Interests

Social anthropology, ethnicity, gender, oral history/oral traditions, legal anthropology, immigration, Chicano studies: US/Mexican culture, Latin America, and Mexico-Neoliberalism.

AVAILABLE BOOKS

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BOOK AWARDS

NACCS Book Award 2013, for Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History.

“Outstanding Academic Book” award by CHOICE for Recovering History, Constructing Race: The Indian, Black, and White History of Mexican Americans (December 2002).

"Outstanding Academic Book” award by CHOICE for The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California (December 1996).

The Gustavus Meyers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America for The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California (December 1996).

Books and Recent Publications

Menchaca, Martha. 2011. Naturalizing Mexican Immigrants: A Texas History. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Menchaca, Martha. 2001. Recovering History, Constructing Race: The Indian, Black, and White Roots of Mexican Americans. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

Menchaca, Martha. 1995. The Mexican Outsiders: A Community History of Marginalization and Discrimination in California. Austin, TX: The University of Texas Press.

De La Garza, Rodolfo, Martha Menchaca, and Louis DeSipio (eds). 1994. Barrio Ballots: Latino Politics in the 1990 Elections. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Menchaca, Martha. The Social Climate of the Birthright Movement in the United States. Chicana/Latina Studies: The Journal of MALCS. In press.

Menchaca, Martha. 2008. The Anti-Miscegenation History of the American Southwest. Cultural Dynamics, 20:279-311.