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Latino Culture
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...Latino Culture Please write your First middle initial(s), and of the Introduction The term “Latino” is generally used for those people living in America, whose origins are from numerous countries including Mexico, Spain, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba and others. On the other hand, the term “Hispanic” refers only to the people from Spain. The largest number of Latinos in the United States come from Latin America in central and south America, with their numbers increasing rapidly from 1990 to 2000. The ongoing immigration of large numbers of Latinos into the United States is during an era dominated by...
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Latino dropouts
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...Latino Dropouts. The Latino population is probably the faster growing ethnic minority in the US. However they seem to be lagging behind in academic performance and achievement. Educationally progress seemed stalled at the high school level. This puts Latinos at a great disadvantage in several areas especially in the labor market where they have less opportunities for well paying employment, and they are at risk for socially debilitating behavior such as illegal activity and teen pregnancy. Fry (2003)1 reports statistics of high school dropouts from the US Department of Education. In 2000, about 530,000 Hispanic 16- 19 year olds were classified as dropouts, a percentage of 21.1. However, many... ...
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Latino Studies
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...Latino Studies History of the flow of children to the U.S.-Mexico border The history of Latino child migration into the United States-Mexico border has its roots from the removal of the democratically elected president of Honduras in June 2009, through a coup that received implicit support from the United States. Despite the military support, from the United States the county political system continued to deteriorate which finally saw the country being the most dangerous in the world. To make things worse, the intensified campaign of the Mexican government in opposition to drug cartels in Mexico transferred Honduras into a major drug distribution center (Alamo par.1). Keeping in mind... ...
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Latino film
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...Latino film is built through her power to pursue her dream despite the circumstances that prove to be all against her. In the first part of the film, after the girl visits the church where she has lit candles in the memory of her parents, she is confronted by two old ladies who sit near the house. The women ask in Rosa’s native language where she... The Number 13 December Rosa in El Norte Vs Frida Kahlo in Frida While El Norte, Gregory Nava’s 1983 film, is believed to be a modern epic of immigration, thematically, it is certainly more than just immigration, and this makes the film stand out of the crowd. The film tells the story of two siblings – a brother and a sister – who flee from their home country ...
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Latino Culture is Growing
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...Latino Culture is Growing Hispanic Americans are a large part of the US culture. They currently comprise over 15% of the population (US Census Bureau, 2008), and as such are the largest ethnic minority in the country. However, in the past Latin Americans have often been compartmentalised and their influence has not been felt in the mainstream, and they were not well represented within culture. A good example is how Madonna played Evita in the 1980s, showing that Latin American actors were not widely found within the movie industry (Stapinski, 1999). However, this is all changing as the population of Latin Americans grows faster than the population of Anglo Americans and as...
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Final Latino Project
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...Latino Project of the of the of the Abstract The United States comprises of people of different ethnic group. Out of all the ethnic groups, Latino children are more obese and prone to type two diabetes (Korte (2009). Obesity is one of the serious health issues prevailing in the Latino communities from a long period of time. The assignment aims at designing a proposal to develop, implement and evaluate a health care program addressing to the obesity problems prevailing in children ages 12-17 of the Latino Community of Los Angeles (Baranowski, Thompson, 2002). It needs to be mentioned that nutrient poor food and lack of physical activities along... ?Running Head: health science and medicines Final Latino...
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Latino/Hispanic Culture
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...LATINO/HISPANIC CULTURE Latino culture is a term that applies to the customs, traditions, and behaviors of a diverse and difficult to define group. Essentially it refers to people who have some origin in Latin America, people who are sometimes referred to as Hispanics. Hispanics can be of any skin color, as the term primarily refers to a cultural and linguistic history rather than a racial one. The culture itself is what defines Hispanics, and this Latino culture is sometimes synonymous with a social group that has a broad but recognizable set of characteristics. The general characteristics of this social group can be divided into three behavioral areas, to include family values... ?CHARACTERISTICS OF...
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Hispanic-Latino Americans
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...Latino A good example of a successful American Hispanic community in the United s of America are the Spanish or the Spaniards. This is true in relative and comparative terms against the Latino Americans due to their different social life and immigration patterns and programs on how they entered the United States of America. The predisposition and the mode of entry into the United States of America or the Americas as in the case of Hispanic Americans exposed them to different set of conditions and privileges. This paper will draw the distinctions and privileges that the Hispanics had over and above the Latino Americans thereby explaining or justifying the gap between them... Comparison: Hispanics vs...
