Rethinking the Borderlands: Between Chicano Culture and Legal Discourse

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Challenging the long-cherished notion of legal objectivity in the United States, this book argues that Chicano history has been consistently shaped by racially biased, combative legal interactions. The book is an insightful and provocative exploration of the ways Chicano and Chicana artists, writers, musicians and filmmakers engage this history in order to resist the disenfranchising effects of legal institutions, including the prison and the court. Gutierrez-Jones examines the process by which Chicanos have become ...

Rethinking the Borderlands: Between Chicano Culture and Legal Discourse 1995, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520085794

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Rethinking the Borderlands: Between Chicano Culture and Legal Discourse 1995, University of California Press, Berkerley

ISBN-13: 9780520085787

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