Research Reports and Working Papers

Frijoles in the Making. Photo by Catherine S. Ramírez.

CLRC affiliates produce new knowledge and engage our world via their research.  When published, our work adds to public debate, informs policy, and is used as a teaching tool at and beyond UC Santa Cruz.

The CLRC maintains an archive of research reports and working papers dating back to 1993.


Research Reports

CLRC Research Repot No. 5 (2013)
Movilización Cívica de la Juventud Latina:  Ampliando el Electorado en California Central
Voluntarios para la Promoción de Participación Cívica (VICE)
Jonathan Fox, et al.

CLRC Research Report No. 4 (2013)
Latino Youth Civic Mobilization:  Broadening the Electorate in Central California
Volunteers Increasing Civic Engagement (VICE)
Jonathan Fox, et al.

CLRC Research Report No. 3 (2010)
Trends in Latino Graduation Rates at the University of California:  UC Santa Cruz in Comparative Context, 1989-2008
Sarah Curtis and Jonathan Fox

CLRC Research Report No. 2 (2009)
End of Chicanismo:  Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez's Dirty Girls
Catherine S. Ramírez

CLRC Research Report No. 1 (2009)
Subnational Economic Nationalism:  Peru in the Wake of Liberalization and Decentralization
Kent Eaton


Working Papers

CLRC Working Paper No. 38 (2004)
"Catering Authenticity:  Ethnicity and Representation in Mexican Restaurants"
Marie Sarita Gaytán

CLRC Working Paper No. 37 (2004)
"Translating Indian Resistance:  The Urban Appropriation of Zapatista Political Thought in Mexico City"
Kara Zugman

CLRC Working Paper No. 36 (2001)
"Citizenship Struggles in Transnational Society:  Reflections from the Field in California"
Paul Johnston

CLRC Working Paper No. 35 (2001)
"Literary (Re)mappings:  Autobiographical (Dis)placements by Chicana Writers"
Norma Klahn

CLRC Working Paper No. 34 (2001)
"¿Existe América Latina?  Estrategias transfronterizas en el multiculturalismo"
Guillermo Delgado-P.

CLRC Working Paper No. 33 (2000)
"Cultural Twins and National Others:  Literacy Allegories of Interlatino/a Subjectivities"
Frances Aparicio

CLRC Working Paper No. 32 (2000)
"Indigenous Women and Transnational Struggles:  Notes on Renarrativized Social Memory"
María Eugenia Choque and Guillermo Delgado-P.

CLRC Working Paper No. 31 (2000)
"Lessons from the Labor Front:  The Coalition for Justice in the Maquiladoras / Lecciones y aprendizajes del frente laboral:  la coalición para la justicia en las maquiladoras"
Heather Williams

CLRC Working Paper No. 30 (2000)
"Brazilian Fiction:  Dislocation and Relocation in a Borderized Nation-Space"
Roland Walter

CLRC Working Paper No. 29 (2000)
"Borderlands:  The Socio-political Dimensions of Gay Latino Community Formation in Greater Los Angeles"
Lionel Cantú

CLRC Working Paper No. 28 (1999)
"Policy Implications of the Restructuring of Frozen Food Production in North America and Its Impact on Watsonville, California"
John Borrego and Patricia Zavella

CLRC Working Paper No. 27 (2000)
"Remapping the Mexican Body in the AIDS Era:  Women Farmworkers in California"
Patricia Zavella and Xóchitl Castañeda

CLRC Working Paper No. 26 (2000)
"Assessing Binational Civil Society Coaliitons:  Lessons from the Mexico-US Experience"
Jonathan Fox

CLRC Working Paper No. 25 (1999)
"Latinos in the California Economy"
Manuel Pastor, Jr.

