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Armando Navarro is a political scientist and professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Riverside. He has three decades of experience in community organizing and advocacy, dealing with local, state, national, and international social justice issues that affect Latinos. His previous books include Mexicano Political Experience in Occupied Aztlán,La Raza Unida Party, and The Cristal Experiment.
Chapter 1 Preface
Chapter 2 Introduction: The Immigration Crisis
Chapter 3 Chapter One: Exodus to the New World (40,000 B.C. - 1930s)
Chapter 4 Chapter Two: Re-Mexicanization of Aztlán (1848-1940)
Chapter 5 Chapter Three: Re-Start of the Migrant Exodus (1942-1964)
Chapter 6 Chapter Four: Third Phase of the Migrant Exodus (1965-1989)
Chapter 7 Chapter Five: Fourth Phase of the Migrant Exodus (1990-1999)
Chapter 8 Chapter Six: Rise of Nativist Vigilantes and Militias (1999-2004)
Chapter 9 Chapter Seven: The Minutemen Project (2005-2007)
Chapter 10 Chapter Eight: Nativist Anti-Immigrant Hate Groups On Rise (2005-2007)
Chapter 11 Chapter Nine: Mexicanos Respond to the Rancher Vigilante and Militia Crisis (2000-2005)
Chapter 12 Chapter Ten: NAHR's Response to the Raids &Minutemen Project (2004-2005)
Chapter 13 Chapter Eleven: Rise of the Nativist Legislative Surge (2004-2007)
Chapter 14 Chapter Twelve: Rise of the Movimiento Pro-Migrante (2006)
Chapter 15 Chapter Thirteen: Decline of MPM and its Mobilizations (2006-2007)
Chapter 16 Epilogue: The Immigration Crisis: What Now?
Navarro's lifetime activist experience in Chicano/Latino right movements enlivens the text with rare insight, personal reflections, and primary source material from his own meeting notes. Recommended.
— Choice Reviews, November 2009
Armando Navarro has written a most needed and valuable study of the historical origins of Mexican migration to the United States and its continuing importance. This is a must-read for both concerned citizens and policy makers.
— Mario T. Garcia, University of California at Santa Barbara; author of Desert Immigrants: The Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920
Navarro skillfully captures the tensions caused by the changing America….The book's greatest value is its encyclopedic quality. It will be reference by scholars of Chicano/a studies and the growing field of immigration studies.
— Western Historical Quarterly, Fall 2010