Making the Case for New Chicano/a Studies: Recovering Our Alienated Selves

  title={Making the Case for New Chicano/a Studies: Recovering Our Alienated Selves},
  author={Jos{\'e} F. Aranda},
  journal={Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory},
  pages={127 - 158}
  • J. F. Aranda
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literature, Culture, and Theory
����� I hicano/a studies is, and has been, moving in directions that ' are decidedly at odds from its origins in the Chicano/a Movement. While much of Chicano/a studies' ethical, political, and philosophical base remains the same—attention to the historic consequences ofMexican Americans' minority status within the United States—recent scholarship in history and literature has nevertheless opened the field to questions that challenge its institutional foundations. Today, the field is dominated… Expand
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