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Essay

Literature - Latin-American

Chicano Studies Describe the Significance of the

Words: 1415
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Chicano Studies Describe the significance of the invention of agriculture to the development of Mesoamerica. When and where did it happen? What were the consequences of this invention? The…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Chicano Studies Segregation Helped Form

Words: 643
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. They have always struggled for dignity and will continue to do so. 4. The quebradita clubs indicate that social hierarchies and political consciousness exist at all levels of…

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Book Review

Race

Rodolfo Acuna's the Making of Chicano Studies

Words: 584
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Review

Rodolfo Acuna's The Making of Chicano Studies opens the door to an often-neglected chapter in American studies of history, sociology, and culture. Acuna's book primarily traces the evolution of…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature - Latin-American

Borderlands and Chicano Culture Mexican-Americans

Words: 847
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Cotton must be picked within a very narrow harvest time. If it is not harvested when the time is right much of the production will be lost. It was…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Race Class and Gender

Words: 1458
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In the Struggle for Democracy (Greenberg, 483-84) the author explains that gradually, little by little, the Supreme Court of the United States responded to the need to rule segregation…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Careers

California Law

Words: 3080
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

population of California underwent dramatic changes in the last 60 years. In the 1940s, the Latinos were a minority of only 6% of the state or roughly 374,000 (autista…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Teaching

Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Words: 2063
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Feminine Pedagogy and Critical Theory Pedagogy of the Oppressed "We are living in a period of profound challenges to traditional Western epistemology and political theory" that are in evidence…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Intended to Provide an Overview of the

Words: 1896
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

intended to provide an overview of the individuals and movements who played important part in Chicano movement Chicano movement is one of the most eminent chapters in the history…

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10 Pages
Research Proposal

Mythology - Religion

Earth Did Not Part

Words: 3450
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

Readers know that Maria is very religious, and that she prays often and cooks for the family. On page 7 readers learn that in her haste to keep the…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Demographics in Chicana O Population the

Words: 867
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. Census ureau statistics, which disproportionately omit U.S. Latino-residents and, as a result, understate the population bases on which congressional representation and decisions on program funding are made. This…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Mexican-Americans Mexicans Have a Long

Words: 922
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

S. democracy. In 1998, the Center for the Study of Latino Health and Culture at UCLA convened several middle-aged Latinos to discuss the Latino society in California while they…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Race

Hector Perez Garcia Veterans Rights Leader

Words: 1572
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Hector Perez Garcia has been described as "a man who in the space of one week delivers 20 babies, 20 speeches, and 20 thousand votes. He understands delivery systems…

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15 Pages
Research Paper

Race

Instruction Namely Introduction Added and

Words: 4714
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Research Paper

She epitomizes pragmatic reality, and by so doing, in a certain manner assumes tangible metaphysical form. ather than being apart and indistinct from humans, the Lady has become absorbed…

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Creative Writing

Communication - Language

To What Extent Language Is a Representation of the World

Words: 942
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Creative Writing

Language defines identity, and creates boundaries between self and other. In Borderlands: The New Mestiza, Gloria Anzaldua refers to the "broken" and "forked" tongues that represented the boundaries and…

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40 Pages
Thesis

Criminal Justice

Predominantly Latino Gangs Mara Salvatrucha

Words: 17380
Length: 40 Pages
Type: Thesis

Government Since gang-related crimes fall within the jurisdiction of state, this research will give an insight on the need to find solutions that increasingly include all levels of government.…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Native Americans

Humanities Even With the Fact

Words: 811
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This does not only apply in the case of someone interested in Native American culture, as it can also assist someone performing business with natives, concerning that the respective…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Careers

Americans in Poverty Level and

Words: 1409
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Heritage scholars obert ector and ea Hederman found that only a little more than one quarter worked for 2,000 hours or more. They suggested that poverty in America was…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Hispanic Americans

Words: 1101
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Hispanic-Americans during World War II, and looks at the educational profile, in terms of learning styles, preferred fields of study, and outcomes. Hispanic-Americans have fought in every war that…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Urban Studies

Symbolism and Cisneros' the House

Words: 1702
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

However, there is also danger to the sexuality that lies behind sweetness, as when a girl Sally, marries a marshmallow salesman to escape an abusive father, entering a union…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies

Isolation African-American Civil Rights Historically

Words: 2517
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Board of Education of Topeka. This case represented a watershed for Civil ights and helped to signal an end to segregation because it determined that "separate educational facilities are…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Urban Studies

Art and Public Space

Words: 1013
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Art and Public Space ho 'owns' public space? Public space is never neutral, even though it is theoretically owned 'in common,' but rather reflects the particular ideology of those…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies

