The Other Face of America: Chronicles of the Immigrants

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The result, some teachers and students say, is an effective in-class deterrent to broaching the topics of racial discrimination and socioeconomic inequality from a Mexican-American perspective. For example, a growing body of statistical evidence demonstrates that black motorists are disproportionately stopped for minor traffic offenses because the police assume that they are more likely to be engaged in more serious criminal activity. Although Mexican American cultural values can be consistent with family and social expectations, it is important to recognize that in other situations, pressures in the environment may be at odds with these cultural values and thus cause tensions.

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Lady Q: The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen

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In 1993, the median net wealth of all married-couple households ($61,900) was nearly five times that of female-headed households ($13,300). Bolton, MA: Anker Publishing Co., 2006. 147pp. But first, we have an interview on another hot button issue, which is how and whether so-called ethnic studies should be taught. Bringing together studies on familism and aging reveals the complex dynamics related to expectations of social support from family on the part of elderly members vis-a-vis a sense of responsibility for caregiving on the part of family members.

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La Pinta: Chicana/o Prisoner Literature, Culture, and

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Overall, the results from this analysis run counter to some media stereotypes that portray the LGBT community as predominantly white, highly educated, and very wealthy. The number of immigrants from other regions also displays some seasonal trends, but the general trend has been flat for about a year. S. as a whole. 2 Social science research has time and again come to the robust conclusion that exposure to the criminal justice system has profound and intergenerational negative effects on communities that experience disproportionate incarceration rates. 3 It is imperative that we are able to measure the extent to which the criminal justice system disparately impacts our communities.

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Everything You Need to Know About Latino History: 2008

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Diagnostic algorithm for iron deficiency anemia. (MCV = mean corpuscular volume; LR+ = positive likelihood ratio; TIBC = total iron-binding capacity; FE = serum iron; TfR = serum transferrin receptor.) Adapted with permission from Ioannou GN, Spector J, Scott K, Rockey DC. These gene mutations increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Method: Studies are included if completed within U. As Riojas recalls, �we were raising money for UFW, going to Olympia, and helping [in the] community.� [22] The Brown Berets financed most activity through collection drives and requesting funds from sympathetic staff and faculty at the University. [23] The chapter in the Yakima Valley also emerged as a strong force agitating for an end to Chicano oppression in Central Washington.

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The Young Lords: A Reader

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This does not mean that immigrant home ownership does not rise over time. Cook S, Weitzman M, Auinger P, Nguyen M, Dietz WH. Take special care to have matching verbal and non-verbal patterns. Brophy, an expert on racial violence, regards the debate over reparations from the 1700s to the present, examining the arguments on both sides of the current debate. AOL Latino and VEGAS.com will work together to create special Spanish-language Vegas promotions and content on the co-branded site, which is accessible through AOL Keyword: Vegas Viajes or at http://aol-latino.vegas.com “We are excited to work with VEGAS.com as a new advertising partner to provide the most comprehensive and unparalleled Vegas travel and entertainment information available on the Web to our Spanish speaking members, says Peter Blacker vice president of International and Multicultural AOL Media Networks.

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Harvest of Empire: A History of Latinos in America

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Both organizations carried out voter education and registration drives; however, they were primarily oriented toward winning concessions for Mexican Americans at the party level (Moore and Cuellar, p. 45). Population estimates of sickle cell disease in the U. Who do I contact at Del Mar to learn about financial aid, scholarships and work study opportunities? Jacobs I, Nadkarni V, Bahr J, Berg RA, Billi JE, Bossaert L, Cassan P, Coovadia A, D’Este K, Finn J, Halperin H, Handley A, Herlitz J, Hickey R, Idris A, Kloeck W, Larkin GL, Mancini ME, Mason P, Mears G, Monsieurs K, Montgomery W, Morley P, Nichol G, Nolan J, Okada K, Perlman J, Shuster M, Steen PA, Sterz F, Tibballs J, Timerman S, Truitt T, Zideman D; International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation; American Heart Association; European Resuscitation Council; Australian Resuscitation Council; New Zealand Resuscitation Council; Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada; InterAmerican Heart Foundation; Resuscitation Councils of Southern Africa; ILCOR Task Force on Cardiac Arrest and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Outcomes.

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The Toltec Oracle

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The growth of the Hispanic American population and their buying power makes American food companies retailers try to grab a greater share of that market. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, and the resulting deaths of 168 victims); Juan Raul Garza in 2001 (for numerous offenses, including three murders while engaged in and in furtherance of a continuing criminal enterprise); and Louis Jones in 2003 (for kidnapping and killing a 19-year old private in the United States Army).

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Cuba Libre

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Usual folk treatments focus on raising the fontanelle by, for example, pushing up on the palate. Obesity is an independent risk factor for heart disease. S. children's picture books through the mid-and late-twentieth century," American Sociological Review, volume 62 (June: 443-464). This verite view of an undocumented alien subculture is a deeply personal, bittersweet story of famly, fatherhood, identity and survival. This is not simply a terminology discussion.

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On Strike and on Film: Mexican American Families and

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C. on the historical connections between the Black and Spanish speaking communities, I decided to put a webpage online with research on the topic. Oh, and I learned English quite quickly after moving to Austin, TX... The mountains begin at the south easternmost tip of Canada, and end in Central Alabama, stretching 1,500 miles (2,400 kilometers). In Yorkshire, England, which has a substantial rural population, the average incidence was 6.1, with large geographical variations unexplainable by differences between urban and rural populations [ 15 ].

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Hispanics in the U.S. Military

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Ensuring equal opportunity in housing is one of the strategic goals of the U. The other individuals are dropped from the analysis. You want to speak to the customer, in the language (more specifically, regional dialect) of the customer, about what's important to the customer; you should be aiming at delivering your message with a familiar accent, word selection, resonance to the listener/viewer/reader's state of mind, belief system, culture, and frame of reference. The purpose of this study is to examine whether cancer mortality trends in Illinois are conforming to the national trend and what cancer groups have contributed to the change.

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