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Chicano Popular Culture, Second Edition
Que Hable el Pueblo
By Charles M. Tatum
312 pp. / 6.00 x 9.00 / 2017
Paper (978-0-8165-3652-8) [s]
  - The Mexican American Experience

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  - Latina and Latino Studies

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Since 2001, Charles M. Tatum's Chicano Popular Culture has offered a window into popular culture among Americans of Mexican descent. Chicano Popular Culture, Second Edition provides a
A great introduction to Chican@ cultural behavior and representation. I have found few books that provide the same quality of survey with clear examples of cultural expressions.

—Eric Romero, New Mexico Highlands University

A well-presented update of a great resource for students of Chicana/o Studies. From Selena to The House on Mango Street to bathtub tributes to La Virgen de Guadalupe, you get a glimpse into the culture of the Southwest.

—Jose F. Quintana, Metropolitan State University of Denver

fascinating, timely, and accessible introduction to Chicano cultural expression and representation.

New sections discuss music, with an emphasis on hip-hop and rap; cinema and filmmakers; media, including the contributions of Jorge Ramos and María Hinojosa; and celebrations and other popular traditions, including quinceañeras, cincuentañeras, and César Chávez Day.

In addition, Tatum has updated and expanded each chapter, with significant revisions in the following areas:

  • "Suggested Readings" for each chapter

  • Chicanas in the Chicano Movement and Chicanos since the Chicano Movement

  • Popular literature, including new material on Denise Chávez, Luis J. Rodríguez, Alfredo Vea, Luis Alberto Urrea, Richard Rodríguez, and Juan Felipe Herrera

  • Theoretical approaches to popular culture, including the perspectives of Norma Cantú, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Pancho McFarland, Michelle Habell-Pallán, and Víctor Sorell

Featuring clear examples, an engaging writing style, and helpful discussion questions, Chicano Popular Culture, Second Edition invites readers to discover and enjoy Mexican American popular culture.

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