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Contemporary Latino Narrative Film
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...Latino Narrative Film Motorcycle Diaries Introduction Motorcycle Diaries is a Spanish film about one of the most revolutionary characters in world history, Arnesto Che Guevara. The film depicts Guevara as a young man who experiences a life-changing event when in travels across his own country. Guevara start on the journey with his friend, Granardo and seeing the miseries of the communist around him, his ideologies begin to change (Ching, Buckley and Lozano- Alonso, 247). This paper is an attempt to analyze the movie with respect to this transformation. This paper will analyze how the director narrates the stories and uses different devices to help support his narration. The paper... Contemporary...
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Latino Narrative film
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...Latino Narrative Film The Motorcycle Diaries (2004) can hardly be d a movie in a sense modern audiences are used to. Covering the adventures of two friends crossing whole South America on motorcycle, this film is a real travelogue. Besides, it is based predominantly on the account found in the published memoir of one of two Latino travelers – Ernesto Che Guevara, whom Jean-Paul Sartre once called “the most complete man in history”, as well as the book of his travelling companion Alberto Granado entitled Travelling with Che Guevara (Brussat and Brussat, “Film Review”). My goal in this paper is to explore The Motorcycle Diaries in depth focusing on the way the spiritual... The Number 11 May Latino...
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Latino/a Literature
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...Latino Literature Angie Cruz is one of the renowned of all times and she has made it very far in the literature world having various effects on the different types of people that engage in reading her books. One of her most successful books goes by the name Soledad. Soledad is a novel that discusses many issues that contemporary women go through in society. It is important to analyze the different themes in terms of repercussions that the novel has. This is by indulging in an in depth analysis of the book and consequently understand the plight of women in the contemporary society. Soledad is the girl in the novel that takes up the lead role. She is portrayed as a highly...
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Latino Narrative Film
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...Latino Narrative Films (Topic Latino narrative films in the recent decade came on the international movie industry stage as a meaningful subject. It gave the cinematograph a number of talented actors and directors. Their works enriched the world’s cinema treasury. The Latino narrative film was just picking up the steam in the end of the 80’s and at the beginning of the 90’s. From the very beginning Latino cinematography won a number of prized at the leading film festivals of the world. Speaking about Latin cinema of that period, it is worth mentioning that common historical destiny of the all countries of the continent largely led to the commonality of the social problems... Month Comparison of the...
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Latino Urbanism in Los Angeles
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...Latino Urbanism in LA Roja, James (36) evaluates the impact made by the Latino community in their settlements, especially in transforming the areas into vibrant residential places. He categorizes his analysis into four societal pillars; mobility and encounters, entrepreneurship, public and religious life and recreation and open space. James depicts the innovation by the community when faced with a shortage of resources, a fact derived from the Latino community behavior. The community makes use of the little amenities at their disposal to create survival opportunities that are the region’s economic hub in a densely populated area, comprised of majorly Roman Catholic believers... . In this...
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Latino Immigrates Unemployment in America
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...Latino Immigrates Unemployment in America Unemployment is a situation where there are people who are willing, and they are capable of working fail to secure jobs in the job market. This condition is mostly caused by instability in the economic performance of a country. These economic instabilities bring recessions and depressions, which results to massive unemployment. Unemployment cases affect both the native-born American and the immigrant. However, the immigrants suffer more from unemployment than the native-born Americans. Blacks are the worst hit by unemployment, and they are followed by the Mexicans and then the Hispanics or the Latinos. This brief overview will explore the situation... ...
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Latino studies. Latino Youth in Juvenile / Criminal Justice
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...Latino Struggles Consecutive sessions of violence forced by racist discriminations in America havebeen a major issue for the Latino community for a long time. The experience of Latino youth in the present American context is exposed with a high intensity of criminal image by the policing and media systems in the country. Native as well as migrant groups of the community have been overwhelmingly looked down upon by the racist authorities in the country’s bureaucratic line of law and order and criminal justice management. A largely significant proportion of the publicity of the violence and criminal activities in the country projects the Latino youth in the socially arrogant side; however... Add (Add (Add...
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The criminalization of latino youth
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...Latino Youth Introduction We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness… The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776. These words penned by Benjamin Franklin more than 200 years ago remain the most profound expression of what democracy is and how people should be governed in a civilized world. The realities of modern America sadly belie the lofty ideals espoused by this hallowed document. The ‘Mother of Exiles’ beckoned with the words ‘Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free... ?The Criminalization of...
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Being Latino in Corporate America
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...Latino in Corporate America Affiliate Being Latino in Corporate America Introduction Any element of discrimination, whether subtle or overt, tends to be very detrimental to the performance of any employee in the various places of work. Besides interfering with the productivity of the individual workers, the entire company is also put at stake. Under severe cases, the company may get exposed to the lawsuit. This is especially in case the act involves a violation of the various federal and state regulations that are laid down to help protect particular groups (Ayres & Siegelman, 2005). The discrimination against those from the minority group of any kind, whether based on gender, race, origin... Being...
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Gender Gap Among Latino Partisans
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...Latino and Latina Partisans Gender has been central to the political debate as more women have entered the political arena and their power as a voting bloc has been a critical factor in both local and national elections. Race and ethnicity have likewise been an issue as political campaigns attempt to garner a larger share of these critical social groups. Much has been written about the influence of feminism, the black vote, and women's issues, but Latinos have more often been portrayed as a bloc without regards to gender and its effect on partisan politics. Is there a gender gap among Hispanic voters A review of the literature reveals that Latinos make up one of the largest social... The Gender Gap:...
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History of Latino Immigrants in Los Angeles
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...Latino Immigrants in Los Angeles Word Count: 1070 (4 pages) I. Introduction Here, it will be attempted to examine three main elements: where Latino immigrants settled first in Los Angeles; the assimilation of Latino immigrants in L.A.; and finally, challenges and how to improve city planning and urban design in accordance with the facts that have been presented within this research’s scope. II. Where Latino Immigrants Settled First in L.A. Like many other ethnic groups that first moved to cities in the past two centuries, at first Latinos were not well-received. Latinos began to move to Los Angeles in the late 19th century. “Chicano/Latino families began to move to other areas in Los... ? The History of...
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Hispanic/latino expansion in the USA
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...Latinos’ Expansion in America The United s is known for its freedom. People who travel to the US, or who choose to immigrate there know that once they are on US soil, they are treated equally and have a say in the government. This is why it is envied by many other countries around the world. Without the US’ ability to offer such freedom, it would not be known for what it is today; a democracy. With democracy comes diversity and expansion. What one country lacks, it is filled with another country’s power. In the past 10 years, Hispanics and Latinos have made up a large percentage of the US’ landmass. The US is continuing to receive quite a wide-load of...
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Immigration: Latino Group In American Contemporary Times
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...Latino group in American contemporary times) Global issue (Immigration - Latino) For decades, numerous people have sought ways on how to pave their respective ways to step in the American soil. This is to achieve their respective goals, which numerous accounts term US as a land of opportunities (Lesser, 2011). Therefore, each year numerous people cross US boundaries in quest of realizing their dreams including scholars and students (Stuen, Mobarak & Maskus, 2012). Studies so far conducted concerning the effect of immigration to US’ sectors (economic and social) have confirmed both positive and negative impacts. Based on Stuen, Mobarak and Maskus (2012) study, he contends numerous... Immigration (Latino...
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Asian Americans and Hispanic/Latino Americans
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...Latino Americans The recent decades have witnessed a dramatic increase in the immigration patterns from the Asian countries and Latin America. This trend has consequently led to a profound reshaping of ethnic and race relations in America which has been regarded as the world’s immigrant’s premier destination. The impact of the immigration has been felt in several sectors in United States including the nation’s politics, social life, its economy and religious differences. These immigrants also have peculiar ethnic diversity which they carried along as they moved to America and have posed a challenge to both the immigrants and the United States. The main challenge came... Asian Americans and...
