Publisher: Center for Mexican American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin; 1997 ed. edition (1998)
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Reflexiones is an annual evaluation of the work-in-progress of students affiliated with the heart for Mexican American reports on the collage of Texas at Austin. Reflexiones 1997, the inaugural version, highlights the paintings of students in a variety of disciplines, together with heritage, anthropology, media experiences, and sociology. David Montejano, Director of the heart for Mexican American reviews, opens with a section concerning the artistic ways that Mexican American and African American students, legislators, and electorate fixed a winning reaction to the 5th Circuit Court's Hopwood determination, which banned race as a criterion in admissions to public universities in Texas. Yolanda Padilla, of the varsity of Social paintings, considers the terrible labor-market results of Mexican immigrants. América Rodríguez, of the dept of Radio, tv, & movie, reviews language and sophistication within the racial development of a "Hispanic viewers" for advertisement reasons. José Limon, of the Departments of Anthropology and English, contemplates Selena, sexuality, and larger Mexico. Neil Foley, of the dept of heritage, writes on Mexican american citizens and their "Faustian pact" with whiteness. And Eric Meeks, a doctoral candidate within the division of historical past, discusses political mobilization and Yaqui id in Arizona within the Nineteen Sixties and Nineteen Seventies. jointly, those works in growth supply a shiny cross-section of present study through school and scholars intellectually engaged in problems with quandary to the Mexican American neighborhood and to Latinos through the usa.