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Ethnic Studies Review (2009) 32 (2): 24–51.
Published: 01 January 2009
...MaryEllen Garcia The term caló is well-known within many Mexican American communities as a bilingual slang that is one of several speech styles in the community repertoire, closely associated with Pachuco groups of the U.S. Southwest that came to prominence in the 1940's. But the term caló predates...
Ethnic Studies Review (2007) 30 (1): 125–134.
Published: 01 January 2007
... the word “borderland” to refer to the meeting of two cultures, and she defines the borderland as a “place of contradictions. Hatred, anger and exploitation are the prominent features of this landscape” (n.p.). While Anzaldua's discussion focuses on the borderland encountered by Mexican Americans, she...