A Game of Mirrors

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Other books may not be banned, but they aren’t allowed either. It was a free health and community resources event for the whole Hispanic community in Athens. Culture has a powerful influence on alcohol-related behaviors, as well as on belief systems about alcohol among users and among members of the users' support systems (Amodeo & Jones, 1997). Because Hispanic women have a higher incidence of diabetes during pregnancy, part of the preponderance of macrosomia in this ethnic group is due to the higher incidence of diabetes in pregnancy.

The Life of Catalina de Erauso, the Lieutenant Nun: An Early

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After passing, the body of the deceased may be dressed in special clothing ( la mortaja ) and remain in the family home overnight, making it possible for relatives and friends to pay respects to the departing soul. S.-born Hispanic-Americans have a significantly higher current binge drinking rate than foreign-born Hispanic-Americans (57.7% versus 37.2%), and U. Cortina, R. and Rosenbaum, E. (2005). “No Latino Child Left Behind? Population health is fundamentally about measuring health outcomes and their upstream determinants and using these measures to coordinate the efforts of public health agencies, the healthcare delivery system, and many other entities in the community to improve health.

On the Move: A History of the Hispanic Church in the United

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Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 1,900 titles and full text for more than 500 publications, including top-ranked scholarly journals, recent reference works, and professional conference papers. In the post-Civil Rights era, Latinos have had to maintain vigilance to avoid a rollback of the hard won advances of the 1960s and 1970s. As of March 2007, the Justice Department had filed one HAVA lawsuit, against Cibola County, New Mexico. 202. Commerce was the driving force that held the most common bond.

Mexican Americans In Redondo Beach and Hermosa Beach (CA)

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The Apache, Chippewa, Choctaw, and Navajo tribes grew by 38 percent to 64 percent over the decade, for example, and the number of Aleuts increased by 68 percent, far more than could be accounted for by natural increase. The first was conducted in 2007, also with a telephone survey of more than 35,000 Americans. There is no reason to believe that overt racism or bigotry is more prevalent among police officers than among other professionals. Periodontal disease in AI/AN adults is 2.5 times greater than in the general U.

Latino American Literature in the Classroom: The Politics of

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Tijerina was eventually arrested for inciting a riot and sentenced to three years in prison. Also focuses on the essays of major African American intellectuals such as W. Investigation had revealed evidence of such conduct in approximately 50 different Cracker Barrel restaurants in the states of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia. Pregnancy and fertility following bariatric surgery: a systematic review. The first assumption is that minorities commit the majority of crimes, and that therefore it is a sensible use of police resources to focus on the behavior of those individuals.

Pots of Promise: Mexicans and Pottery at Hull-House, 1920-40

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It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. When I receive such inquiries, I try to be as helpful as possible. Franklin)AP A schools chief in Arizona, where SB 1070 and controversial sheriff Joe Arpaio 's touch enforcement policies have polarized residents on both sides of the immigration debate, is going after an ethnic studies program there. Business & Economic Data 1997 Economic Census – business establishment data for the nation, states, MSAs, counties and cities.

Curandero Conversations: El Niño Fidencio, Shamanism and

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The history and establishment of the ghetto in American cities and the various problems that the Black community faces. This is a result of the now deeply ingrained historical pattern of considering someone who has even a minute percentage of African ancestry to be "black." Even immigrants who have been in the country for two decades still have substantially lower rates of home ownership than native-headed households. Straussner (Ed.), Ethnocultural factors in substance abuse treatment, (pp. 3-30).

Routledge Library Editions: Development Mini-Set A:

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Children seem to be most susceptible to this ailment, although adults may suffer from it occasionally. Directed and produced by Esaú Meléndez. c2010. 96 min. Thousands of Chicanos and Chicanas from throughout the country marched in Los Angeles demanding policy changes ranging from a reduction in the number of Chicanos serving in Vietnam to the opening of higher education to more Mexican Americans. Bishin, “Miami Dade’s Cuban American Voters in the 2008 election,” explores at length the changing nature of the Cuban electorate.

Mexican Americans and the Environment: Tierra y Vida (The

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Attorney for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, federal and state law enforcement officials, and public justice organizations, is charged with researching reported anecdotal incidents of hate violence, as well as reporting and making recommendations to the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights. Almost one-half (45%) of poor unmarried women have Medicaid compared with about one-quarter of poor married women. – CDC, 2008. Yet plaintiffs lost 81 percent of the time when the judge was Hispanic, 79 percent when the judge was white, and 67 percent of the time when the judge was Asian American.

Latino Pentecostals in America

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In 2005, both the stock and housing markets were still rising. Although it is no longer as commonplace as it was forty years ago, Latinos still tend to place crucifixes in locations where Americans would place clocks. Denver has the largest city park system in the nation with 205 parks in city limits and 20,000 acres of parks in the nearby mountains. The dynamics and growth of the metropolitan area will be given special attention. The report originally made nine recommendations, which were adopted by the ABA: "To promote full and equal participation in the profession by minorities and women."