Essays Tagged: "Hispanic"

Crime in the United States

e people most likely to become victims of violent crime are single low income African-Americans and Hispanics, ages 12 to 24 that are living in urban areas. The people most likely to become victims of ... he people most likely to become victims of property crimes are also low income African-American and Hispanics living in low-income urban areas. But the difference is that the age group jumps from 12 t ...

(2 pages) 61 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Hispanic Minority. Write an essay how you have changed the stereotype of your culture.

As a Hispanic, I?ve seen the way others have unfairly judged people of my ethnicity. Being a part of this ... perspective by presenting a different example through myself. From my experience, I know that many Hispanic students don?t feel the need to go to college, because they think that it?s not possible si ... hey were not given the opportunity, and other because they wouldn?t take the chance. I?ve seen many Hispanic students do exceptionally well in high school but after that there?s nothing. They?ve seen ...

(1 pages) 52 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Compare and contrast one of the poem to another form of expression Between Two Worlds

e generation to the other.In the "Kiss of Death", the author strongly clarifies the significance of Hispanic battle to fight against the force of assimilation in the mainstream American society. From ... to fight against the force of assimilation in the mainstream American society. From Rendon's view, Hispanics should preserve their own language and legacy in order to prevent themselves from losing t ...

(6 pages) 59 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Crytical Analysis

as a part of enforcing the traffic laws of their respective states. The real reason that blacks and Hispanics are subjected to disproportionately higher rates of traffic stops is because the police ha ... is not based on just pure speculation. Members of law enforcement have admitted that being black or Hispanic was and is a factor in their drug courier profile on which they decide who to stop and sear ...

(4 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Importance of ethnic culture: How important are cultural roots for yourself?

nd we live on. No matter what race we are -- we are always influenced to believe in our roots. I am Hispanic, my roots are very strong because in my household I was thought that morals and values and ... maybe because everyone has there ups and downs in life. One thing that is also very complex in the Hispanic culture is that most of the time the first language thought is Spanish and that can cause s ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Culture, Values, and Communication Paper

, I moved from Minnesota to the Texas-Mexico border and settled in Weslaco, Texas. I married into a Hispanic family and found the culture to be very interesting. Many of the Hispanic holidays are the ... e Hispanic holidays are the same as the American culture, but they celebrate in different ways. The Hispanic culture typically does not wait for Santa to arrive on Christmas Eve before opening their g ...

(3 pages) 215 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The film "Bowling for Columbine" explores the connection between racism and fear. Discuss.

shows such as Cops. He therefore interviews the former producer of Cops to understand why black and Hispanic (of Spanish origin) are demonized on the show Cops. Michael Moore asks Dick Herland why the ... tting they do. Herland actually contradicts himself when he quotes:"I don't think we show black and Hispanic people as being criminals. I'd like to say not more often, but probably they are more often ...

(7 pages) 44 0 4.3 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Affirmative Action

er on SAT's and had a grade point average almost ½ a point higher than African-Americans and Hispanics. Now with that in mind, it's clear, that on a average, white students in that college test ... , the graduation rates are much higher for the white students compared to the African-Americans and Hispanics. Is this fair for the minority? They are getting accepted, but in some cases,they are not ...

(4 pages) 78 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

I Am Hispanic

I can summarize my life in just three words: I am Hispanic. That is what the majority of people I know choose to believe. They believe that because I ... surround me and that I must therefore be entitled to special recognition. The problem is that I am Hispanic not because I choose to be but because society has chosen to label me so.I have spent my en ... my father resigned from the army and made the ultimate decision to move my family to an almost all-Hispanic community. This community was my first real connection with my heritage. I now know that I ...

(2 pages) 308 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Culturally Competent Care of the Hispanic Patient

ivity and respect to the cultural uniqueness of the patient (Stanhope & Lancaster, 2004).LD - A Hispanic WomanLD is a 35 year old Hispanic female who has agreed to answer questions regarding her c ... e United States from Mexico in the late 1960s. LD was raised with what she believes are traditional Hispanic beliefs and values. She answered questions about socioeconomic factors, family values, reli ...

