Category Archives: Hispanic American Studies

Queer Ricans: Cultures and Sexualities in the Diaspora

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The largest change is for maternal rubella (Table 14). If diagnosed with a serious illness, a man may keep the illness from loved ones as long as possible for fear of burdening them. Board of Education school desegregation cases. Back in 1952, school officials were overwhelmed when the first Boomers arrived at the schoolhouse door. Each snapshot demonstrates the mixture of motivations that led to a particular enumeration; taken together, they show how the categorizations of all groups collectively created and transformed a system of racial classification.

Texas Mexican Americans and Postwar Civil Rights

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Yet spending on American K-12 public Education is at an all-time high. Among the researchers in this issue who have amassed considerable information with a specific name or a specific regional area, look in this issue for a possible CD by Crispin Rendon who has gathered 114,525 records, most are North Mexico/ South Texas families. DVD X6994 Golden Cage: A Story of California's Farmworkers. He lays out a nuanced analysis of the persistence of racial inequality and structural disadvantages, and the ways that whites and blacks continue to see the same problems—the disastrous response to Katrina being a prime example—through completely different, race-inflected lenses.

Cornbread and Cuchifritos: Ethnic Identity Politics,

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Epidemiologic studies depression scale among Mexican-Americans and non-Hispanic whites. Hypertension or high blood pressure was defined as mean systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥140 mm Hg, mean diastolic blood pressure (DBP) ≥90 mm Hg, or current treatment for hypertension with prescription medication. 9 Awareness of hypertension reflects any prior diagnosis of hypertension or high blood pressure by a health professional among the population defined as having high blood pressure (Fig 1 ⇑, question 2).

East Side Stories: Gang Life in East L.A.

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Our mission is to create an online learning community that is as distinctive as it is diverse through accessible and effective degree plans in a continuously changing global society. The popular use of "Hispanic" grew out of the federal government's efforts, beginning with the 1980 census, to identify and count all people of Spanish-speaking backgrounds with origins from the western hemisphere. Diabetes Care. 1995 Nov. 18(11):1442-5. [Medline].

Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History (Jack and Doris Smothers

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The types of occupations they have experienced have not allowed these elders to obtain sufficient retirement pensions, if any. Findings were drawn from studies done exclusively on Mexican Americans, but when relevant also included studies on Latinos that included the subgroup of Mexican Americans. It is well known that Latinos in the United States bear a disproportionate burden of low educational attainment, high residential segregation, and low visibility in the national political landscape.

Faith in the Valley: Lessons for Women on the Journey to

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The different approaches to these behaviors and activities are what make clients different and have a unique set of expectations and attitudes. Census Bureau. “Voting and Registration in the Election of November 2004.” In 2004, more than 55 million unmarried Americans were registered to vote. Based on the book by Charley Trujillo. c2003. 28 min. Department of State. 2005. “Income and Employment Statistics.” Annually, unmarried Americans contribute more than $2 trillion to the economy. – U.

Old Las Vegas: Hispanic Memories from the New Mexico

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The following Spanish-language survey has been used to assess risk behavior. None of the 442 premenopausal women with iron deficiency, 92 of whom also were anemic, had a gastrointestinal malignancy detected. 30 Figure 2 4, 21, 29, 31, 32 shows the authors' suggested evaluation for underlying causes of IDA. Indeed, the present report, like the May and October 2005 reports on U. Given the centrality of the human Person (and, by extension, the human Family), we find that decisions made by Latinos tend to be driven by the requirements of interpersonal relationship.

Salvadoran Imaginaries: Mediated Identities and Cultures of

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The definition of "Hispanic" has been modified in each successive census. [42] In a recent study, most Spanish-speakers of Spanish or Hispanic American descent do not prefer the term "Hispanic" or "Latino" when it comes to describing their identity. S. constitutional limitations on implementation of article 4, as well as the activities that may constitutionally be restricted. Poor married women are more likely to be uninsured than poor unmarried women, in part because they are less likely to have Medicaid coverage. – CDC, 2008.

U.S. Latinos and Education Policy: Research-Based Directions

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Journal Article: The importance of cultural competency during the diagnostic phase of counseling is discussed, the nature of culture and its influence on diagnosis is reviewed, and a practical conceptual framework that can assist counselors in making systematic, culturally sensitive diagnosis is presented. Supernatural powers are also believed to cause disease. These crews work together to create elaborate flyers, promotion, and music for regular parties.

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

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You may select only one graduation rate range. What makes a college financially friendly? Surveillance for and comparison of birth defect prevalences in two geographic areas—United States, 1983-88. Students will be encouraged to test certain prevailing theories of African-American literature against their own readings of primary and secondary sources and to develop their ideas in a research paper. This highly disadvantaged population � sometimes referred to as the "truly needy" or "underclass" � tends to be concentrated in neighborhoods of extreme poverty and to share certain risk factors, such as dropping out of high school, teenage childbearing, and incomes below the poverty line.