Category Archives: Hispanic American Studies

The Politics of Identity in Latin American Censuses

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Again, the available data allow for obtaining a picture only of the AI/AN population residing on reservations where services, including dental services, have been provided by the IHS or contracted to tribes or urban AI/AN organizations. Table 23 shows self-reported language skills based on the 2010 ACS. Census Bureau has data on the social and economic characteristics of students enrolled in the nation’s schools during the month of October 2012. It is true that Mexican "humor is blacker than most."

Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden

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The life of each person with these cancers is shortened by an average of 16.5 years. Should government authorities create programs or other incentives to encourage Hispanic entrepreneurs? That number is expected to rise to $3.6 billion by 2007, according to Hispanic Business Inc., which released "U. Trevino dismisses this issue too lightly (4, p. 70); not only can foreigners legally seek minority status protection under affirmative action (though they are protected against discrimination in employment by the Civil Rights Act of 1866), but also minority status is routinely imposed upon them by employers, whether employees argue to being thus labeled and counted or not.

My Penitente Land: Reflections on Spanish New Mexico

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These immigrants rely on friends and family members to explain, or assist them to access, various services. A meta-analysis statistically combines all the relevant existing studies on a given subject in order to determine the aggregated results of the research. As a result and unlike in the African American community, in which black churches were the base of political activism, Latinos created largely secular organizations, such as the National Council of La Raza and the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, until the rise of faith-based organizations, such as the Alianza de Ministerios Evangélicos Nacionales (AMEN) in 1992 and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference (NHCLC) in 2001, both Latino Protestant Evangelical organizations.

The Texas Revolution and the U.S.-Mexican War: A Concise

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Or, if you prefer, here is the same data in graphical form: The percentage of African-Americans held steady between 16% and 19% for a quarter-century (1972-1996) but has since plummeted by more than half. Assimilation was defined as a virtual assault on the way of life of American ethnic minority groups. According to the report, “Who Are the Remaining Uninsured and Why Haven’t They Signed Up for Coverage?”, white adults now represent a smaller share of the uninsured population and Latinos a larger share.

Rethinking Chicana/o and Latina/o Popular Culture (Future of

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Survey of African American history from its roots in Africa to the end of the 19th century. This cross-disciplinary book brings together twelve essays by the leading scholars of the most significant aspect of the new immigration: Mexican immigration to the United States. Of these, 18,172 (58 percent) are African Americans. The relationship of oral health to the use of dental services is described.

Black-Brown Relations and Stereotypes

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His uncle, opposed to the Maoist guerilla Shining Path, disappeared and was killed in 1989. A survey can provide information about gym membership preferences that draws in more customers. A majority of Mexican immigrants and Mexican Americans relied most frequently on traditional medical beliefs and practices to resolve health problems up through the first decade of the twentieth century. Additional research done by Carranza, You, Chhuon, and Hudley (2009) [80] added support to the idea that high parental expectations were associated with higher achievement levels among Mexican American students.

The Other Side: Fault Lines, Guerrilla Saints, and the True

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But it is worth remembering how much change has occurred in recent decades. Unfortunately, the existing literature is scant on this topic. Students conduct research on these topics, utilizing current research journals and primary sources. The results of a revision of the definition could have serious repercussions for scholarship programs, recruitment efforts and academic enrichment programs. As a result of this reexamination, the number of the Department’s pattern or practice investigations has increased, and the Department has filed an increased number of cases alleging a pattern or practice of discrimination.

Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

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Prerequisite(s): Two 200-level courses; junior standing or above or consent of the instructor. 3 hours. Even the United States government has facilitated racial profiling. An estimated 0.7% of adults ages 18 to 24, 0.6% of adults ages 25 to 64, and 0.5% of adults ages 65 and older identify as transgender. Many of the participants were arrested, but their sentiments were publicized (Meier, p. 227). This compares to about one-in-three (29%) among Mexican immigrants.

Yemoja: Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina

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The cry was unity: communists and African Americans, 1917-36. I encourage you to visit the CACI website and Acorn microsite, which contain many other useful resources, and offer useful demographics analysis functionality free online, including a certain level of free demographics reporting by specified area, in addition to chargeable demographic reporting (by postcode, etc), based on the ACORN UK demographic classifications.

Understories: The Political Life of Forests in Northern New

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Information on the legislative, judicial, administrative or other measures that give effect to the provisions of article 4 of the Convention, in particular measures taken to give effect to the undertaking to adopt immediate and positive measures designed to eradicate all incitement to, or acts of, racial discrimination, in particular: 1. However, even third-generation Hispanics are 17 percent more likely than what this table calls the “general population” to want big government and more handouts.