IDEAS home Printed from
MyIDEAS: Log in (now much improved!) to save this article

Las aportaciones culturales de los Chicanos a los espacios que habitan en Estados Unidos

Listed author(s):
  • García Gossio, María Ileana
Registered author(s):

    It is customary in the US for the WASP Notion (White Anglo Sax and Protestant) to be bound to the principles and ideals of what the North American nation shall be; Nevertheless, WASP Nation manifestations aren't the sole expression, for indigenous/native nations, such as those from Mexico, Africa, Asia, etc., will be found there as well. Several times, upon such multicultural scene in the country, and in the absence of inter-culture public policy, the aforementioned groups have belligerently reacted to opposition and assimilation attempts which were aimed to their cultural behavior. One instance of such counter-culture reaction is the Chicanos, as opposed to the generic notion of Hispanics. Chicanos have recovered, from the very social set they are immersed in, inhabitation-enabling elements for their urban environment, by means of factors which supply for cultural identity, hence citizenship awareness. Attention is brought to "Barrio Logan", a mostly Mexican-populated working class neighborhood in San Diego, CA. in the US: Cultural expressions in the Barrio's own urban environment have provided specific contributions to its Culture identity (which his neither Mexican nor WASP, but something distinct: Chicano) inside the United States, by retrieving Mexican items into activities like public park design, as well as in houses, restaurants, churches, mercados (flea-markets), etc.

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    File URL:
    Download Restriction: no

    Article provided by Entelequia y Grupo (Universidad de Málaga) in its journal Entelequia. Revista Interdisciplinar.

    Volume (Year): (2008)
    Issue (Month): 6 (Spring)
    Pages: 63-72

    in new window

    Handle: RePEc:erv:ancoec:y:2008:i:6:p:63-72
    Contact details of provider: Web page:

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:erv:ancoec:y:2008:i:6:p:63-72. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Lisette Villamizar)

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    This information is provided to you by IDEAS at the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis using RePEc data.