Essays Tagged: "Latino"

Anxiety and depression in african-americans

sources. As a result, social and economic circumstances in North America suggest that the black and Latino communities have a higher risk for developing mental disorders than does the non-black make u ... l., p.53). In comparison to other ethnic groups, this is the highest rate with the exception of the Latino community at 68.7%. The closest group above the blacks are the Chinese at 35%. Not only are m ...

(6 pages) 190 0 3.4 Jan/1996

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

alcohol use prior to sex

ears old. The telephone survey employed a modified Mitofsky-Waksberg sampling technique to identify Latino households in nine states with concentrations of Latinos ranging from 5 to 39% in New York, N ... York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Latinos in these states represent 77% of all United States Latinos (Marín, 1992, 1103).The sc ...

(10 pages) 255 1 4.1 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Barney vs. Sesame Street

s disabled but was as able as the other kids. The races on the show were mixed. They consisted of a Latino boy, a Chinese girl, an African-American girl and more. On Sesame Street there was less of a ... of a mix of races. They just had the primary races of the United States like African-Americans and Latinos.While watching Barney, I noticed that a main focus was imagination and 'Playing Pretend'. Th ...

(2 pages) 55 1 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Cultural Diversity in Local Politics

970 to a narrow numerical plurality of 41 percent of the county's population in 1990.Meanwhile, the Latino and Asian Pacific population witnessed a doubling -- from 15% to 39% -- and near quadrupling ... y built on the assumption that three divers groups - African Americans, Asian Pacific Islanders and Latinos - could come together and pursue a coalition built on their common interests.But what do we ...

(14 pages) 355 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Does the gender gap in political attitudes and behavior vary across racial groups?

the role of gender may vary across racial groups. Political differences by gender among Asians and Latinos may be much smaller compared to the differences among groups with a more salient and unified ... ates as Asian men. This lack of a gender gap could not be applied to other racial groups, except to Latino citizens who voted in 1992. Otherwise, women registered and voted at slightly higher rates th ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hidden Barriers to Communicating in Multicultural Business.

life. For example in our discussion group, a Mexican girl said that she felt emotionally closer to Latino exchange students than other exchange students, because of their similar outlook on life and ... our group discover some truths in them.It was evident that the Germans are very different from the Latinos. The Germans tended to have a higher regard for order and efficiency, and they also respecte ...

(4 pages) 161 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Giving Minorities a Chance at Higher Education

monious society, and second that "racial preferences" it refers to admitting African- Americans and Latino students with out judging the SAT scores because this tests themselves are unbiased measures ... also points out how most of the universities seriously undertook the study of African-American and Latino cultures.The author closes this essay pointing out saying that taking students applications w ...

(5 pages) 108 1 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

An analytical essay critiquing Latino images in West Side Story

inions of the subordinate group based on what they see in a variety of movies. Take for example the Latino population. Since the inception of the United States film industry, Latinos have been misrepr ... lm industry, Latinos have been misrepresented in Hollywood feature films intended primarily for non-Latino audiences. West Side Story is a prime example of a film that contains negative imagery and st ...

(6 pages) 102 2 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Affirmative Action - Racial Inequality

U.S. Presidents" (Jackson 9). What happens to the rest of the American races? Where are the Blacks, Latinos and Asians? Some experts believe that, people who belong to those groups are grossly misrepr ... on an equal ground. Statistics show that about 12 % of Whites, 15% of Asians, and 30% of Blacks and Latinos are under the poverty line; 42% of Asian, 25% of White, and only less than 14% of Black and ...

(7 pages) 319 0 4.7 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Considering the economic status of black Americans and Hispanics in the 1970's, 1980's, and 1990's, it is easy to be cynical about the accomplishments of their reform movements in the 1960s

twentieth century, people of white European background made up under 80 percent of the population. Latinos were significant segments of the American population for many decades. The group experienced ... rnia and the Southwest, Mexicans because an increasingly important presence. High birth rats within Latino communities already in the United States further increased their numbers. In the 1980 census, ...

(3 pages) 34 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Antonio Sacre, a famous writer and story teller's ideas of American culture.

Antonio Sacre - Latino Culture The Cuba-Irish-American who came to tell enthusiastic stories of cultural diff ... The Cuba-Irish-American who came to tell enthusiastic stories of cultural differences between Latinos and Americans, Antonio Sacre possess an opinion people across America are privileged to hear ... holiday. The celebration is why Sacre is actually speaking across America and the special event is Latino Heritage Month. The month of September is designated for the Latino culture to stand up and b ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.9 Oct/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The fertility decline in Latin

tegorized to a culture factor. American culture promotes the trend of lower fertility rate, because Latinos are increasing their options of life-styles, just like everybody else; they want to enjoy li ...

(1 pages) 486 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

In the documentary film "The Color of Fear, "a group of men engaged in a candid discussion on racism.

d in a candid discussion on racism. The group consisted of eight men, and they were African, Asian, Latino, and White Americans. It was to show that all Africans, Asians, Latinos, or Whites do not thi ...

(3 pages) 50 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"La Cucaracha": An In-Depth Analysis using Lasswell's Three Functions of Media

ance appropriately relates when considering how Alcarez underscores stigmas frequently related with Latino-Americans. Correlation is accurately depicted by Alvarez through playing on stereotypes commo ... rrelation is accurately depicted by Alvarez through playing on stereotypes commonly associated with Latino-Americans. Transmission is portrayed in La Cucaracha by trying to disseminate myths about Lat ...

(3 pages) 1431 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The college student driven, Chicano Movement

dents, only to be reborn in the late 1990’s. Two peer-reviewed research articles which address Latino leadership development in the 1990’s and student attitudes of the late 1970’s will ... scussed.Marco Davis, in an article in the National Civic Review, addresses the issue of the lack of Latino leadership. “The Latino population is not well understood in the United States, partly b ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Binge drinking 2

ears old. The telephone survey employed a modified Mitofsky-Waksberg sampling technique to identify Latino households in nine states with concentrations of Latinos ranging from 5 to 39% in New York, N ... York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Latinos in these states represent 77% of all United States Latinos (Marín, 1992, 1103).The sc ...

(4 pages) 458 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Binge drinking 2

ears old. The telephone survey employed a modified Mitofsky-Waksberg sampling technique to identify Latino households in nine states with concentrations of Latinos ranging from 5 to 39% in New York, N ... York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Latinos in these states represent 77% of all United States Latinos (Marín, 1992, 1103).The sc ...

(4 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

The Diversity of Hispanic Americans

ethnic groups who speak Spanish it is not uncommon to hear them all grouped together as Hispanic or Latino. These groups are from many different countries and cultures. The three most populous groups ... indicated they spoke Spanish at home. Stateside Puerto Ricans had the highest percentage among U.S. Latinos of "linguistically isolated" households, which the Census Bureau defines as a household in e ...

(5 pages) 63 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Affirmative Action: The best way to solve the dilemma

he minorities poorer and discriminated against in everyday situations. Minorities today (Blacks and Latinos) suffer form poorer standards of living and low tier teachers, labs, facilities and counselo ... only. Under today's affirmative action just being black is enough to qualify. What if the Black or Latino is a rich person who has all the opportunities in the world to choose from?Implementing this ...

(4 pages) 16 0 5.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Book Review - Translation Nation

el Weiner or "Savage"). With all of this immigration let us take a look on how Americans change the Latino Immigrants and vice-versa.Much Apu About Nothing from Matt Groening's Simpsons is a wonderful ... local entities like state and county governments trying to solve their problems with the influx of Latino immigrants and the division these communities experience after their anti-immigrant laws.The ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2011

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American