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The New Turn in Chicano/Mexicano History: Integrating Religious Belief and Practice

David G. Gutiérrez

in Catholics in the American Century: Recasting Narratives of U.S. History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451409
eISBN:
9780801465642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451409.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter returns to the subject of immigration, from when the American Catholic century began. Senator Edward Kennedy led the reform of the nation's immigration laws. Latino Catholic immigrants, ... More


Simulating U.S. Demographics and Economics: Beginning in 1970

Jagadeesh Gokhale

in Social Security: A Fresh Look at Policy Alternatives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226300337
eISBN:
9780226300368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300368.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Analyzing Social Security's finances and the impact of reforms requires a model of both the program itself and of the population that it will affect. Most studies of Social Security use highly ... More


Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The nation's Latina/o population has now reached over 50 million, or 15 percent of the estimated total U.S. population of 300 million, and a growing portion of the world's population now lives and ... More


Trends in Assistance with Daily Activities: Racial/Ethnic and Socioeconomic Disparities Persist in the U.S. Older Population

Vicki A. Freedman, Linda G. Martin, Jennifer Cornman, Emily M. Agree, and Robert F. Schoeni (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter investigates the older U.S. population trends in forms of assistance with daily activities and disparities in assistance by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Significant ... More


Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Gwyneth Mellinger

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037382
eISBN:
9780252094644
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037382.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the complex history of the decades-long ASNE (American Society of News Editors) diversity initiative, which culminated in the failed Goal 2000 effort to match newsroom demographics ... More


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