History and Fate of the Civil Rights Movement

Words: 1475
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Freedom and Equality in the 20th century AN UN-ENDING FIGHT Two Primary Methods against Segregation Policies The Civil Rights Movement of African-Americans in the United States, also called the…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Sociological Theories Sociology of Gender

Words: 1087
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sociology and Feminist Theories on Gender Studies Postmodern Feminism in "Cherrie Moraga and Chicana Lesbianism" In the article entitled, "Cherrie Moraga and Chicana Lesbianism," author Tomas Almaguer analyzes and…

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11 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Hispanic Soldiers PTSD the American

Words: 3058
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Although the absolute magnitude of group differences on measures such as the BDI may appear moderate, the finding that 22% of troops deployed to the Persian Gulf reported at…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Feet of Jesus a Work of Realism

Words: 805
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Feet of Jesus, a Work of ealism Helena Viramontes' book, From Under the Feet of Jesus, is a novel that explores the difficulties of life that Chicanos faced in…

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4 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Rudolfo Anaya Grew Up in the New

Words: 1648
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

Rudolfo Anaya grew up in the New Mexico and much of his work reflects this upbringing. A popular theme in his fiction is the background of the state and…

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14 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Affirmative Action Help or Hinder

Words: 3865
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Term Paper

It has been reported that due to the economic disparity the available opportunities have been inaccessible for the minority groups, and therefore such initiatives are important to be formulated…

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12 Pages
Book Review

Literature

Tortilla Curtain - By T Coraghessan Boyle the

Words: 3755
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Book Review

Tortilla Curtain - by T.Coraghessan Boyle The much-talked-about "American Dream" - that elusive dream of being able to own a house, raising educated and successful kids, earning middle class…

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12 Pages
Literature Review

Communication - Language

Connected Immigrant Communities Chaney 2010

Words: 4201
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Literature Review

Meng and Meurs (2009) examine the effects of intermarriage, language, and economic advantage. They find that immigrants who have some skill in the dominant language of the country to…

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28 Pages
Dissertation

Race

Latinos -- Introduction it Is

Words: 8953
Length: 28 Pages
Type: Dissertation

273). And Vela-Gude's article offers several of the main points of this paper's research; the services must be ready, and the counselors must be thoroughly informed and knowledgeable about…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Street Level Hispanic Drug Gangs

Words: 2051
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

There are many factors that are not dealt with within the ambit of the theory; for example the extent to which the Hispanic culture has become a part of…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Art  (general)

Ethnic Cultures' Experience of Art

Words: 2675
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

For example, the ethnic client who paints a huge red heart with an arrow piercing its center is communicating a universally understood message: I have been affected by love/passion/emotion.…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Chicana Women A Qualitative Examination

Words: 3541
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Female Sexuality and Self Development in Chicana Culture Eysturoy (1996) points out that studies of women's sexuality related to Chicana culture have focused on the quest "for authentic female…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Children With Disabilities

Words: 679
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

classroom instruction and are these ideas/strategies feasible for a particular classroom, can they be adapted, alter, or incorporated to benefit students with disabilities? A Critique of the Journal Article…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Passage of Proposition 209

Words: 2431
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Proposition #209 in California The preponderance of evidence suggests that the passage of Proposition #209 had no significant impact on government or business..." In California, is likely two-thirds true,…

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9 Pages
Essay

Law

Holistic Victim Restitution Plan

Words: 3442
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Essay

The knowledge of the evolution and starting point of the field of Victimology is of utmost worth. Three different ancient epochs describing the Victims' position inside methods of justice…

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12 Pages
Thesis

Healthcare

Community Nurse Diabetic Clinic One

Words: 3696
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Thesis

hhs-stat.net). Type I diabetes is usually diagnosed in children and young adults and results from the body's failure to produce insulin. Type 1 account for 5% to 10% of…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

American History

Education Politics Dumping 2 6 Million on Bakersfield

Words: 1400
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Education Politics Dumping $2.6 Million on Bakersfield (Or How Not to Build a Migratory Farm orker's Clinic) The central issue of this case was that the social ecology of…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Race

African-Americans & Hispanic-Americans Are Currently

Words: 2189
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

As the vast majority of African-Americans do not know where their ancestors came from, it is difficult to trace one's roots back to the African continent. At the same…

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Research Proposal

Race

Bakke 438 U S 265 1978

Words: 2013
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

espondents challenged that the LSA has just such an interest in the educational benefits that result from having a racially and ethnically diverse student body and that its program…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Race

Mississippi Masala Do the Right Thing and

Words: 1092
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Mississippi Masala, "Do the Right Thing" and "Scarface." Over the years, Hollywood and independent filmmakers have taken the 'American identity' and given audiences an opportunity to view the multi-faceted…

