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Resurgent Voices in Latin America: Indigenous Peoples,

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Among the employed, unmarried people account for the minority of the insured (36.4%) and the majority of the uninsured (59.7%). – CPS, 2008 Among the unemployed, unmarried people account for the majority of both the insured (52.5%) and the uninsured (71.4%), further indicating a correlation between employment status and marital status. – CPS, 2008. 61.5% of insured adults aged 18-64 are married, compared to 38.5% unmarried, while 40.2% of uninsured adults aged 18-64 are married, compared to 59.8% unmarried. – CPS, 2008. 86.3% of married adults aged 18-64 years are insured, compared to 72.5% of unmarried adults, while 13.7% of married adults aged 18-64 years are uninsured, compared to 27.5% of unmarried adults. – CPS, 2008.

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Collecting Mexico: Museums, Monuments, and the Creation of

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The catalog is available online through the homepage of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York. In addition, while obesity risk tends to rise among adult immigrants as they become more acculturated to the American diet and health behaviors (Singh et al., 2011), there is evidence that children of the least acculturated immigrants have a greater risk of obesity than children of natives or settled immigrants, especially among boys, Whites, and Hispanics (Van Hook et al., 2009).

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Feminism, Nation And Myth: La Malinche

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Madison Avenue once dismissed Hispanics as too poor and uneducated to be worth taking seriously. Today, long lasting stone-made churches, aqueducts and missions stand like granite specters of yore reminding one of such a colossal epoch. Despite this special status, many members of these independent nations live in poverty and encounter overt discrimination. Over the four-year period, these factors cost the economy a total of $436.3 billion—lower worker productivity due to illness contributed $28 billion in excess costs, and premature death contributed $408.3 billion.

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No Greater Sacrifice: A Son's Model to Success

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In addition, social and economic inequality continued unabated, and Mexican Americans struggled to make their voices heard in national politics. The share of minorities in the civilian labor force grew from 18 percent in 1980 to 26 percent in 1998, and is projected to increase further. 62 While more minorities are getting the education that provides entry to higher-status jobs, many remain in "dead-end" jobs or face frequent unemployment.

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Border Odyssey: Travels along the U.S./Mexico Divide

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The NHANES III was designed to estimate the prevalence of common chronic conditions and associated risk factors for a representative sample of the civilian, noninstitutionalized population of the United States. 12 The first phase was conducted by the NCHS from 1988 through 1991. D. diss., University of Michigan, 1997); F. State and or Regional differences in the use of terms are frequently noted in the Southwest. The burning of an effigy of Judas may also form part of the religious activities (Samora, p. 228).

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Who's Buying by Race and Hispanic Origin

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In Mexico, the nation that historically has sent the largest numbers of migrants to the U. A case is reported every minute in this country, and it is estimated that a woman is abused every 9 seconds. Students who fall under the group of five to fourteen, are supposed to attend the school everyday at any cost. This acquisition was made final through the Gadsden Treaty of 1854 (Carlos Cortés, Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, p. 701).

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The Ghosts of Hero Street: How One Small Mexican-American

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Limited English Proficiency, Primary Language at Home and Disparities in Children's Health Care - 2005 study which found that parents with limited English proficiency are three times more likely than other parents to have a child in fair or poor health. S., representing roughly 27% of all households. – U. Daily Camera (Boulder), September 11, 1987, p. 4A. 14. The NLSY79 sample was drawn such that it was representative of Blacks, Hispanics, and non-Black non-Hispanics living in the United States in 1979.

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We Took the Streets: Fighting for Latino Rights with the

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In a parallel move, organizations that had previously identified with only one Latino sub-group, such as the Puerto Rican Legal Defense Education Association (now LatinoJusticePRLDEF) have changed their names and orientation to be more inclusive of all Latinos and also leverage collective action. However, a presidential tracking poll conducted by Hispanic Trends, Inc. reported that a significant majority of Hispanics still prefer the term Hispanic. For convenience, the odds ratios (ORs) for the 2-year cycles were re-expressed as the equivalent OR for a 1-year change.

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The Communist Party in South Africa: Racism, Eurocentricity

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The estimate that there were nearly 245 million adults in the U. However, the specific characteristics of the current economic crisis may have two types of consequences for foreign students. Now don't ask me why they should obey or even believe them, I haven't figured that out myself. Emphasis is placed on the response of the people viewing the Gautinaui couple. c1993. 31 min. The NSF provides specialized information for graduate students, in a comprehensive online listing of available aid.

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The Rhythm of Success: How an Immigrant Produced his Own

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Alcohol Health & Research World, 22(4), 260-264. Discuss and define the term “stereotype.” Prompt: “Who are Latinos? This direct translation method has been deemed the most unreliable method because it is dependent on the knowledge of the individual translator, yet it is the most widely used method (Erkut et. al., 1999). Epidemiological studies have shown that women with schizophrenia present about five years later than men with the disorder (Kulkarnia, Riedel, deCastella, Fitzgerald, Rolfe, Taffe, & Burger, 2001).