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dc.contributor.author Lopez, Ronald W. en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-24-21T18:28:12Z en
dc.date.available 2013-01-14T22:25:39Z en
dc.date.issued 2009 en
dc.identifier.citation Lopez, Ronald W. "Community Resistance and Conditional Patriotism in Cold War Los Angeles: the Battle for Chavez Ravine." Latino Studies 7.4 (2009): 457-79. Print. en
dc.identifier.issn 1476-3435‎ en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.1/1599 en
dc.description Published by and copyright by Palgrave Macmillan. This is a post-peer-review, pre-copyedit version of an article published in Latino Studies. The definitive publisher-authenticated version of "Community Resistance and Conditional Patriotism in Cold War Los Angeles: the Battle for Chavez Ravine" is available at http://www.palgrave-journals.com/lst/journal/v7/n4/full/lst200938a.html en
dc.description.abstract This article examines the resistance to displacement of residents of Chavez Ravine, Los Angeles, a community slated to be razed for a public housing project in the post-war era (1950–1953). Community women, mostly Mexican American, overtly identified themselves as patriotic wives and daughters of veterans who were entitled to keep their homes and live in peace. They declared that their patriotism was conditional, and that the seizure of their homes and destruction of their community threatened the basis of their patriotism; displacement, they suggested, might radicalize them. While their efforts to preserve the Chavez Ravine community were unsuccessful, they influenced local politics and became a lasting symbol of Chicano displacement and resistance. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Latino Studies en
dc.subject Chavez Ravine en
dc.subject conditional patriotism en
dc.subject Mexican Americans en
dc.subject discourse of resistance en
dc.subject displacement en
dc.subject eviction en
dc.title Community Resistance and Conditional Patriotism in Cold War Los Angeles: The Battle for Chavez Ravine en
dc.type Article en
dc.relation.journal Latino Studies en
dc.contributor.sonomaauthor Lopez, Ronald W. en


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