(7 pages) 154 1 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Immigrants or Minorities

Hispanics as a minority or as immigrants; I believe this to be an answer that is looked upon differe ... answer that is looked upon differently by different peoples opinions. In my opinion, I believe that Hispanics are as much a minority group as are African Americans. Sure, at one time I agree that they ... ree that they were immigrants; they did of course migrate here from Mexico and the various outlying Hispanic countries, whether legally or illegally.Hispanics have been fused so much into American cul ...

(2 pages) 17 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Cultural Diversity: An Aztec-Mexican American Cultural Interview and Assessment

ices, childbearing and parenting practices along with culturally sensitive intervention to assist a Hispanic patient of Aztec-Mexican decent.Cultural Diversity: An Aztec-Mexican American Cultural Inte ... the United States. To gain their cultural perspective in healthcare one must listen to the voice of Hispanic women, as they are primarily responsible for maintaining family health within the Hispanic ...

(6 pages) 99 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Hispanic American Diversity, Cultural Diversity

�PAGE � �PAGE �7� Hispanic Diversity Hispanic American DiversityLaura GabbardWestern International UniversityETH 123 C ... abbardWestern International UniversityETH 123 Cultural DiversityFelicia BridgewaterFebruary 12, 2006Hispanic American DiversityWhile it is true that in the United States Hispanics are grouped together ... as many differences as there are similarities. The writer will illustrate this with four groups of Hispanics.Dominican-AmericansAs of the year 2000 there were 799,768 Dominicans (immigrants from the ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.7 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Ecuadorian Culture is Unique

no electric or running water and will occasionally walk the city streets.There are similarities in Hispanic cultures of the native South Americans and the new age families. The father is still consid ... e house and the children grow up with a moral responsibility for helping the family.Another way the Hispanic culture is unique is the way the families interact among each other. Hispanic people tend t ...

(2 pages) 9 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Marketing Research, Markets, and Developing a Strategy for Target Marketing

rves, should Wal-mart target the following markets: African-Americans, the Affluent, Empty Nesters, Hispanics, Suburbanites and Rural Residents? In today's world and the ongoing dilemma of illegal imm ... oing dilemma of illegal immigrants, I will focus more of this case on Wal-Mart and the targeting of Hispanics. This could be looked at in both a positive and a negative way depending on your stance on ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Hispanic American Diversity, ETH 125 Cultural Diversity

Hispanic Americans cultural diversity is emulated in the various groups as well as in the origins of ... l diversity is emulated in the various groups as well as in the origins of the individual cultures. Hispanic cultures have been swayed to different degrees by many traditions. Unification attempts of ... many traditions. Unification attempts of Hispanic Americans have often been tense among the various Hispanic American subgroups. Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Cuban Americans have very little ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Hispanic American Diversity

While it is true that in the United States Hispanics are grouped together as one race, there are many separate cultures. An immigrant from Braz ... as many differences as there are similarities. The writer will illustrate this with four groups of Hispanics.Dominican-AmericansAs of the year 2000 there were 799,768 Dominicans (immigrants from the ... he Dominican Republic) living in the United States. They account for less than three percent of the Hispanic population. A shrinking job market and political unrest led to immigration to the U.S. Near ...

(5 pages) 35 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Ethics; My Community and Race (ETH 125)

tly Caucasian children and I thought nothing of it. There were other ethnic groups like African and Hispanics that used the park, but not many.My Grandparents both worked, my Grandmother worked part-t ... , and third grade, I would go to the library. From what I can remember I was introduced to my first Hispanic women Mrs. Medina who was the schools librarian. Mrs. Medina was from Puerto Rico and spoke ...

(7 pages) 65 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Humanities: Health & Medicine: Case studies Incorporating cultural assessment in the care of families

assessed to provide the client with appropriate care.The scenario to be looked at is a 22-year-old Hispanic woman who is native to Mexico, Olivia Garcia, has 12 years of schooling and does not speak ... sical space, family organization, and alternative health practices and beliefs. Many members of the Hispanic culture believe an expression of negative feelings is considered impolite and in this scena ...

(7 pages) 62 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Prejudice

version. If we were raised in an environment that directed us towards fearing African Americans and Hispanics, are we expected to enter a work place or higher education facility without being biased? ... l group? Our parents raise us in prejudice homes and are actually oblivious to it all.Blacks steal, Hispanics are unfaithful to their spouses, whites are snobby, Indians smell, Arabics bomb anything a ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community