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Big Data! What’S It Got To Do With My Chicanismo? Everything!, Armando A. Arias Jr. Nov 2017

Big Data! What’S It Got To Do With My Chicanismo? Everything!, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


The Case For Open Access Publishing, Armando A. Arias Jr. Jul 2017

The Case For Open Access Publishing, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


A Case Study In The Sociology Of Knowledge, Armando A. Arias Jr. May 2017

A Case Study In The Sociology Of Knowledge, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


The Sociology Of Trouble, Armando A. Arias Jr. Feb 2017

The Sociology Of Trouble, Armando A. Arias Jr.

Armando Arias, Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Embracing Equity: Discussing Inequity, Deena J. González Jan 2017

Embracing Equity: Discussing Inequity, Deena J. González

Deena J. Gonzalez

No abstract provided.


Exploring Gloria Anzaldúa’S Methodology In Borderlands/La Frontera—The New Mestiza, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce Jun 2015

Exploring Gloria Anzaldúa’S Methodology In Borderlands/La Frontera—The New Mestiza, Jorge Capetillo-Ponce

Jorge Capetillo-Ponce

Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands/La Frontera--The New Mestiza does not fit into the usual critical categories simply because she follows inclination of interest, as opposed to working at achieving systematization. Not only does she shift continually from analysis to meditation, and refuse to recognize disciplinary barriers, but she speaks poetically even when dealing with cultural, political, and social issues. Indeed her method, like Simmel's, is more akin to "style" in art than it is to "analysis" or "inquiry" in the social sciences. A critic proclaims her/his own incompetence, however, if the mere fact that a text has a ...


Negotiating Home Language: Spanish Maintenance And Loss In Latino Families, Amy Lutz Dec 2014

Negotiating Home Language: Spanish Maintenance And Loss In Latino Families, Amy Lutz

Amy Lutz

Based on in-depth interviews and fieldwork in and around Dallas, Texas, this paper explores the ways in which Latino parents and their children negotiate home language and offers a theoretical framework for understanding language maintenance and loss in the home. The parents in this study overwhelmingly view bilingualism as the ideal, yet many parents, especially those who are English-dominant or bilingual, find it difficult to maintain Spanish at home because of outside pressures that prioritize English and concerns about their children's English-language acquisition. The family, as the environment in which children first begin to learn language, and family dynamics ...


Anay's Will To Learn: A Woman's Education In The Shadow Of The Maquiladora, Elaine Hampton Dec 2012

Anay's Will To Learn: A Woman's Education In The Shadow Of The Maquiladora, Elaine Hampton

Elaine Hampton

The opening of free trade agreements in the 1980s caused major economic changes in Mexico and the United States. These economic activities spawned dramatic social changes in Mexican society. One young Mexican woman, Anay Palomeque de Carrillo, rode the tumultuous wave of these economic activities from her rural home in tropical southern Mexico to the factories in the harsh desert lands of Ciudad Juárez during the early years of the city’s notorious violence.

During her years as an education professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, author Elaine Hampton researched Mexican education in border factory (maquiladora) communities ...


Race As A Motivating Factor In The Zoot Suit Riots, Lauren L. Gallow Dec 2012

Race As A Motivating Factor In The Zoot Suit Riots, Lauren L. Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

In cities across the United States, the 1940s were a decade of great changes and adjustments. After the country entered into World War II in 1941, major political and economic shifts redefined everyday life. Tensions ran high as Americans worked hard to defend their country and remain patriotic. Often, these tensions manifested into an intense dislike of anyone who appeared to be un-American, whether due to their actions or their ethnic background. In the western United States, this xenophobia was frequently directed at Mexican Americans, who had already been the target of much discrimination in the decades leading up to ...


Chicano Art & Artists, Lauren L. Gallow Dec 2012

Chicano Art & Artists, Lauren L. Gallow

Lauren L. Gallow

The Latino American Experience: The American Mosaic is the first-ever database dedicated to the history and culture of Latinos—the largest, fastest-growing minority group in the United States. The Latino American Experience: The American Mosaic explores the rich heritage and current culture of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Guatemalans, Cubans, Dominicans, Colombians, Ecuadorians, and other Hispanic cultures in the United States—an estimated 44 million individuals who have formed unique, self-sufficient, and vibrant communities across the nation. These entries focus on Chicano/a artists and artworks from the late 20th century.


The Latino Immigrant Labor Experience As Depicted In Film, Duane Wright Feb 2012

The Latino Immigrant Labor Experience As Depicted In Film, Duane Wright

Duane E Wright II

The author argues that traditional macro-level methods of gathering data on populations create an impersonal depiction of the group. A useful pedagogical tool for teachers to counter this is to use fictional accounts in film and literature to put a more human face on the subjects being studied. Two films, Bread and Roses and El Norte, are used in this way to enhance or add another dimension to studies of the labor experience of Latino immigrants in the United States. The films are looked at through various sociological theories, Assimilation, Competition, and Neo-Marxist. The author concludes that Neo-Marxist theory best ...


