By Edward J. McCaughan
McCaughan argues that the social energy of activist artists emanates from their skill to impress humans to determine, imagine, and act in cutting edge methods. Artists, he claims, support to create visible languages and areas during which activists can think and practice new collective identities and different types of significant citizenship. The artists' paintings that he discusses is still very important today—in activities hard fuller democratic rights and social justice for operating humans, girls, ethnic groups, immigrants, and sexual minorities all through Mexico and the us. Integrating insights from scholarship at the cultural politics of illustration with structural analyses of particular old contexts, McCaughan expands our knowing of social movements.
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Art and Social Movements: Cultural Politics in Mexico and Aztlán by Edward J. McCaughan