Gringo Justice: Catholicism in American Culture

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Gringo Justice is a comprehensive analysis and interpretation of the experiences of the Chicano people with the legal and judicial system in the United States. Beginning in 1848 and working to the present, a theory of Gringo justice is developed and applied to specific areas-displacement from the land, vigilantes and social bandits, the border, the police, gangs, and prisons. A basic issue addressed is how the image of Chicanos as bandits or criminals has persisted in various forms.

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Document Type
  • Book

Alternate Title
  • Gringo Justice

Author
  • Alfredo Mirandé

Date Created
  • 2016-03-15

Extent
  • 240 pages

ISBN
  • 9780268087197

  • 9780268086978

Publisher
  • University of Notre Dame Press

Publication Date
  • 1994-03-25

Subject
  • History

  • Border

  • Conflict

  • Displacement

  • Mexico

  • International Relations

  • United States

  • Justice

  • Latin America

Subject (Library of Congress)
  • Discrimination in criminal justice administration–United States–History

  • Mexican Americans–Civil rights–History

  • Mexican Americans–History

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  • English

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