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The Blood of Victoriano Lorenzo: An Ethnography of the

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The term Hispanic is used in the United States to describe all people of Latino and Spanish descent. The author’s otherwise have no financial interests with any other organizations or bodies. About 16.4 percent of those in households whose family income was less than 150 percent of the poverty level reported dental care wants. The term Hispanic ( Spanish: hispano or hispánico, Galician: hispánico, Asturian: hispanu, Basque: hispaniar, Catalan: hispà, [1] [2] hispàno [3] ) broadly refers to the people, nations, and cultures that have a historical link to Spain.

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Power Lines: On the Subject of Feminist Alliances

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Like other victims, Hispanic victims face important internal and external barriers to leave an abusive relationship. How strange it was to fly in over the city lights, cab through a recently flooded tunnel, and find my hotel without incident. General patterns of misconduct similar to the Los Angeles scandal have been revealed in New York, where the Mollen Commission uncovered widespread brutality and corruption in the Bronx directed largely at blacks and Hispanics, and in Philadelphia, where similar patterns of misconduct were found to persist in the predominantly black neighborhood of North Philadelphia.

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Latin America, Second Edition: Regions and People (Texts in

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It is a complex issue that also has become intertwined with questions of affirmative action, gender equity, sexual preference, rights of the disabled, and public costs of the massive immigration that has occurred over the last two decades. When summarizing death rates over time or among populations, we compute age-adjusted death rates. Interviewing Hispanic elders of different origins, e.g. In the shortest possible terms, statistically it is evident that religiosity is declining and atheism is ascending.

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Life on the Hyphen: The Cuban-American Way, Revised Edition

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Table 10 lists the labor force status of deaf and hard-of-hearing adults. It is government policy to condemn such theories, and none is espoused at any level of government. Finally, the act calls for a national campaign to inform the public and health-care professionals about health disparities, with specific focus on minority and underserved communities. 107. I suggest that we look closely at the musical performances of Beyoncé as well as Blige, as each artist's work creates a particular kind of black feminist surrogation, that is, an embodied performance that recycles palpable forms of black female sociopolitical grief and loss as well as spirited dissent and dissonance.

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Latinos in New York: Communities in Transition

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The fertility rate for non-Hispanic white women, however, is only 1.8 births—less than the replacement level and considerably less than the birth rate of 2.5 births per Hispanic woman. "The nation's educational institutions must educate [an] increasingly larger and more diverse population at the same time as public support for education has softened," wrote RAND Education researchers Georges Vernez, Richard Krop, and C.

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Working the Boundaries: Race, Space, and “Illegality” in

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In other cases, Anglo American businessmen who controlled the railroads, mines, and large ranches dominated the state and local politics of the Southwest. Prerequisite: Afro-American 242. 567 History of African American Education. (Crosslisted with Education Policy) 3 credits (e-S-D). Test a multi-level comprehensive intervention targeting minority population and low-income populations (e.g., culturally appropriate ways to reach Latino, African American, Native American and Asian/Pacific Islander children).

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The United States Occupation of Haiti, 1915-1934

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However, the guidelines did recommend routine iron supplementation in asymptomatic infants six to 12 months of age who are at high risk of IDA. Caution should be taken about solely relying on written materials/brochures for health promotion purposes even when translated into Spanish. The list of indicators can be used as a general reference and guide for standard indicators and definitions that countries can use for monitoring in accordance with their own health priorities and capacity.

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Mexican American Baseball in the Alamo Region (Images of

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In addition, this spring, Estrada was able to buy a brick home in Southern Jefferson County, where he plans to raise his two daughters, ages 4 and 6. A video by Carlos de Jesus. 1996. 56 min. Since then, the caucus has acted as a viable force within Congress, consistently supporting legislation on behalf of Mexican Americans and other disadvantaged groups (Vigil, pp. 91-92). Percent of persons all ages in fair or poor health: 9.6% Percent of men 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 16.4% (2012-2014) Percent of women 18 years and over who currently smoke cigarettes: 7.4% (2012-2014)

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Latino Politics: Identity, Mobilization, and Representation

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Some Mexican immigrants may wonder how they could access care in the U. In the United States, potential jurors may not be excluded from a jury solely on account of their race in criminal trials, Batson v. This means that the average number of public school students per immigrant household is 72 percent larger than the number for native households. The Committee recalls that the right of everyone to vote on a non-discriminatory basis is a right contained in article 5 of the Convention (para 397). 330.

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at Latino Art

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We nurture familia, inquire into the important questions of the day, and through our courses and other intellectual activities—conferences, lectures, exhibits, dialogues, and other research initiatives and activities--learn how Latinas/os contribute to a greater understanding of the world, through the analysis of politics, migration histories, health, labor insertion, literature, and the arts. The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development--Diabetes in Early Pregnancy Study. In addition, Asia, Asian Americans, and many of the miscellaneous countries are subject headings.

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