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Irene I Blea

IRENE I. BLEA is the former Chairperson of the Chicano Studies Department, California State University, Los Angeles. A leading scholar in the field, Professor Blea published four earlier volumes with Praeger, Toward a Chicano Social Science (1988),La Chicana and the Intersection of Race, Class, and Gender (1991), Researching Chicano Communities (1995), and U.S. Chicanas and Latinas Within a Global Context (1997).