This research project studies the experience of communities living on the border between the U.S and Mexico. Drawing upon Gloria Anzaldua and other Chicana/o scholars, the project explores how power interacts with and shapes one’s identity, citizenship, and nationality. Though a considerable amount of historical research about the communities living on the southern border exists, their fluid, hybrid, and gendered aspects are overlooked and understudied. This project is essential because identity politics are a popular topic nowadays. Thus, understanding how identity is constructed through the lens of power is critical.
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