9780815336310

Colegio Cesar Chavez, 1973-1983: A Chicano Struggle for Educational Self-Determination

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815336310

  • ISBN10:

    0815336314

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-10-25
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

This work illuminates the founding and brief existence of Colegio Cesar Chavez , founded in the Pacific Northwest in 1973. The work is set within a national and regional context. Colegio Cesar Chavez holds a unique niche in Chicano social and educational history, due to its strong Chicano philosophical roots, alternative educational model, and geographical location. The work highlights the socio-political milieu and issues contributing to the rise and demise of this bold Chicano educational experiment. The history of Colegio Cesar Chavez tells the story of a Chicano struggle for educational and self determination."

Table of Contents

List of Figures
ix
List of Illustrations
xi
Preface xiii
Introduction
3(6)
Description of Study
6(2)
Notes
8(1)
Social and Historical Context
9(18)
The Chicano Movement
9(9)
Watershed Period for Higher Education Innovation
18(4)
The Quest for Equal Opportunity
22(2)
Notes
24(3)
How It All Began
27(6)
Background
27(3)
Notes
30(3)
A Collective Dream Realized The Birth of Colegio Cesar Chavez
33(30)
Founders
35(1)
Institutional Mission and Philosophy
36(4)
Curriculum
40(1)
Administration, Faculty, Students and Community
41(11)
Summary
52(1)
Notes
53(10)
Fading Dreams and Hopes: Colegio's Decline and Demise
63(42)
A Lack of Financial Base
63(3)
Colegio's Legal Battles
66(14)
Internal Politics and Conflict
80(8)
Enrollment
88(3)
Leadership
91(2)
A Non-traditional Institution
93(1)
National Trends
94(5)
Summary
99(1)
Notes
100(5)
Conclusion and Insights for Chicano College Promoters
105(18)
Conclusion: ``Was Colegio Doomed to Fail?
105(2)
Insights to Future Promters
107(7)
Concluding Remarks
114(1)
Notes
115(2)
Appendices
A. Research Tools and Methodology
117(3)
B. Interview Consent Form
120(3)
Bibliography 123(6)
Index 129

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