Category Archives: Hispanic American Studies

Tijuana: Stories on the Border

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What occupations did they take part in: Nigerians are among the most well-educated immigrant groups living in America (see below) and as a result, they are present in significant numbers in the most prestigious professions including medicine, law, and as university faculty. The new estimate suggests that 390,000 out of nearly 1 million same-sex couples are married. As population densities increase, so do aggressive interactions between individuals (even when food and shelter are unlimited).

A House Alive with Words: Stories from the ABC Program, a

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Immigration: Contemporary Trends (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003); and Katherine M. Integrated marches through Chicago expose hatreds and fears no less virulent than the Mississippi Klan's, but King's 1966 settlement with Mayor Richard Daley does not gain the kind of national response that generated victories from Birmingham and Selma. Yet a growing body of literature supports this finding, and is the reason why we give social factors a weighting of 40% in the County Health Rankings model.

Light in the Dark/Luz en lo Oscuro: Rewriting Identity,

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By contrast, approximately 7 million workers in the private sector are gay or transgender. Additionally, African Americans had the lowest workplace fatality rate among those groups in 2010. 16 Black workers experience high numbers of non-fatal injuries and illnesses in several occupations that are known to have high injury rates including nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants; non-construction laborers, and truck drivers. 17 In 2010, African Americans accounted for 12.0 percent of all private sector nonfatal occupation injuries and illness that involved days away from work. 18 That rate exceeded their prevalence among all private sector wage and salary workers (10.6 percent).

Chicanos in a Changing Society: From Mexican Pueblos to

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Earley CJ, Kittner SJ, Feeser BR, Gardner J, Epstein A, Wozniak MA, Wityk R, Stern BJ, Price TR, Macko RF, Johnson C, Sloan MA, Buchholz D. Caution must be exercised in generalizing data from one location to another because wide variations may exist. Roybal (1916–2005) became an influential politician at the grass-roots level, and rose to national prominence when he was elected to Congress in 1962. At least one-third of Latino families lack health insurance; many Latino children rarely see a doctor, dentist, or optometrist, and so they often go to school with toothaches, uncorrected vision problems, and untreated chronic health problems (Berliner, 2009).

Rethinking the Chicano Movement (American Social and

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Please complete this form to join our mailing list. * Denotes a required field. Objective: The question addressed in this review is whether aggregate alcohol advertising increases alcohol consumption among college students. Age and ethnicity among hospitalized alcoholics: A nationwide study. Data are collected from a sample of 50,000 to 60,000 households through personal and telephone interviews. Of these, approximately 46 percent said they were NHPI alone, and 54 percent identified as NHPI in combination with other races.

Persistent Inequality: Contemporary Realities in the

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Some examples of additional screening questions we frequently recommend to our clients include: In what language do you think or process information? Not all patients from diverse populations conform to commonly known culture-specific behaviors, beliefs, and actions. Education and school funding policies can exacerbate these opportunity gaps. Hispanic marketing accounts for 20 percent of the agency's total business, said Laura Sonderup, director of Hispanidad.

The Chicana/o Cultural Studies Forum: Critical and

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Instead, theirs is a path of acculturation. S.-born Hispanics than foreign-born Hispanics — 43 versus 50 percent. S. states along the southern border has a circular aspect, as immigrants are returning to former lands of the Spanish Empire. Most of us are convinced that sending more funds and public support toward healthy food and exercise would do more to improve health than sending those funds toward high-cost medications or surgeries.

William Henry Hudson: Life, Literature and Science

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Such suits are complex, time consuming, and resource-intensive. The table shows that 33 percent of immigrant households with at least one working person still use the welfare system. Prerequisite(s): Two 200-level LALS courses; junior standing or above or consent of the instructor. 3 OR 4 hours. The discipline continues to evolve as to the intellectual, political, and social aspects of African American Studies, and how the discipline will advance knowledge about African Americans for the future.

My Life as a Colombian Revolutionary: Reflections of a

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While a 10% prevalence of depression among U. By 1990, about two-thirds of all American Indians ages 25 or older were high school graduates. Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition. Not since 1850 has the majority of California's population been Hispanic. This review focused on English-language papers published over the past several decades. Yet a smaller percentage of minority students than non-Hispanic whites graduate from high school. Virtually all applicants accepted regardless of high school rank or test scores.

Shaping the Political Arena: Critical Junctures, the Labor

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In the end, many Chicanos and Chicanas were injured, and Los Angeles Times reporter Rubén Salazar (1928–1970) was killed when Los Angeles Sheriff deputies fired a tear gas canister into a crowded bar hitting Salazar in the head. Of all the Latino groups, Cubans are the most regionally concentrated, with nearly 70 percent of the population in Florida. On the other hand, sustained low fertility rates can lead to an aging population and, in the long run, may place burdens on the economy and social services, because the pool of younger workers responsible for supporting the elderly accounts for a relatively smaller share of the population. [3] Tracking age-specific and race/ethnicity-specific trends in fertility and birth rates also provides information on the divergent needs of different population groups.