Category Archives: Hispanic American Studies

Building with Our Hands: New Directions in Chicana Studies

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Avoid technical terms, which are often the same in Spanish. The forecast for Mexico's economy has been continually revised downward over recent months. If they can visit a clinic that will see them immediately, they'll respond right away. "Hispanics, in my observation, need to see the doctor right away because they can't lose their job and might not find another one," he says. The prevalence of diabetes for all age groups worldwide was estimated to be 2.8% in 2000 and a projected 4.4% in 2030.

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Yucatecans in Dallas, Texas: Breaching the Border, Bridging

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In January of 2005, HUD established the Office of Systemic Investigations (OSI) for the purpose of identifying, investigating, and resolving complaints alleging systemic discriminatory practices or cases pertaining to housing. San Francisco: City Lights Books, c2010. 213pp. Two of the first clients were Paulo Muñoz, a 32-year-old forklift operator with dual U. Two secular holidays of national importance in Mexico are celebrated by a significant number of Mexican Americans.

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Chican@ Power and the Struggle for Aztlan

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Topics include the Bell Curve; the role of religion in the cultural foundations of ethnonationalism; national identity and rights in Northern Ireland, the Middle East, and Central Asia; and the issue of ethnonationalism in Yugoslavia, China, the Baltic, Russia, Nigeria, and Canada. Davis (1992). "Posttraumatic stress disorder in an urban population of young adults: Risk factors for chronicity." Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011. 318pp.

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Chicano Graffiti and Murals: The Neighborhood Art of Peter

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The survey is estimated to cover 97% of the non-institutionalized U. View Article Google Scholar Caley LM: Using geographic information systems to design population-based interventions. Durant RW, McClure LA, Halanych JH, et al. Indeed, we are increasingly cognizant that this level of CBPR requires continuous process assessment and improvement to be both effective and sustainable. Rather, the increased risk of breast cancer is linked to risk factors that tend to be more common in lesbians (such as never having children or having them later in life, obesity and alcohol use) [ 75-78 ].

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The Diaspora Strikes Back: Caribeño Tales of Learning and

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Greater diversity among health care organization employees at all levels may broaden the priorities of the health care delivery system. Attendance showed a 1-year increase of 5.2 percent and a 10-year increase of 54.4 percent. This electronic toolbox is intended to provide states with tools they can use or modify as they develop or improve adverse event reporting systems. For Whites, the challenge is to engage in a process of racial identity development which leads to an awareness of White privilege and a determination to actively work against injustice—and this requires the strength to reject a system that awards them, and to reclaim the legacy of White allies.

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The Art of Healing Latinos: Firsthand Accounts from

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S. banks are trying to take advantage of the growing Hispanic presence in their country to expand into Latin America. As the plot thickens, the surest justification for ethnic studies can be found in the sage words of noted black writer and social critic James Baldwin: “American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it.”​ Anderson is an education writer and activist for educational equity. These are just a few of the frequently asked questions we get at CAPE.

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Raise Your Brown Black Fist 2: MORE Political Shouts of an

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One approach to comparing access to primary care is to quantify hospitalizations for preventable conditions as an indicator of limited access to primary care. In part because whites are concentrated in the older working ages and because of the history of discrimination against minorities in hiring and promotion, a largely white group of managers supervises a work force that is increasingly multiracial and multicultural. They have developed exaggerated territorial behavior as an adaptation to sustain these densely packed colonies.

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Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion,

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I'm in California and we definitely are getting the bottom of the barrel when it comes to immigrants. The 2011 and subsequent releases include zip codes as a geography. It was the reported etiology for over 9,000 students in the 1982-83 Annual Survey and less than 1,000 students in 1992-93. However, the splintering of OSA led to the development of a new organization—the League of Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Just pointing out a few items, you'll read the. .. ~ words of high school student's responding to Ruben Salaz' short story, The Wall ~concerns of Puerto Rican teacher, Manuel Hernandez that students are not writing ~events for starting personal history compilation, National Archives/LDS FHCenters ~artistic ways in which our visibility is being increased, artist, Sergio Hernandez, exhibition, poet C�sar Vallejo honored by BYU. ~first annual Gregorian Chants concert, shared by Jaime Cader ~the 29th annual Anza Trail recognition in Santa Barbara photos and information sent by Michael Hardwick. ~fantastic CD available from Dr.

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The Ashgate Research Companion to Black Sociology

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The Lone Star Republic was admitted to the Union as the State of Texas in 1845; shortly thereafter the frequency of border skirmishes between the two countries increased. These gender roles are the direct consequence of the Spanish influence from the time that Spain conquered Mexico. In principle, the public has been behind closing the achievement gap, and schools have employed a variety of tactics to address it. Alcohol's psychological, cognitive and motor effects contribute to sexual assault.

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Writing to Cuba: Filibustering and Cuban Exiles in the

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Up did not conduct enough solo interviews in the period studied to be included in the chart. A recent study by the Sentencing Project examined prison and crime data and found that “there was no discernible pattern of states with higher rates of increase in incarceration experiencing more significant declines in crime.” Indeed, states that reported below-average increases in incarceration rates had above-average declines in crime rates. (See table below.) Nevertheless, there are those who persist in advancing the argument that massive incarceration is a rational response to an urgent public safety problem; and that imprisoning large numbers of drug offenders has led to a reduction in crime.

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