Category Archive: Hispanic American Studies

May 13

Junot Díaz and the Decolonial Imagination

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Cinco de Mayo, which is commonly thought of in the US as Mexican independence day, happened in 1862 and celebrates the victory of the Mexican army over the occupational French forces. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. In the 1970’s many Puerto Ricans on the mainland over age 60 returned to the island (Sanchez-Ayendez, 1988). Among those ages 15 and older, Mexican immigrants are more likely than native-born Mexicans to be married—58% vs. 34% respectively.

May 12

Latino Young Men and Boys in Search of Justice: Testimonies

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In the past, most of those who held this view apparently visualized the new American society as one in which everyone spoke English and had European American values, perceptions, and goals. "Americanization" of new immigrants essentially meant educating everyone in the public schools to be like the existing majority European American population. Results: Parental norms have only modest impact on students once they enter college beyond the residual effects of previously instilled drinking attitudes and religious traditions.

May 12

AmoRe Therapy

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South of the border, it is a vacation period, drawing thousands of Mexican citizens to visit their U. As age structure suggests, some individuals within a population have a greater impact on population-level processes, such as growth. Other factors deemed important were employees who spoke Spanish (54 percent), signage in Spanish (47 percent) and products relevant to Hispanic consumers (52 percent). However, in the West, the percentage of public school students who were White (39 percent) was 3 percentage points lower than the percentage who were Hispanic (42 percent).

May 12

Bacchanal: The Carnival Culture of Trinidad

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The modest advertising agency was able to gain Latin votes for republican candidates like Ronald Reagan and George Bush. You’ll get a map that shows the boundaries for each territory along with a summary table that shows the number of households in each territory. In addition, ISCR has agreements with other central cancer registries in California, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (Mayo Clinic, through October 2005), Missouri, Mississippi (through 2004), North Carolina, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming to exchange cancer data.

May 12

Counseling Latinos and la familia: A Practical Guide

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In fact, as Mexicans in such cities as Detroit and Chicago were being deported, Mexican labor was badly needed to harvest crops in California, Idaho, and elsewhere. Census Bureau. “America’s Families and Living Arrangements: 2000.” The number of cohabiting unmarried partners increased by 88% between 1990 and 2007. – U. Between the two lies the Bekaa Valley, a major agricultural area. Check the Census 2000 for many more interesting findings.

May 12

Living Together, Living Apart: Mixed Status Families and US

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Acorn segments households, postcodes and neighbourhoods into 6 categories, 18 groups and 62 types. They are likely to have complex roots. 13, 14 Some research has addressed the possible effect of environmental endocrine disruptors on obesity. 15, 16 Considerations of the forces related to energy imbalance have also included discussions of cultural, economic, and social factors. 17, 18 Swinburn and colleagues 19 attribute the trends primarily to the expansion of the global food system and its success in food processing and marketing and in providing available and affordable food.

May 11

Al Lopez: The Life of Baseball's El Senor

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After half a millennium in the Americas, Spain received a coup d'grace, a finishing blow in the early 1900's, with the loss of Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines to the United States. The terms “unaffiliated” and “religious ‘nones’” are used interchangeably throughout this report. No, people with no resources and no hope in life reproduce like flies because that's the only way to get fed and housed. Whites may be less likely to support tax increases to improve schools, for example, and more likely to support programs that would benefit the largely white elderly population.

May 11

La Causa: Civil Rights, Social Justice and the Struggle for

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S. with particular emphasis on issues of citizenship and non-citizenship, political controversies over immigration policy, and the global economic context in which regional migration and immigration have occurred. Here are a few examples from well-known colleges: The University of Phoenix, one of the leading universities in adult online education offers a couple of grants, including Project Reach, which grants funds to Master’s in Education students who are willing to teach in high-need areas following graduation.

May 11

Artifice and Invention in the Spanish Golden Age (Studies in

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Eighty-two of the country’s 3,143 counties were majority-Hispanic. MMWR Morbid Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004; 53: 359–362. Sherwood Rowland, that chlorofluorocarbons deplete the Earth's ozone layer. We use the Census’ ACS 5 year dataset for 3 reasons. By 1846 there were only 16 Catholic priests in the lands that were to become the states of California, Arizona, and New Mexico (Alberto L. Carmen's Cupones y Consejos, Aliso Viejo, CA, said last week that America Online has joined its Hispanic cooperative direct mail program for its Back-to-School edition.

May 11

Encyclopedia of Latino Culture [3 volumes]: From Calaveras

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One could expect such outcome when collecting samples from United States–based Latino communities, which in turn may come from different locations within their countries of origin (e.g., Colombians and Ecuadorians). Among the California APIA children, 71 percent had untreated dental caries, with a significant portion of this group requiring urgent dental treatment. C., which has 66 branches and 242 automated tellers in the San Jose metropolitan area. Given the characteristics of the population included under the umbrella term, the "Hispanic" label does not identify a minority group; it only adds together a variety of peoples, 25 percent of whom (Cubans, other Latin Americans, and a proportion of "Other Spanish") "have not lived in the U.

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