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Book Review

Race

Roosevelt Theodore

Words: 1204
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Review

American Morality The Rooseveltian Nation was initially envisioned by Theodore Roosevelt during the epoch in which the U.S. triumphed in the Spanish American war and heralded its largely Anglo-Saxon…

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44 Pages
Literature Review

Family and Marriage

Racial Ideology of Latinas

Words: 11967
Length: 44 Pages
Type: Literature Review

The novel opens seven years after Gabo's mother, Ximena, was murdered by coyotes -- or paid traffickers -- during an attempt to cross the border. Her mutilated body was…

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22 Pages
Term Paper

Literature - Latin-American

Down These Mean Streets

Words: 6074
Length: 22 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Down These Mean Streets believe that every child is born a poet, and every poet is a child. Poetry to me was always a very sacred form of expression.…

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20 Pages
Research Proposal

Teaching

Hispanic Male Perception Key Words

Words: 5433
Length: 20 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

.. hungry, cold.... The big problem is poverty. I spend 50% of my time taking care of them other than teaching, and this includes downtime because of behaviors such…

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5 Pages
Literature Review

Literature

Meaning in Geraldo No Last Name

Words: 1774
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Literature Review

And it is the tragedy of not knowing that Marin imagines in the story's last paragraph, when she envisions the family he left behind in Mexico as they "wonder,…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Disease

Latina & AIDS Hispanic Population

Words: 1617
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The colorful and rich culture and heritage should be used to counter such menaces by the community or non-governmental organizations working for the prevention and awareness of AIDS/HIV. Ethnicity…

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2 Pages
Essay

Sports - Drugs

Afro Cubans the Bulk of the Cuban

Words: 735
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Afro Cubans The bulk of the Cuban community in exile in Miami focuses on its white contingency. Afro-Cubans have a second-class status there, and their patterns of migration have…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Among Latinos

Words: 2178
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

homosexual latinos: the difficulties latinos face in being homosexual; the differences between homosexual latinos and Caucasian homosexuals; how latino homosexuals are treated within their communities, by their families, and…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Marketing Plan for California Marketing

Words: 1532
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

e are no longer content with merely providing quality instruction. e will judge ourselves henceforth on the quality of student learning we produce" (O'Banion, 2007). Professional development and personal…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Bilingual Introspective

Words: 1740
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

teach students who first language is not English continues to be one of the most contested and misunderstood issues facing educators in the U.S. today. wo main educational philosophies…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Wanna Be Average Written by Mike Rose

Words: 3292
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Wanna Be Average," written by Mike Rose. Although each of these writers has a very different writing style, both essays deal with similar issues about the educational experiences of…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Music

Latin Music Many Are Unaware That in

Words: 2317
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Latin Music Many are unaware that in the United States today, people are blessed with a variety of Spanish-language and other Latin American cultures that are in the midst…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Sex and Gender

Words: 1684
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kim Chernin and Susan Faludi make a case for the crimes of our culture against women -- crimes that women may not correctly and clearly perceive because they are…

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5 Pages
Journal

Sociology

Race Class & Gender Color-Blind

Words: 1805
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Journal

For example, one of the interesting points that grabbed my attention was Dill's discussion of gender relations among African slaves. Slave men and women had a more egalitarian relationship…

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4 Pages
Essay

Women's Issues - Sexuality

Education Sara in Anzia Yezierska's

Words: 1177
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

The conflict between Sara and her father mirrors that of Ana and her mother. Reb and Carmen both try to control and manipulate their daughters by appealing to traditional…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Diversity Issues in Schools That

Words: 3345
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

According to these authorities, "Workplace stressors often have detrimental effects on faculty job satisfaction and may lead to decisions to leave the institution or to leave higher education entirely.…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Othering That Allows the Majority

Words: 1332
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

The author thus divided the process into exclusionary and inclusionary as she saw some marked differences between the two routes. She noticed that in exclusionary process, relationships were often…

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2 Pages
Essay

Recreation

Macabre Marketing Forest Lawn Macabre Marketing Forest

Words: 880
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Macabre Marketing: Forest Lawn Macabre Marketing Forest Lawn and the entrance of 'dark tourism' in Los Angeles "Crypt For Sale: overlooking ocean by private owner" reads the ad. A…

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5 Pages
Essay

Healthcare

Hispanic Culture & Healthcare the Hispanic Culture

Words: 2169
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Hispanic Culture & Healthcare The Hispanic culture has barriers to receiving adequate healthcare (Swanson, 2012). Language has been a huge barrier in respects to the practitioner's ability to speak…

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