Chicana Leadership The Frontiers Reader

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Published by University of Nebraska Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cultural studies,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Social conditions,
  • Leadership,
  • U.S. - Political And Civil Rights Of Women,
  • U.S. Ethnic Politics,
  • Social Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • USA,
  • Mexican American women,
  • General,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • History / Latin America,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Ethnic identity,
  • Political activity

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsYolanda Flores Niemann (Editor), Susan Armitage (Editor), Patricia Hart (Editor), Karen Weathermon (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7906170M
ISBN 100803283822
ISBN 109780803283824

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