Dissonant Divas In Chicana Music

Author: Deborah R. Vargas
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 0816673160
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Explores the resounding musical performances of Mexican American women such as Chelo Silva, Eva Ybarra, Eva Garza, and Selena within Tejano/Chicano music

De Onda

Author: Joseph Itiel
Publisher: Intl Wavelength
ISBN:
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This guidebook examines Mexican culture & customs, especially as they pertain to gays. It contains practical advice regarding health & safety for the gay traveler. A special section called "A Personal Journal," describes in detail some of Mexico's "Silver cities" - Morelia, Queretaro, San Miguel Allende, Guanajuato, San Luis Potosi & Zacatecas. In this section the author also discusses the pluses & minuses of a gay person retiring in Mexico. In addition to a detailed list of gay meeting places throughout the entire republic, there are special chapters dealing with gay life in Acapulco & Mexico City. The book includes maps & photos. The chapter on Mexican sexuality is written by Max Mejilla, a Mexican gay leader. Available from International Wavelength, Inc.; 2215-R Market Street, "829; San Francisco, CA 94114; USA; Tel. (415) 749-1100; FAX (415) 928-1165. Also available: Philippine Diary: A Gay Guide to the Philippines by Joseph Itiel & The Men of Thailand by Eric Allyn. These are the only gay guides dedicated exclusively to these countries.

Jos Agust N

Author: June C. D. Carter
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Que Onda

Author: Cynthia L. Bejarano
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816526864
Size: 62.61 MB
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Angel was born in Arizona and is part of the in-crowd. She likes clubbing, dancing, and going to car shows. Betzayra is from Mexico City and, despite polio-related disabilities, is the confident group leader of the Mexican girls. Arturo is also from Mexico City; he dresses more fashionably than most other boys and is taunted by the Chicanos. Evelyn was born in Arizona, but her mother was from Mexico and she hangs out with Mexican kids because she thinks theyÕre nicer than Chicanos. How these and some two dozen other young Latinas and Latinos interact forms the basis of a penetrating new study of identity formation among Mexican-origin border youths, taking readers directly into their world to reveal the labyrinth they navigate to shape their identities. For Latina/o adolescents who already find life challenging, the borderland is a place that presents continual affirmations of and contradictions about identityÑquestions of who is more Mexican than American or vice versa. This book analyzes the construction of Mexicana/o and Chicana/o identities through a four-year ethnographic study in a representative American high school. It reveals how identity politics impacts young peopleÕs forms of communication and the cultural spaces they occupy in the school setting. By showing how identities are created and directly influenced by the complexities of geopolitics and sociocultural influences, it stresses the largely unexplored divisions among youths whose identities are located along a wide continuum of ÒMexicanness.Ó Through in-depth interviews and focus groups with both Mexicana/o and Chicana/o students, Cynthia Bejarano explores such topics as the creation of distinct styles that reinforce differences between the two groups; the use of language to further distinguish themselves from one another; and social stratification perpetuated by internal colonialism and the ÒOtheringÓ process. These and other issues are shown to complicate how Latinas/os ethnically identify as Mexicanas/os or Chicanas/os and help explain how they get to this point. In contrast to research that views identity as a reflection of immigration or educational experiences, this study embraces border theory to frame the complex and conflicted relations of adolescents as a result of their identity-making processes. This intimate glimpse into their lives provides valuable information about the diversity among youths and their constant efforts to create, define, and shape their identities according to cultural and social structures.

Esultanza Dell Onda

Author: Michele Stuppiello
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1470931117
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Perceptions Of Morality

Author: John K. Onda
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450242383
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Mary Valone is thinking about resigning from her position as medical secretary at Valleyview General Hospital. A saga surrounds the hospital and its executive director, whose swift rise to power has left countless bitter enemies in its wake. As her devoted son John urges her to retire early, Anthony DeTorrio is busy proving that he always gets what he wants. When Mary begins experiencing back pain, her doctor diagnoses her with a serious infectiona decision that propels John and his mother into a web of deceit, misdiagnoses, and vindictiveness directed by none other than DeTorrio himself. As John attempts to reignite a romantic relationship he lost once before, he realizes that someone wants his mother dead and decides nothing will stop him from finding vengeance for the inhumane treatment she has received. His journey to the truth takes him from western Pennsylvania to the glamour of fabulous Las Vegas and back again, leading him to answers no one would have ever expected. Perceptions of Morality is a strikingly candid tale of medical malpractice and retribution encompassing unscrupulous doctors, a corrupt hospital administration, and a civil case like no other.

Beware The Kamiki Brothers 3

Author: Yuji Onda
Publisher: Kodansha America LLC
ISBN: 1642122793
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Iroha is nominated as class leader for an upcoming sleepaway class field trip. She finds herself paired with the class leader from Souichirou’s class, Kido. The problem is...he’s hot too!Souichirou is watching them, and starts to feel things for Iroha that hadn’t been there before. And between all three of them, sparks fly on the field trip. But who will come out on top on their quests for Iroha’s heart? Souichirou or Kido?

Beware The Kamiki Brothers 2

Author: Yuji Onda
Publisher: Kodansha America LLC
ISBN: 1642122416
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The longer they live together, the shorter the distance becomes between Iroha and the Kamiki brothers. There are rumors of Souichirou dating the prettiest girl in school, Kana Morishita. On the same day as Souichirou’s date, Iroha and Toujirou go to a cake buffet to eat their troubles away. But Iroha can’t seem to stop thinking about Souichirou...

Beware The Kamiki Brothers 1

Author: Yuji Onda
Publisher: Kodansha America LLC
ISBN: 1642122203
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High school freshman Iroha’s life is about to change. Her mother just got remarried, and they’re both moving in with her new partner and his sons. The elder son is really hot, but he’s far from normal… And together with his cute younger brother, she’s now stuck with them both morning, noon, and night! The mean elder brother and Iroha just can’t see eye to eye, and as the distance between all three of them decreases, cohabitation has never been so heart-poundingly exciting!