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Profile of Latinos’ Health

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter examines the health needs of Latinos. Any effort to understand the challenges Latinos face in seeking and obtaining health services to meet their needs must take into account the role of ... More


Best Practices with Latinos

Melvin Delgado

in Social Work with Latinos: A Cultural Assets Paradigm

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195301182
eISBN:
9780199863679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301182.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter discusses best practices with Latinos. Topics covered include the importance of social relationships, bilingual and bicultural concerns as united in the conceptualization of best ... More


Latino Small Businesses and Community Economic Development

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter studies the role of Latino small businesses in community economic and social development. The presence of Latino small businesses and active support of community celebratory events help ... More


Introduction: U.S. Latino Religions and Faith-Based Political, Civic, and Social Action

Gastó Espinosa, Virgilio Elizondo, and Jesse Miranda

in Latino Religions and Civic Activism in the United States

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195162271
eISBN:
9780199850365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162271.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter sets out the purpose of the book, which is to spotlight the importance of religion in the Latino community. The goal is to initiate a critical discussion about the impact of ... More


Latino Demographics and Geographic Dispersal

Melvin Delgado

in Latino Small Businesses and the American Dream: Community Social Work Practice and Economic and Social Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150897
eISBN:
9780231521789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150897.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the latest Latino demographics to serve as a backdrop for examining the interplay and interrelationship of numerous social and economic factors. The Latino community in the U.S. ... More


Preserving Our Heritage?: Reactions to Change and the 287(g) Program in Alamance County

Hannah Gill

in The Latino Migration Experience in North Carolina, Revised and Expanded Second Edition: New Roots in the Old North State

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646411
eISBN:
9781469646435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646411.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the reception of migrants as an introduction to issues of demographic change and economic transition in the state. Using Alamance County as a case study, this chapter discusses ... More


Separate but Equal

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

As has been seen Native American and African American congregations were separately established as a result of racism. This chapter looks at a number of other questions which have arisen: Would the ... More


Placing Barrios in Housing Policy

Kee Warner

in Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines the magnitude of the housing crisis in Latina/o communities and traces the history of the policies that have created it. Before the civil rights era, federal housing policies ... More


The Limits of Nationalism: Women’s Activism and the Founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of Latina women in Pilsen’s new politics and how they engaged in local activism. The most significant of these women’s groups was the Mujeres Latinas en Acción (Latina ... More


Latino/a Religious Communities and Immigration in Modern America

Arlene Sánchez-Walsh

in Faith in the New Millennium: The Future of Religion and American Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199372690
eISBN:
9780199372737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372690.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how different Latino/a religious communities responded to the immigration debates that occurred during the Obama presidency. Roman Catholic, Protestant (mainline and ... More


Perception Is Reality: Judging Cory Booker

Andra Gillespie

in The New Black Politician: Cory Booker, Newark, and Post-Racial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732441
eISBN:
9780814738689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732441.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the reputation of Booker as the mayor of Newark. Given the outstanding successes of the Booker administration in improving public safety and bringing jobs and economic ... More


Circular Activist Flows and the Rise of La Raza Unida Party in Texas

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that, as Mexican American and U.S. Latino activism became national in scope in the late 1960s, a variety of movements emerged from within the Mexican-ancestry community and the ... More


Pecking Order: Latino Newcomers, Receptions, and Racial Hierarchies

Angela Stuesse

in Scratching Out a Living: "Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520287204
eISBN:
9780520962392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287204.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter addresses how the growing presence of Latino communities transformed social hierarchies of race in Mississippi. The immigrants' arrival reinforced a racialized system in which whiteness ... More


Race and the Roots/Routes Traced by Latin Musicians

Christina D. Abreu

in Rhythms of Race: Cuban Musicians and the Making of Latino New York City and Miami, 1940-1960

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620848
eISBN:
9781469620862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620848.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the development of the earliest Latino communities in New York during the 1940s and 1950s. It explores how music played a role in the growth of the community, looking into the ... More


Aims, Frames, and Gains: Context, Curatorship, and Building Cultural Capital

Daniel E. Sheehy

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Focusing on two Festival music projects in Latin American/American Latino communities, the author (director and curator of Smithsonian Folkways Recordings) demonstrates the relationship between the ... More


Latina/o Immigration before 1965: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Lilia Fernández

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines the migration of Mexican immigrants, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans to Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s, long before the more widely recognized post-1965 immigration to the ... More


But Things Will Soon Take Change: Race and Power in Gold Rush San Francisco

Tomás F. Jr. Summers Sandoval

in Latinos at the Golden Gate: Creating Community and Identity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607665
eISBN:
9781469612720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607665.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines seemingly contradictory positions—where Latinos are objects of both racial violence and municipal protection—analyzing their emergence from within the story of the California ... More


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