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Hispanic / Latino American Diversity Different Policies
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...Latinos who live in the United s, one finds that the policies revolve around the individuals depending on their surroundings. Several studies have shown that the police in the United States treat the Latinos and African Americans in the same manner. Race is one of the most powerful vices that explain the rude attitudes toward the police or from civilian to civilian in the United States. Most of these Latinos have their roots from Puerto Rico and Mexico. They do differ from one another in terms of immigration experiences and cultural identities. However, they are brought together by a common... ?Policies Affecting Mexicans Living in the United s Considering the policies which affect the Mexicans and...
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The Effects of Immigration Laws/Reform on the Latino Community
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...Latino community? What are the effects of Immigration laws/Reform on the Latinocommunity? Insert Name Insert Grade Course Insert Tutor’s Name 31 May 2012 Introduction The effects of immigration laws on the Latino community are diverse in essence and implication making it a complex subject of discussion. Fundamentally, immigration laws define the regulatory framework of the movement of people and further determine social atmosphere of immigrants in the respective regions. The Latino community have moved to the US in large numbers and the community’s immigration patterns are pegged on the social environment in the country... , which is in turn governed by the immigration laws and policies...
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Stigma of depression and treatment among hispanic/latino population
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...Latino population The research looks into the role of culture in stigmatizing depression among the Latino population. It also investigated how culture hampered the Latino population in seeking effective mental health intervention due to the negative perception on depression medication. Other factors were also considered in the development of depression such as acculturation among migrant Latinos and the cultural intolerance about homosexuality that contributed to the prevalence of depression among Latinos. Poverty in addition to culture was also identified as one of the factors identified to have caused depression... of which the research recommends further research into the subject...
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Political Participation by Latino Non-Citizens in the US
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...Latino Non-Citizens in the United States,” presented a re-examination of the Latino non-citizens’ level of political participation and its inherent implications through the data-set, LNPS or the Latino National Political Survey and the coverage of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban respondents. Significance The study’s significance was anchored on two crucial variables: 1) the extensive population of the Latino non-citizens; and 2) the duration of time spent in the country, covering only the pre-naturalization years (Leal, 2002). These variables were considered indicative of various potential contributions... -- be it political, economical, or social. Moreover, political participation was...
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The Housing Condictions of Latino(as) in New York City
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...Latinos in New York Despite the fact that racial isolation is connected with well being status, few studies have inspected this relationship around Latinos. We analyzed the impact of race/ethnic gathering centralization of Latinos, blacks and whites on all-reason death rates inside a profoundly isolated metropolitan territory, New York City (NYC). We joined NYC mortality records from 1999 and 2000 with the 2000 U.S. Enumeration information by postal district zone. Age-balanced death rates by race/ethnic fixation were computed. Straight relapse was utilized to focus the affiliation between populace attributes and mortality. Blacks living in overwhelmingly dark ranges had bring... Housing Conditions of...
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Racial issues among black & latino boys in school
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...Latino students are isolated in schools wherein students who are non-white comprise the majority of the school population, they are very probable to discover themselves in schools wherein poverty is extremely apparent. This is obviously not the scenario with segregated White students, who are enrolled in majority-white schools wherein most of the students belong from the middle class (Rothstein, 1995). This is a fundamental variation, since concentrated poverty is related to mediocre... I. Introduction Although we normally consider segregation as a racial or ethnic phenomenon, it is essential to also understand that the chronic segregation has an influential class factor. As African-American and Latino ...
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Coping with racism as a latino in the US
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...Latino Racism is referred as the believe that race accounts for differences and ability making some race superior to others or a general prejudice and discrimination based on race. The southwest of United States is now the fastest growing, with many seeking low wages jobs in contraction and manufacturing. Since 1990 the states of, Alabama ,Arkansas, North California, South Carolina and Georgia have been privileged to add up to1.6 million Latinos, most of them being workers and with their families (Chavez 2011). Human beings have in the past and present been discriminative of anything that is not similar to them. From the very first day the world was created... , discrimination sprout its root...
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Crime & Social Control of Latino(as) in New York City
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...Latinos, have been look at as welfare-seekers and sometimes as criminals (Warner, 2005). Latest studies on New York police departments reveled and confirmed that police stop persons from minority racial and ethnic groups more often compared to white people. Stop rates have been argued to be relatively more accurately in reflecting the rates of crimes by ethnic group, or elevation of crime rates in particular social areas. The research... Crime and Social Control Instruction Crime and Social Control Crime and social control involves aspects that impact our society, as well as, the implementations of those aspects in controlling crime. Historically, persons from minority ethnic groups, in this case the...
