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Chicanas in Charge: Texas Women in the Public Arena

Chicanas in Charge: Texas Women in the Public Arena

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S. wine drinkers are Hispanic, according to the council. This may lead to a loss of confidence in the provider’s skills. Juárez, Chihuahua, which has become internationally known as the “murder capital of the world.” In Juárez, which neighbors El Paso, Texas, United States, estimates of the murders in Juárez are as high as 7,643 between 2006 and 2011, leaving approximately 10,000 orphans. In addition to the numerous classroom, dormitory, and administration buildings, Texas State University has a music building recital hall, an outdoor theater, and an auditorium.

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Growing Up Chicana/O: The Joys, Pains, Frustrations &

Growing Up Chicana/O: The Joys, Pains, Frustrations &

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Students read a variety of contemporary authors and analyze how they represent social realities in discourse that reflects and informs societal changes. Features conversations with members of the Hispanic American youth market. According to the Small Business Administration’s advocacy office, minority-owned firms represent the fastest-growing segment of the nation’s economy. I personally know a Hispanic LEGAL...that does not work, flys back to Texas 3x a year for recertification as disabled who gets $600 a month for a bad back.

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The Unedited Diaries of Carolina Maria De Jesus

The Unedited Diaries of Carolina Maria De Jesus

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The labor force experience of minorities � and its effects on other aspects of life � is a crucial part of U. In addition, few data exist on the health or weight status of urban American Indians ( 2 ). Springfield, IL: Illinois Department of Public Health, September 2005. There are more than 50 million Hispanics in the United States and they make up about 16.5 percent of the population. In many cases, the healers were likely to be acquainted with the family and involved relatives in the evaluation or treatment of an illness (Trotter, p. 44).

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Occupied America: A History of Chicanos (6th Edition)

Occupied America: A History of Chicanos (6th Edition)

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I also offer additional reflections about gathering meaningful data, developing relevant sites of research, and teaching from the vantage point of the Asian American Studies field. population is undeniable and should be a focal point for collective intervention and advocacy. as culturally-responsive centers for disability services. Due in part to the extensive constitutional and legislative framework that provides for effective civil rights protections, overt discrimination is far less pervasive than it was in the early years of the second half of the Twentieth Century.

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Mexican Americans and World War II

Mexican Americans and World War II

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Denver is built on high plains to the east of the Rocky Mountains and is one of the flattest of all American cities. Instead, Anglo men and women give and receive more child care help and household assistance from network members than African Americans, Chicanos, or Puerto Ricans. As for many other cancer sites, the overall 5-year survival rate for oral and pharyngeal cancers is lower for blacks than for whites: 34 versus 56 percent (Ries et al. 1999) ( Figure 4.16 ).

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Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering

Mexican Women and the Other Side of Immigration: Engendering

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Fecundity describes the number of offspring an individual or a population is able to produce during a given period of time (Martin 1995) (Figure 4). Among top Asian groups, Asian Indians had most employment in management, professional and related occupations at 60%, followed by Chinese (52%) and Japanese (51%). - The median earnings for Asian men ($40,650) and Asian women ($31,049) are higher then the national average for both men and women.

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Pushing Boundaries: Language and Culture in a Mexicano

Pushing Boundaries: Language and Culture in a Mexicano

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Symptoms can be varied and the cure involves prayers, massages, herbs, making crosses on the arms with olive oil and chili powder, and medicinal enemas. The Anglo American settlers who immigrated in the early nineteenth century to the area of presentday Texas were predominantly of Protestant faith, as were those who in later decades travelled to California and most other regions north of the Rio Grande. The tendency to view the Hispanic culture as monolithic is probably due to the fact that the language with its own regional variations unites this population.

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Latino Workers in the Contemporary South (Southern

Latino Workers in the Contemporary South (Southern

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Students can choose to dramatize the life story of historical figures, rehearse the play, and then present it to the class. Kids who spend more time watching TV (both with and without parents and siblings present) spend less time interacting with family members. [8] For more detailed information on these and other issues, read on. They buy money orders to pay their bills and keep cash at home or in their wallets. It filed two in 2005, and had filed three in 2006 as of October. Bush tells the story of three cycles of scandal, reform, and retrenchment, each of which played out in ways that tended to extend the privileges of a protected childhood to white middle- and upper-class youth, while denying those protections to blacks, Latinos, and poor whites....

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The New Latino Studies Reader: A Twenty-First-Century

The New Latino Studies Reader: A Twenty-First-Century

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The ethnic movements of this period argued that assimilating into American society entailed the loss of distinctive identities, cultures, and languages. Between 1980 and 1998, nearly three-quarters of all immigrants entering the United States came from Asia and Latin America; another 4 percent of immigrants came from Africa. Hartford Institute for Religion Research a source for various studies on culture and religion.

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Puerto Rico in the American Century (Volume 1 of 2): A

Puerto Rico in the American Century (Volume 1 of 2): A

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Carter, Mexican Americans in School: A History of Educational Neglect (New York: College Entrance Examination Board, 1970), 30. [59] MacDonald and García, "Historical Perspectives on Latino Access to Higher Education, 1848-1990. [60] Virginia E. Continued single-party rule by the PRI, high levels of unemployment, underemployment, low wages, and the many social problems related to a prolonged period of intense urbanization—coupled with the need for renewed efforts at land redistribution in certain areas of the country— remain as sources of concern for the government and causes of unrest for a significant segment of the population.

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