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Racial Identity and Racial Treatment of Mexican Americans
How racial barriers play in the experiences of Mexican Americans has been hotly debated. Some consider Mexican Americans similar to European Americans of a century ago that arrived in the UnitedExpand
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Reading Activities and Reading Proficiency among Hispanic, Black, and White Students
  • V. Ortiz
  • Psychology
  • American Journal of Education
  • 1 November 1986
The most recent evidence from the National Assessment of Educational Progress shows that, despite large gains in reading proficiency by minority children over the last decade, Hispanic and blackExpand
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The diversity of Latino families.
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Language Orientation and Mental Health Status among Persons of Mexican Descent
This paper demonstrates that the relationship between language orientation and mental health varies by level of socioeconomic statuis. Amuong lower status Mexican Americans, whose languageExpand
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Competencia para cuidar en el hogar de personas con enfermedad crónica y sus cuidadores en Colombia
Antecedentes. La competencia para el cuidado en el hogar es parte de las caracteristicas fundamentales requeridas en la atencion de personas con enfermedad cronica y se describe como la capacidad,Expand
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Social stereotypes and judgments of individuals: An instance of the base-rate fallacy
Abstract Social stereotypes may be defined as beliefs that various traits or acts are characteristic of particular social groups. As such, stereotypic beliefs represent subjective estimates of theExpand
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Intergenerational Change in Ethnic Identity in the Puerto Rican Family 1
This research focuses upon intergenerational changes in ethnic identity within the family. The analysis is guided by the theoretical postulate that ethnic identity is influenced by receptivity toExpand
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Generations of Exclusion: Mexican-Americans, Assimilation, and Race
This long-awaited book was conceived serendipitously in 1992, when boxes of questionnaires used in a household survey of Mexican Americans in Los Angeles and San Antonio in the mid 1960s wereExpand
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Industrial Restructuring, Gender Segregation, and Sex Differences in Earnings
Men's and women's 1979 earnings are examined within a framework of the structural transformation of employment and the gender composition of jobs during the 1970s. Tests for interaction betweenExpand
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