Grandparent Care In The Latino/Hispanic Population, Jan Mutchler, Seungah Lee, Lindsey A. Baker Oct 2011

Grandparent Care In The Latino/Hispanic Population, Jan Mutchler, Seungah Lee, Lindsey A. Baker

Jan Mutchler

The purpose of this report is to provide information on Latino grandparent caregivers in the United States. Many grandparents are responsible for grandchildren who live with them in the same household. The 1996 Welfare Reform Act mandates that statistics be collected on grandparents who serve as caregivers to a grandchild. In response to this requirement, questions were developed for the 2000 Census of Population asking each adult about care for grandchildren living in the same household. We use the census information to identify grandparents who are caring for grandchildren in two different types of households: skipped-generation households, in which a ...


Salvadorans, Guatemalans, Hondurans, And Colombians: A Scan Of Needs Of Recent Latin American Immigrants To The Boston Area, Miren Uriarte, Phillip Granberry, Megan Halloran, Susan Kelly, Rob Kramer, Sandra Winkler, Jennifer Murillo, Udaya Wagle, Randall Wilson Oct 2011

Salvadorans, Guatemalans, Hondurans, And Colombians: A Scan Of Needs Of Recent Latin American Immigrants To The Boston Area, Miren Uriarte, Phillip Granberry, Megan Halloran, Susan Kelly, Rob Kramer, Sandra Winkler, Jennifer Murillo, Udaya Wagle, Randall Wilson

Miren Uriarte

The 2000 U.S. Census brought confirmation of the increase of the Latino population and of the growing diversity of Latino national groups that now make this region their home. Latinos now number 428,729, a 55% increase over their numbers in 1990. In 30 years, the Latino population has increased six-fold, and from its initial concentrations in Springfield, Holyoke, and Boston its presence is now a fact across the Commonwealth. Massachusetts Latinos are also showing increasing diversity, matching that of the Northeast region and exceeding that of the nation. At the national level, Mexicans have a dominance that dwarfs ...


Latino Students And The Massachusetts Public Schools, Miren Uriarte, Lisa Chavez Sep 2011

Latino Students And The Massachusetts Public Schools, Miren Uriarte, Lisa Chavez

Miren Uriarte

This report presents basic information about Latino students in the public schools of Massachusetts. First, recent population data on Latino youth and public school enrollment are presented, highlighting those areas of the Commonwealth where Latinos are densely concentrated. The report then proceeds to the achievement of Latino students in the schools, highlighting recently published cohort dropout data and MCAS test results for Latinos. Finally, the report examines the after-high-school plans of Latino graduates.


Rhode Island Latinos: A Scan Of Issues Affecting The Latino Population Of Rhode Island, Miren Uriarte, María Estela Carrión, Juan Carlos Gorlier, Charles Jones, Natalie Carithers, Juan Francisco García Sep 2011

Rhode Island Latinos: A Scan Of Issues Affecting The Latino Population Of Rhode Island, Miren Uriarte, María Estela Carrión, Juan Carlos Gorlier, Charles Jones, Natalie Carithers, Juan Francisco García

Miren Uriarte

The Latino Population has grown dramatically in Rhode Island in the last two decades. This has been particularly the case in Central Falls and Providence where Latinos make up 48% and 30% of the population, respectively. This influx has created a shift in the racial/ethnic make up of these cities and in the cultural background of large sectors of the residents. The arrival of large numbers of persons who do not speak English and who are not familiar with the structure and practice of public services would, under any circumstance, present a challenge. But the fact that they are ...


The Meaning Of The Browning Of America, Miren Uriarte Aug 2011

The Meaning Of The Browning Of America, Miren Uriarte

Miren Uriarte

Many of you are in the same position that many of us are in the academy or at the community level. We have two jobs. That of doing the work we are paid to do - be it research or anything else - as well as developing the awareness of those around us of the particular needs of Latinos in the hopes of having the community receive a more equitable treatment. In my experience, there is no other way to accomplish both jobs and remain sane without getting together with others in the same situation and discussing strategies and action. I salute ...


Grappling With The Intersection Of Language And Ability Differences: Equity Issues For Chicano/Latino Students In Special Education, Alfredo J. Artiles, Federico R. Waitoller, Rebecca A. Neal Dec 2010

Grappling With The Intersection Of Language And Ability Differences: Equity Issues For Chicano/Latino Students In Special Education, Alfredo J. Artiles, Federico R. Waitoller, Rebecca A. Neal

Rebecca Neal

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An Ethnographic Study Of The Social Context Of Migrant Health In The United States, Seth M. Holmes Phd, Md Dec 2005

An Ethnographic Study Of The Social Context Of Migrant Health In The United States, Seth M. Holmes Phd, Md

Seth M. Holmes PhD, MD

Background

Migrant workers in the United States have extremely poor health. This paper aims to identify ways in which the social context of migrant farm workers affects their health and health care.

Methods and Findings

This qualitative study employs participant observation and interviews on farms and in clinics throughout 15 months of migration with a group of indigenous Triqui Mexicans in the western US and Mexico. Study participants include more than 130 farm workers and 30 clinicians. Data are analyzed utilizing grounded theory, accompanied by theories of structural violence, symbolic violence, and the clinical gaze. The study reveals that farm ...


Afro-Latino Legacy In The United States: Keynote At Tuskegee U., Refugio I. Rochin Dec 2001

Afro-Latino Legacy In The United States: Keynote At Tuskegee U., Refugio I. Rochin

Refugio I. Rochin

This keynote addresses the origins Afro-Latinos, U.S. Latino relations with African-Americans and, suggestions for working together. The audience included leaders from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Latino guests and Rosa Parks, our inspiration for civil rights in America.