Handbook of Latin American Studies, No. 71: Social Sciences

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In recent years she has advised home builders developing the area around the Great Park, where large homes are built near smaller homes suitable for members of the extended family. "The kids are just walking back and forth to Auntie's house and Grandpa's house after school," Wong said. "They're re-creating the family village." C., during the Xia Dynasty; 20 million in 221 B. Schools, sociologists, and thought leaders across the country have been debating this question for years: why do minority test scores still lag behind whites?

War along the Border: The Mexican Revolution and Tejano

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Key Topics: The authors attempt to capture and describe some of the similarities and differences experienced by faculty among each of the above mentioned racial/ethnic groups. That was similar to the rate for all Hispanic women—47%—and greater than the overall rate for U. Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports from all broad areas of research.

A History of the British Presence in Chile: From Bloody Mary

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Created in 1960, MAPA marks yet another stage of political activism. S. adults over age 30 are estimated to have periodontitis, and 64 percent of adults over age 65 have moderate to severe forms of the disease. Prerequisite(s): Two 200-level LALS courses; LALS major or minor or consent of the instructor; junior standing or above or consent of the instructor. 3 hours. PREE works to advance policies that enable people of color to participate fully in the American economy and benefit equitably from gains in prosperity.

International Perspectives on Chicana/o Studies: "This World

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Instead, theirs is a path of acculturation. Although grateful to generations that have paved the way, many cannot relate to the rhetoric of pundits who speak as ambassadors of black life any more than they see themselves in exaggerated hip-hop images." "In Post Black: How a New Generation Is Redefining African American Identity, Womack takes a fresh look at the dynamics shaping the lives of contemporary African Americans. While Hispanic students made up 4.6 percent of the school-age population in 1968, by 1988 they comprised 10.5 percent of that population (National Council of La Raza, 1989).

World War II and Mexican American Civil Rights

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These findings suggest that, despite a potentially similar genetic predisposition to these conditions, a traditional lifestyle, characterized by a diet including less fat and more complex carbohydrates and by greater energy expenditure in physical activity, may protect against the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and CVD risk factors. But, he says, whether the new enclaves are way-stations through which immigrants will pass into the mainstream or whether they are permanently segregated neighborhoods will depend on the socioeconomic advancement and the preferences of each group.

Help Your Children Succeed in School (Practical Guide)

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Next, focus groups will be used to refine and develop the intervention. E., Enslein, J., Hagan, J., Hendrix, L., Kelley Skemp, L., Ishler, K., Leinhaas, M., Levkoff, S., Mackenzie, E., McBride, M., Mendez, J., Reynoso-Vallejo, H., Scott, V., Sherman, A., Reimer Tripp, T., Tumosa, N., Wallace, S., Welleford, A., Yee, B. When comparing inferred continental ancestry of the X and Y chromosomes and mitochondrial vs. the autosomal genome, we observed an enrichment of European Y-chromosome vs. autosomal genetic material, and a greater percentage of both Native American and African ancestry on the X-chromosomes and mtDNA compared with the autosomes for the Hispanic/Latino individuals in this study.

From Coveralls to Zoot Suits: The Lives of Mexican American

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When Fidel Castro took power in 1959, the Cuban-American population in the United States exploded: 215,000 arrived in the years immediately following the revolution. This is, after all, a world made up of chemicals, just as we ourselves are. The stores are staffed by bilingual employees, and store managers are required to live in the neighborhoods they serve. Some may be resistant to participating in a group that is culturally different from their own, feeling that they would have nothing in common.

Three Roads to Magdalena: Coming of Age in a Southwest

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Paikoff (1997). "Developmental and biological perspectives on minority adolescent health." This includes the original Constitution of the People�s Republic of China (1954), as well as several other key documents generated throughout the following two decades. Of course, actual knowledge would wreak havoc with your preconceived notions. Is it possible to ask your wife to help you remember to take this medication?” (Involve family members) "It’s important to take this medication every day.

Yemoja: Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina/o

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Cross-national epidemiology of DSM-IV major depressive episode. Therefore, it's likely that some Americans in what is commonly referred to as "the closet" would not be included in the estimates derived from the Gallup interviews. This includes: helping others, demonstrating compassion and warmth, and considering the common good of each person. This represents a modest increase from the number of 3,610 (6 percent) in 1997. In the light of the problems examined here and in the preceding section, continued use of this label can only have political motivations; e.g., the cultural or racial legitimation of economic success or failure, or the belief-among some minority leaders- that greater numbers mean, necessarily, greater power.

Perspectives on Las Americas: A Reader in Culture, History,

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In total, 20% of LGBT individuals indicate that they are married and an additional 18% are in a domestic partnership or living with a partner. Congress.” In Sue Thomas and Clyde Wilcox (eds) Women and Elective Office Past, Present and Future (2nd Edition). Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), “State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary and Secondary Education,” 2013–14. If you have sent something which has not been published, please send it again.