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The Political Setting of Latino(as) in New York City
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...Latinos has been on a steady increase. The modern day United States society has a significant number of Latinos. These numbers are set to increase with the increase in the level of immigrants in the country. In New York, the situation is similar. New York City has been a dwelling place for many Latinos in the United States. Latinos make up 30% of the city’s population which is 5% less than the Whites (Voices of New York, 2012). Due to this high population, the Latinos in New York need a voice in the city management system. For many years... Latina Political setting in New York affiliation Latina political setting in New York Since the census conducted in the United States in 1900, the population of...
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Chicano Studies (Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present)
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...Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press , 2002. Elena, A. & M.D. Lopez & W. Salles. The Cinema of Latin America. London: Wallflower Press, 2004. Hart, Stephen. A Companion to Latin American Film. UK: Tamesis Books, 2004. King, John. Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America. UK: Verso, 2000. Noriega, Chon, ed. Visible Nations: Latin American Cinema and Video. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2000. Shaw, Deborah. Contemporary Cinema of Latin America. New York: Continuum, 2003. Shaw, L. & S. Dennison (eds). Latin American Cinema: Essays on Modernity, Gender and National Identity. North...
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HIV and the latino community in the U.S
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...Latinos and HIV in the United s According to the U.S. Census Bureau (2007), there are about 52 million Hispanic Americans in the United s as of July 1, 2011. They are the nation’s largest ethnic minority. They constitute 16.7 percent of the total population. These are just the ones in the mainland. Other Hispanics in Puerto Rico, which is a Caribbean U. S. Territory, amount to 3.7 million more residents. Around the world, there are 34.2 million people living with HIV as of 2011. In that year alone, 2.5 million were newly infected (World Health Organization, 2011). In the United States, 1.2 million people are living with HIV. African Americans have the highest prevalence of...
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Achy Obejas's Ruins Place in US Latino Literature
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...Latino Literature Published in 2009, Achy Obejas’s “Ruins” hassecured its place in US Latino literature because of its political and economical relevance. The book covers a significant period in the history of international relations between the United States and Cuba; hence, its main protagonist, USnavy (a rare name coined from the one scribbled on a US Warship) confirmed that Achy Obejas had a premonition that his book would raise some dust in US literary cycles. USnavy, the main character in the novel “Ruins” does not let anything stand in his way of revolutionary loyalty to his home country Cuba. Despite the abject poverty that threatens his and his... Your Achy Obejas’s “Ruins” Place in US Latino...
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Achy Obejas's Ruins place in US Latino literature
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...Latino Literature Published in 2009, Achy Obejas’s “Ruins” has secured its place in US Latino literature because of its political and economical relevance. The book covers a significant period in the history of international relations between the United States and Cuba; hence, its main protagonist, USnavy (a rare name coined from the one scribbled on a US Warship) confirmed that Achy Obejas had a premonition that his book would raise some dust in US literary cycles. USnavy, the main character in the novel “Ruins” does not let anything stand in his way of revolutionary loyalty to his home country Cuba. Despite the abject poverty that threatens his... 1 Your Achy Obejas’s “Ruins” Place in US Latino...
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Chicano Studies (Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present)
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...Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present) Answer to Question no 3. Introduction: Compared to early decades of the 20th century, the tradition of Latin American film making and narrative has made enormous progress till the contemporary era. At the initial stage Latin American film direction and productions were basically aimed at receiving affiliation from the mainstream Hollywood film industry. The socio-cultural turmoil among Latin American nations, lives of common people, their dilemma and problems of Revolution (1911-19) were used by the Western directors; compared to that the Latin American film industry remained almost passive and was busier in importing movies from Europe... in complete...
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...? CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS: PORTRAIT OF TERESA AND SALT OF THE EARTH The movie Portrait of Teresa revolves around the struggle of a Cuban woman who exemplifies the struggle and hardships of Cuban women during the times of revolution. They played a major role in making the revolution more effective. Teresa has been depicted a traditional Cuban woman whose life revolves around her home, her work and her commitment as an activist in the movement. Being a woman, she had to face a difficult time in managing her home and as an activist. As a wife, she was faced with the jealousy and infantilism of her husband. In later scenes, to cope with the hardships and growing hostility... CRITICAL...
