I n d e x
Abu Ghraib, 144
Adventures of Kiki and El Cruiser, The
(Cisneros), 9–10, 13
African Americans, 2, 57, 83, 88, 176
n. 99, 190 n. 83; vernacular English
of, 88, 91, 92
Aguilar, Bertha: characterization in Zoot
Suit, 104, 105, 106; court testimony
of, 87, 100–103, 183 n. 101
Althusser, Louis, on “state apparatus,”
xiv, 149 nn. 5–6
Alurista (poet), 26–27, 120
American home front: after 9/11,
137–47; in World War II era, xiv, 9,
20, 40, 63, 67; xenophobia on, 64,
88, 140
Americanization, 18, 26, 42, 61; “Ameri-
can identity” and, 45, 50, 58, 88, 94,
185 n. 5. See also nationalism
American studies, 23
Angeleno press, 18, 26, 27, 28, 36;
pachuca in, 38–39, 57, 63, 70–73, 83,
86, 88, 98, 103, 117
Ayres report, 63
Aztecs, 6, 12, 38
Aztlán, 12; Plan Espiritual de Aztlán, 113
baby boomers, 91, 153 n. 38
Baca, Dora, 34; court testimony of, 102,
104, 182 n. 85, 183 n. 114
Baca, Judith F., xvii, xviii–xix, xx, 15,
122–23, 124, 132, 134–35, 136, 157
n. 69
Barrios, Dora, 29, 30, 162 n. 25, 182
n. 85
Bright, John, 31
Brown Berets, 103, 115
Brown v. Board of Education, 14
Calloway, Cabell (“Cab”), 4, 88
caló (pachuco slang), xii–xiv; masculinity
and, 91–94; origins of, 83–87
carnalismo, 113, 119, 187 n. 39
Castellano, Olivia, 120
cha-cha, xx, 150 n. 11
Chávez, César, 112
Chávez, Delia (“Dee”), 25, 28, 47, 48,
49, 50, 51–52, 59, 189 n. 71
Chicana/Chicano: identity of, xvii, 8,
13, 16, 17, 22–23, 26, 85, 107, 109,
113, 123, 134, 160 n. 109; as term,
xxv, 12
Chicana/Chicano Studies, xxi, 8, 9, 13,
28, 56; intellectuals and writers, 84,
89, 109
Chicana feminism, 7–8, 12, 155 n. 51;
cultural production and, 51, 79, 111,
114, 133
Chicanismo, 21, 28, 113
Chicano family: in artistic production,
118–19, 131–34, 146; ideology of,
113–15, 117
Chicano movement (cultural produc-
tion), ix, xiv, xv, xvii; feminist cri-
tiques of, 7–9; pachuca imagery in,
23, 58, 80–81, 94, 110, 119–36, 153
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