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Latinos in the United States.

By: Sáenz, Rogelio.
Contributor(s): Morales, Maria Cristina.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Chicester : Wiley, 2015Description: 1 online resource (319 p.).ISBN: 9781509500161.Subject(s): Hispanic Americans -- Cultural assimilation | Hispanic Americans -- Economic conditions | Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions | Hispanic Americans | Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Latinos in the United States: Diversity and ChangeDDC classification: 973/.0468 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Prefaces -- 1 Introduction -- The Deep Roots and Influences of Latinos on the US -- The Diversity of Latinos -- The Making of Latinos in the US -- Structure of the Book -- 2 The Diverse Histories of Latinos -- Historical Linkages between Latin American Countries and the US -- Summary -- 3 Historical and Contemporary Latino Immigration -- Theoretical Perspectives -- US Immigration Policies and Programs -- Historical Latin American Immigration to the US -- Questions Related to Latino Immigration in the Future -- Summary -- 4 The Demography of Latinos
Latino Population Trends -- Latinos and the Future US Population -- Demographic Variations in Latino Groups -- Summary -- 5 Political Engagement -- Theoretical Frameworks -- Rights Claiming: Chicano/Latino Civil Rights and Beyond -- Trends on Latino Political Perceptions -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Political Power -- Summary -- 6 Education -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Educational Trends among Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Education -- Summary -- 7 Work and Economic Life -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Labor Market Patterns of Latino Groups
Questions Related to the Future of Latino Work and Economic Life -- Summary -- 8 Families -- Culture versus Structural Perspectives -- Trends in Marriage, Family, and Households among Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Families -- Summary -- 9 Religion -- Historical Ties of Latinos to Catholicism and Our Lady of Guadalupe -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Religious Patterns of Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Religious Life -- Summary -- 10 Health and Health Care -- Stratification and Cumulative Advantages/Disadvantages -- The Latino Paradox
The Other Side of the Latino Paradox -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Health and Health Care -- Summary -- 11 Crime and Victimization -- Latinos and Social Constructions as Criminals -- Criminological Theoretical Frameworks -- Trends on Victimization and Perceptions of Crime -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Crime and Victimization -- Summary -- 12 Mass Media -- Theoretical Overview -- Historical Overview of Spanish-Language Mass Media -- The Framing of Latinos in the Print Media -- Mass Media Patterns Concerning Latinos
Questions Related to the Future of Latinos and the Mass Media -- Summary -- 13 Conclusions -- The Shift from a Bi-Racial to a Tri-Racial Framework -- The Structural Aspects of Racial and Ethnic Stratification -- Three Crucial Areas for Improving the Lives of Latinos -- The Implications of the Growing Latino Population on Societal Institutions -- Summary -- Appendices -- A. List of Occupations Comprising "Latino Immigrant Jobs" by Sex
B. Results of Multiple Regression Analysis Examining the Relationships between  Selected Predictors and the Logged Wage and Salary Income by Place of Birth and Sex, 2011
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Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Prefaces -- 1 Introduction -- The Deep Roots and Influences of Latinos on the US -- The Diversity of Latinos -- The Making of Latinos in the US -- Structure of the Book -- 2 The Diverse Histories of Latinos -- Historical Linkages between Latin American Countries and the US -- Summary -- 3 Historical and Contemporary Latino Immigration -- Theoretical Perspectives -- US Immigration Policies and Programs -- Historical Latin American Immigration to the US -- Questions Related to Latino Immigration in the Future -- Summary -- 4 The Demography of Latinos

Latino Population Trends -- Latinos and the Future US Population -- Demographic Variations in Latino Groups -- Summary -- 5 Political Engagement -- Theoretical Frameworks -- Rights Claiming: Chicano/Latino Civil Rights and Beyond -- Trends on Latino Political Perceptions -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Political Power -- Summary -- 6 Education -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Educational Trends among Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Education -- Summary -- 7 Work and Economic Life -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Labor Market Patterns of Latino Groups

Questions Related to the Future of Latino Work and Economic Life -- Summary -- 8 Families -- Culture versus Structural Perspectives -- Trends in Marriage, Family, and Households among Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Families -- Summary -- 9 Religion -- Historical Ties of Latinos to Catholicism and Our Lady of Guadalupe -- Theoretical Perspectives -- Religious Patterns of Latinos -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Religious Life -- Summary -- 10 Health and Health Care -- Stratification and Cumulative Advantages/Disadvantages -- The Latino Paradox

The Other Side of the Latino Paradox -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Health and Health Care -- Summary -- 11 Crime and Victimization -- Latinos and Social Constructions as Criminals -- Criminological Theoretical Frameworks -- Trends on Victimization and Perceptions of Crime -- Questions Related to the Future of Latino Crime and Victimization -- Summary -- 12 Mass Media -- Theoretical Overview -- Historical Overview of Spanish-Language Mass Media -- The Framing of Latinos in the Print Media -- Mass Media Patterns Concerning Latinos

Questions Related to the Future of Latinos and the Mass Media -- Summary -- 13 Conclusions -- The Shift from a Bi-Racial to a Tri-Racial Framework -- The Structural Aspects of Racial and Ethnic Stratification -- Three Crucial Areas for Improving the Lives of Latinos -- The Implications of the Growing Latino Population on Societal Institutions -- Summary -- Appendices -- A. List of Occupations Comprising "Latino Immigrant Jobs" by Sex

B. Results of Multiple Regression Analysis Examining the Relationships between  Selected Predictors and the Logged Wage and Salary Income by Place of Birth and Sex, 2011

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Rogelio Sáenz is Peter Flawn Professor of Demography and Dean of the College of Public Policy at the University of Texas, San Antonio <br> <br> Maria Cristina Morales is Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Texas, El Paso

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