CLRC Working Paper No. 24 (1999)
"The Transformation of Gender Roles in Migration"
June Nash

CLRC Working Paper No. 23 (1998)
"From Market Membership to Transnational Citizenship?  The Changing Politicization of Transnational Spaces"
Luis Goldring

CLRC Working Paper No. 22 (1998)
"Further Affirmative Action Strategies for Racial and Ethnic Equality in the Jury System:  The Case Study of the Eugene-Bear Lincoln Trial and the Native American Jury"
Hiroshi Fukurai

CLRC Working Paper No. 21 (1998)
"North American Integration and the Tale of Two Cities:  The Restructuring of Food Processing"
John Borrego

CLRC Working Paper No. 20 (1998)
"In Search of Our Lost Citizenship:  Mexican Immigrants, the Right to Vote, and the Transition to Democracy in Mexico"
Jesús Martínez

CLRC Working Paper No. 19 (1998)
"A través de las fronteras étnicas y de género:  vendedoras ambulantes indígenas en Tijuana"
Laura Velasco Ortíz  

CLRC Working Paper No. 18 (1998)
"NAFTA and Regional Agriculture Integration:  Northwest Mexico and California"
David Goodman

CLRC Working Paper No. 17 (1997)
"Living on the Line:  Fear of a Haitian-Dominican Border Dweller"
Carolina González

CLRC Working Paper No. 16 (1997)
"Equality and Difference:  Identity Politics in Brazil"
Rebecca Reichmann

CLRC Working Paper No. 15 (1997)
"Diaspora and Heterocultures:  Spanish-speaking Peoples in the US"
Guillermo Delgado-P.

CLRC Working Paper No. 14 (1997)
"Ambiguous Identities:  Central Americans in Southern California"
Norma Stoltz Chinchilla and Nora Hamilton

CLRC Working Paper No. 13 (1997)
"Haciendo PatriaCharrería and the Formation of a Transnational Mexican Community"
Olga Nájera-Ramírez

CLRC Working Paper No. 12 (1996)
"Pesos, Policies, and Predictions:  Why the Crisis--and Why the Surprise?"
Manuel Pastor, Jr.

CLRC Working Paper No. 11 (1996)
"Plurinationality and Multilocality:  Some Explanations of Identity and Community before and after NAFTA in Mexico and the US"
Ann Kingsolver

CLRC Working Paper No. 10 (1996)
"Cross-border Realities, State Immigration Policies, and Citizenship in the Americas:  The Case of Central American Immigrants and Refugees in the US and Mexico"
Susanne Jonas

CLRC Working Paper No. 9 (1996)
"Immigration into the United States:  Ethics and Inequalities"
John Isbister

CLRC Working Paper No. 8 (1996)
"Globalization, National Culture, and Left Discourse in Mexico"
Edward J. McCaughan

CLRC Working Paper No. 7 (1995)
"Transnational Realities and Anti-immigrant State Policies:  Issues Raised by the Experiences of Central American Immigrants and Refugees in a Tri-national Region"
Susanne Jonas

CLRC Working Paper No. 6 (1996)
"Publics Speaking:  Multiple Perspectives on NAFTA, GATT, and California's Proposition 187 in Mexico and the US"
Ann Kingsolver

CLRC Working Paper No. 5 (1994)
"The Border:  Imagined or Invented, from the Geopolitics of Literature to Nothingness"
Norma Klahn

CLRC Working Paper No. 4 (1993)
"Ethnic Politics and the Popular Movement:  Notes on Decolonizing Politics in Latin America"
Guillermo Delgado-P.

CLRC Working Paper No. 3 (1993)
"Engendering Nationalism:  identity, Discourse, and the Mexican Charro"
Olga Nájera-Ramírez

CLRC Working Paper No. 2 (1993)
"The Mexican Left between the Fall of State Socialism and the Rise of Neoliberalism:  Some Observations"
Edward J. McCaughan

CLRC Working Paper No. 1 (1993)
"Towards Trans-communality, the Highest Stage of Multiculturalism:  Notes on the Future of African-Americans"
John Brown Childs