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...CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MAIN CHARACTERS: PORTRAIT OF TERESA AND SALT OF THE EARTH The movie Portrait of Teresa revolves around the struggle of a Cuban woman who exemplifies the struggle and hardships of Cuban women during the times of revolution. They played a major role in making the revolution more effective. Teresa has been depicted a traditional Cuban woman whose life revolves around her home, her work and her commitment as an activist in the movement. Being a woman, she had to face a difficult time in managing her home and as an activist. As a wife, she was faced with the jealous and infantilism of her husband. In later scenes, to cope with the hardships and growing hostility from her... ANALYSIS...
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How The Media Has Influenced in the Construction of the US Latino Identity
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...Latinos. Latinos are becoming such an influential group of American society and culture that on August 22, 2005, Time ran the cover story titled “The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America.” Since 2005, Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report have devoted their cover stories to ever increasing pessimism toward the issue of immigration and increased nativist and anti-immigrant sentiment directed toward Latino immigrants. This is evident in the example of the Newsweek cover story published on April 10, 2006, titled “Illegals Under Fire” and then on the same day... assignment is due In the 2000 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau concluded that the largest minority group in the United States was...
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How the media has influenced in the construction of the US latino identy
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...Latinos. Latinos are becoming such an influential group of American society and culture that on August 22, 2005, Time ran the cover story titled “The 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America.” Since 2005, Time, Newsweek, and U.S. News & World Report have devoted their cover stories to ever increasing pessimism toward the issue of immigration and increased nativist and anti-immigrant sentiment directed toward Latino immigrants. This is evident in the example of the Newsweek cover story published on April 10, 2006, titled “Illegals Under Fire” and then on the same day... assignment is due In the 2000 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau concluded that the largest minority group in the United States was Latinos. ...
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Literature Review - Increasing the retention and graduation rate of Latino college students
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...Latino college Literature Review: Higher education is the cardinal means of upward mobility in society today. The rate at which students are enrolled in colleges signifies both the value they place in the attainment of higher education in comparison to other pursuits and their accessibility to it. Despite an overall growth in the higher education system in America over the last thirty years, there has been a constant decline in the transition of Latino students from high school to the college. In 1970s and 1980s, there occurred rapid growth in higher education, and the racism in schools also reached its apogee, which essentially discouraged Latino... ?Increasing the retention and graduation rate of...
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*International Relations* Latino Politics in the US. (economic or political analysis)
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...Latino Politics in the US Latino Politics in the US In United s, Latinos are one of the most growing groups. The 1990 United States census showed that the Latinos population to be 22.4 million. The Latino is composed of five groups namely: Puerto Ricans, Mexican, Salvadorans, Cubans, and Guatemalans. There vast population has big influence on the voting pattern in elections which are normally held in United States. As from 1960s, the 1965 Voting Right Act and the 1964 Civil Right Act societies legislations’ formations mainstreamed more Americans to politics, where Latinos where powerful on the issue (Garcia, 2003, p. 31). This made the Latinos vote to have great impact on national... Running Head: Latino ...
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High-risk Sexual Behaviors of Young Black and Latino Men and HIV-positive Males
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...LATINO MEN High-risk Sexual Behaviors of Young Black and Latino Men and HIV-positive Males (your name) (your school’s name) In partial fulfillment of the requirements for PSY389 (instructor’s name) (date) The article is a result of a qualitative study focused on trying to understand the sexual behaviors of young Latino and African American men as they continue to engage in sex with partners who have been diagnosed with HIV. The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention had reported 42,929 cases of AIDS in 2008 with blacks making up 62% and Hispanics 17% of the HIV/AIDS cases in the minority group. Knowing the factors that influence this particular... ?Running head: SEXUAL BEHAVIORS OF YOUNG BLACK AND...
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Learning Activity 1: A Latino Youth Photovoice Project on Teen Pregnancy
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...Latino Youth Photovoice Project on Teen Pregnancy. Hispanic Health Care International, 12(2), 63-70. doi: .org/10.1891/1540-4153.12.2.63. This study was done to discover the weaknesses as well as the strengths of the communities living in Pacific Northwest concerning early teenager pregnancy. Photographs of risk accelerating as well as preventive measures were taken and various themes selected, researched on and presented to community. 1. Synopsis appraisal The study addresses the disparities contributed by lack... Learning Activity Appraisal of the Findings of a Qualitative Study: Noone, J., Allen, T. L., Sullivan, M., McKenzie, G., Esqueda, T., & Ibarra, N. (2014). Escuchando a Nuestros Jovenes: A...
