cariboo Café" is a story of Chicano immigrants and a Central American refugee. Along with these characters is the owner of the C ...

(6 pages) 31 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Mi Familia"

m since it is through them that one may see what is faced by Chicana's in an Anglo-Saxon world. The Chicano's must face several challenges to survive and continue to break though racial barriers. The ... mily is to be a loving and caring mother to her children. She fulfills this role in the traditional Chicano family, but she also triumphs over adversity when she is illegally deported. Maria has to ov ...

(5 pages) 51 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What History Means to Me?

history was all about facts, but now I think differently thanks to Mrs. Lopez. Now that I am taking Chicano/a history I learned that history is the procedure known as the historical method, used to di ... the greatest way of knowing where each human race comes from and how it started. For example, this Chicano/a history class that Mrs. Lopez teach is very interesting because I'm learning how and where ...

(1 pages) 13 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

Rebellious Chicanos

ertainly render a sneak peak into the dwellings of a particular society. The myth of the rebellious Chicanos in America has been an important aspect of many Chicano's history living in America for man ... : The Macho image" and Martin Espada in "The Puerto Rican dummy and the merciful son" first explore Chicano rebellion as a consequence of a rage evolved gradually in response to the exploitations of t ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


c groups. The issue of describing an ethnic group is an obvious problem in our society. "Latino and Chicano," "White and European-American," "Asian and Asian-American," and most other ethnic groups ex ... y to say "Black," I understand the feelings that they have because I also struggle with words like "Chicano" or "Latino." It is often difficult to know the correct term to use for every ethnic group, ...

(6 pages) 39 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running

s, and police discrimination. He quit school many times. The schools had a separation of levels and Chicanos were only given industrial related courses. He was incarcerated and he even tried to commit ... Las Lomas (his hometown) and "The Crazy Life" behind. This book shows the hardships of Chicano teenagers that get involved in gangs, the cruelty of society, the struggle of class mobility ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Maya angelou 3

The readings from "Graduation Day" by: Maya Angelou and "On Becoming A Chicano" by: Richard Rodriguez were different but they the same point across. They were of different ... Maya retained a grasp onto her culture, while Richard lost his even more. He was "..yearning for a Chicano past… ", But could only get it through a museum.They both overcame the adversity of t ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

American History

d the sponsor was the labor union. The film is about the strike for a safe working condition of the Chicano mine workers in New Mexico. In the movie, the strike last about fifteen months until the min ... Earth had to face were the federal laws that America had during that time and the issues about the Chicano and the women in the film that seemed to be a threat to that era.Before the producers began ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Diversity of Hispanic Americans

eligious beliefs and traditions. The most predominant religion among Mexican Americans is Catholic. Chicano English is the term used for the common language of the Mexican American. According to lingu ... xican Americans who know little or no Spanish. Frought says, "It would be a mistake to characterize Chicano English as "learner English", somehow imperfect and non-native. Chicano English is a stable ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community