Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

A historical analysis on the chicano movement and its influence on educating chicanos to advocate for social justice
by Fontan, Sara R., M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 88; 1490380
Abstract (Summary)

This historical analysis examined the influence the Chicano Movement had on Chicanos about their civil rights in order to create equality and advocate for social justice. This historical thesis includes a discussion and findings related to the events that took place during the Chicano Movement such as Chicano student demonstrations, leadership, inequalities and biases which educated Chicanos on how to advocate for social justice to create change in their community and in education policy. The study includes implications for social workers practice. Specifically, ways for social workers to advocate for change in the Chicano community and education policy today are also discussed.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Gurrola, Maria
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/04M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work
Publication Number: 1490380
ISBN: 978-1-124-54850-0
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