Spaces of Conflict, Sounds of Solidarity: Music, Race, and

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We know that health is more than health care, and the Rankings provide all fifty states with county-by-county snapshots to help raise awareness about the many factors -- such as education, employment, community safety, and access to healthy food -- that influence how long and how well we live. Higher rates of diabetes among Hispanic elders in that study did not seem to predispose them to higher rates of vascular dementia, as might be expected. In a study of 14,903 individuals on Medicare in the United States, 2,108 had depression and 1,081 were not officially diagnosed despite reporting clinical symptoms of depression or taking antidepressant medication.

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Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border

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The student learning outcomes for the program are derived from and linked to the student learning outcomes of the field-of-study courses. Because of a lack of health insurance, limited access to health facilities, and a host of other reasons, less than three-fourths of black (72 percent), American Indian (68 percent), and Hispanic (74 percent) women reported receiving prenatal care during their first trimester of pregnancy in 1997.

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Key Terms in Latino/a Cultural and Literary Studies by Paul

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Sign up for a campaign and make the world suck less. Disagreements about the goals and direction of the group soon lead to schisms. Custodio sent three other articles, on his maternal side de la Corte, on San Juan Del Puerto, where his mother was born, and another on some historical figures from San Juan who came to Nueva Espana. Most of these politicians ran on Democratic Party tickets. With much of the shooting completed by Fernando and other local teenagers, this documentary takes a look at life in the often forgotten communities of the "colonias," unincorporated settlements along the U.

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Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father

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C. during the Qin Dynasty; and 59.59 in A. It "scientifically" neutralizes the assertion of an alternative identity (or the scholarly critique of the label, as the case may be), ignoring its historical structural determinants and reducing it to the effect of psychological states: i.e., suppression of, or ambivalence about, "real" "ethnic identity," an identity that exists mainly in the eyes of the "majority" beholder. Nonadherence is thought to account for 30% to 50% of treatment failures [5].

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Immokalee's Fields of Hope

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The mission of Oregon MEChA Statewide is to give Latino high school students the necessary tools to be successful in the future. C. metropolitan area to discuss delivery of government services to the LEP community and how to ensure greater access to such services. During this same period and on into the twentieth century, ranching and agriculture lured many inhabitants of the northern and central states of Mexico to Texas.

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Lady Q: The Rise and Fall of a Latin Queen

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S. national average 2013-2015 (13.7%)[vii]: In 2015, 59 percent of food-insecure households participated in at least one of the three major federal food assistance programs –Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-formerly Food Stamp Program), The National School Lunch Program (NSLP), and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) -- in the prior month.[viii] Feeding America provides food assistance to an estimated 46.5 million people annually, including 12 million children and 7 million seniors.

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La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades

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Hispanic population is highly concentrated in certain regions and major cities. There are studies in mice that suggest that there are sex-specific responses to pain and analgesics (Mogil et al. 1996, 1997). Their influence extends far beyond the so-called “Spanish-speaking” segment into mainstream culture. Prerequisite: BLS 1000 or 1001 or departmental permission. Heat-related mortality in Chicago, Illinois, July 1995 (PDF format).

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The Other Face of America

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In addition, social and economic inequality continued unabated, and Mexican Americans struggled to make their voices heard in national politics. When immigrants are isolated from others of their ethnic group, it is much more difficult for them to resist the pressure to assimilate. Using an enhanced version of the recently created Gallup World Poll that incorporates Latin America–specific questions, the IDB surveyed people from throughout the region and found that reality and perceptions of quality of life are often very different.

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Two Sisters and a Piano and Other Plays

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How Can We Make Growth Work for Everyone? Local communities often play the support role of an extended family, more so for Spanish-dominant populations who still preserve close ties to their countries of origin. S., three general forms of schooling emerged. The Working Group discussed family-based studies and noted that parent?s weight loss predicted child?s weight loss in a family-based behavioral weight control study (52-54). Overall, the data from Table 1 do show that Hispanics have higher crime rates than non-Hispanic whites and (most) Asian ethnicities.

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Encyclopedia of Latino Artists (Artists of the American

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Also includes some full-text theses from Spanish universities. A Los Angeles study found that 46% of Mexican American elders knew about AHCD and only 10% possessed an AHCD (Murphy et al., 1996). Breast cancer incidence rates vary among different Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander ethnic groups [ 52 ]. African Americans made up 11.6 percent of the U. Chesnutt, Sutton Griggs, and Paul Laurence Dunbar, showing how these texts mediate class through discussions of labor, moral respectability, ancestry, spatial boundaries, and skin complexion.

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