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ix Contents Note on Terminology xi Preface xiii Introduction: Chicana/o Studies and the Whiteness Problem; or, Toward a Mapping of Whiteness on the Border 1 1. What Did They Call Them after They Called Them “Greasers”? A Genealogy and Taxonomy of the Mexican Other 33 2. “They Are Coming to Conquer Us!” The Nativist Aztlán, and the Fears and Fantasies of Whiteness 73 3. With Friends Like These: The Supremacist Logic of Saviorism 107 4. Deep in the Heart of Whiteness: White Desire and the Political Potential of Love 155 Conclusion: Imagining and Working toward Gringostroika 199 Notes 217 Bibliography 247 Index 263 About the Author 267 ...


Subject Headings

  • Mexican Americans -- Race identity.
  • Mexicans -- United States -- Race identity.
  • Whites -- United States -- Race identity.
  • Mexican Americans in popular culture -- United States.
  • Chicano movement.
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology).
  • Racism -- United States.
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
  • Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
  • United States -- Race relations.
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