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Creating an Identity through Music in the USA (Hispanic/Latino Community)
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...Latino Community) It is worthy that the Hispanic/Latino community is uniquely inventive of their music just as the rest of the Caribbean people back in the Caribbean countries. This is because of the presence of almost different rhythms for every Island, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Dominican Republic. Some of these different versions of music include Calypso and Reggae as well as Salsa and merengue. However, some islands do have all the versions of music, and the distinguishing feature of Caribbean music and the rest is that the music is lively, fast, and explosive . Some argue that Caribbean music is at times about complaint well... of the country as well as praising the good guidelines...
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A META-ANALYSIS OF ADOLESCENT OBESITY AMONG IMMIGRANT LATINO POPULATION IN
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...LATINO POPULATION IN SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS Affiong Udoiwod Ph.D. Walden PUBH-8115-10 Instructor: Dr. Patrick Williams Spring Quarter 2011 Introduction This research project is focused on the most dramatic problem of the modern society- obesity. Especially, this problem has captured America. On the one hand, this country has a great potential to provide their nation with a worthy life level. On the other hand, the speediest tempos of Americans’ lives and their too active business activities or life positions prevent them from healthy diet. Thus, it is more comfortable for them to eat in fast foods and do not spend much time on cooking at home... ? A META-ANALYSIS OF ADOLESCENT OBESITY AMONG IMMIGRANT LATINO...
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Solutions to gang violance and the disproportionate minority contact/ confiniment of Latino youth in the Juvenile Justice/ Crimi
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...Latino youth in the Juvenile Justice/ Criminal Justice System. Introduction Gang activity in the United States is seen as a form of anti-social behaviour which is traditionally addressed by programs employing social control mechanisms, the main feature of which involves physical coercion. For a long time, tough anti-gang legislations that imposed punitive measures to weed out the “bad elements” were seen as the solution to the problems of violent gang activity and increasing frequency of Latino youth incarceration (Malec:81). However, despite their promulgation, the new laws failed to reduce these problems, and even... ?Solutions to gang violence and the disproportionate minority contact/ confinement of...
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Contemporary Latino Film
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...? Number] Comparison of Films: 21 Grams and Biutiful Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu is a director with adistinctive style of storytelling which is recognized by many critics and appreciated by many film lovers. 21 Grams is a film that was released in 2003 in which the director followed his disjointed style but he broke this trend with his latest film Biutiful released in 2011. The common factors about his films are his themes of love, religion, fate, alienation, compassion and interconnectedness. He has directed some of the best films ever seen in the industry with his unique style of storytelling evidently seen in his films. The main difference between the two films has been the chronology... Number]...
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Chicano latino essay
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... s of Poverty in Guadalupe and Chavez In Guadalupe and Chavez, the sof poverty originated from the social, political and cultural interactions in their community. According to Dohan, there are three institutions including: Subcultures, Social network, and Indigenous organizations (p217). These institutions act on and hold strong influence on the life style of Guadalupe and Chavez people. They are associated with the latter de-industrialization which influences poverty in many ways. The manner in which each institution acts on the society is controlled by numerous factors. This is aimed at separating individuals who earn their income using unlawful means from ones who with legal sources... s of Poverty ...
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Latino Narrative film
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...Introduction Frida Kahlo in the Movie Frida Carrie Rickey, a modern art critic, once called Frida Kahlo “a transformer of pain” (Rickey, “A Phenoms Phenomenal Art In the Art Museums Frida Kahlo). Indeed, the life of the flamboyant Mexican Modernist artist Frida Kahlo, who died just at the age of 47, was an experience of magic transformation and tough life choices – from pain to art through love and determination. It is probably this transformational power that has drawn attention of modern filmmakers to the personality of Frida Kahlo and made them want to bring her sad yet exciting story to screen. The 2002 movie Frida, directed by Julie Taymor, focuses on this transformational aspect... Frida Kahlo in...
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