Chicana/o Studies's Two Paths

@article{PrezTorres2013ChicanaoST,
  title={Chicana/o Studies's Two Paths},
  author={R. P{\'e}rez-Torres},
  journal={American Literary History},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={683 - 692}
}
Chicana/o studies travels along two paths. One is guided by instrumental pragmatism and outcome. The other pursues an introspective interrogation of knowledge and process. These two tracks very often cross, many times collide, and overall seldom coexist peacefully. The pragmatic view takes an oppositional stance, one premised on the idea that a community (that oft-invoked and ill-defined condition of social/moral cohesion by which special area programs are judged) must intervene in the… Expand

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