Chicanas and Higher Education: Three Decades of Literature and Thought

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Abstract

The severe under representation of Chicanas in higher education reveals the need to chronicle the evolution of the field of Chicanas and higher education. This article highlights key studies and significant events related to the field of Chicanas and higher education for three decades, beginning with the 1970s and ending with the 1990s. The author synthesizes the schools of thought influential for each decade and concludes with a summary and recommendations for further research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-234
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Hispanic Higher Education
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2005

Keywords

  • Chicana
  • Chicanas
  • Hispanic
  • Latinas
  • Mexican
  • Mexican American women
  • colleges and universities
  • females
  • higher education
  • women
  • women of color

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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