Essays Tagged: "Latina"

The fertility decline in Latin

Fertility decline among young Latinas are largely due to the assimilation into American lifestyle, values and attitudes concerning ... ring, which become the means that illustrate the general theory of fertility transition among young Latinas. Research shows that American-born Latinas have a much lower fertility rate than that of imm ... . Research shows that American-born Latinas have a much lower fertility rate than that of immigrant Latinas in the state of California. Organizations like Planned Parenthood note that Latinas today ha ...

(1 pages) 486 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

A Report on "Belief Matters: Cultural Beliefs and the use of Cervical Cancer-Screening Tests."

soc., Volume 4, 2001, 1114-11127.This article examines different cultural and behavioral beliefs in Latina women that may affect their use of medical services, primarily with Pap exams and the risk fa ... and the risk factors of cervical cancer. Their objective was to use two different cultural models (Latina women, Anglo women) to show how much knowledge each had concerning the topic of cervical canc ...

(3 pages) 37 0 4.2 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

On-Line Learning Modules Immigrant and Mexican American Domestic Violence Or

o. (1993). "Gender/Sexual Orientation Violence and Transnational Migration: Conversations With Some Latinas We Think We Know." Urban Anthropology 22(3-4): 259-275.Domestic or Family Violence QUESTION ... We Know." Urban Anthropology 22(3-4): 259-275.Domestic or Family Violence QUESTION SET: Discuss how Latinas are at increased risk for sexual violence because of an economic need to cross borders. Indi ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

"Latin and Hispanic women in Contemporary Film"

Several decades ago Latina women started appearing in Hollywood films. The first few actresses to become known where Dol ... d Katy Jurado. These women were able to make a name for themselves in a society in which ultimately Latina women where not quite welcomed. The discriminations they had to overcome and changes they had ... n were achieving during their time. The roles they got were for the most part insignificant. Today, Latina or Hispanic women are still battling the war to obtain equal roles as those given to Anglo wo ...

(13 pages) 41 0 4.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

I Want to Be

tter with the American society. One of the changes she made was straightening her hair to look less Latina. For, people to feel accepted by society people have to do things that they may or may not li ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers