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Hispanic And The Hispanic Culture

- The term Hispanic is used to describe Spanish speaking natives. Spanish is one of the fastest expanding languages in the world and accounts for 21 different countries as their official language. About half of Hispanics originate in Mexico, and there is a lot diversity within the 21 Hispanics countries, therefore even their own traditions and heritages will be specific to them. It is also important to remember that most Hispanics do not like to be referred to as Hispanic but instead from where they reside; for example, Mexican American and Puerto Rican....   [tags: Spanish language, Hispanic and Latino Americans]

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Marketing McDonald's to Hispanic Americans

- Product and competitive environment McDonald’s Corporation (MDC) known for its famous golden arches is the number one largest chain of fast food restaurant in the world. With headquarters in the United States and restaurants in 120 countries serving around 86 million customers a day. About 80% of the restaurants are operated by a franchisees or affiliates. McDonald's revenues come from the expenses paid by the franchisees such as fees, royalties, rent, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants....   [tags: McDonald's Hispanic Marketing]

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Hispanic American Culture Dance

- Hispanic American community are rooted from their origins in Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other Spanish speaking countries that have come together and form a culture in the United State of America. The culture is built in different categories; for instance, religion, social custom, health practices their privacy, and birth. They come from a comprehensive familiar culture that has been called the second in America. Because of their pride and affection they feel unsafe to give up their past. Their notoriety in the United State has been their resistance to assimilate; their guarded image of Hispanic-American culture has been the tongue of flame....   [tags: Hispanic, American, Culture, Dancing, ]

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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis for Hispanic Speakers

- Today’s everyday life is easier than before. Not until the unemployment rate went down and people started losing their job. What does it have to do with mortgage crisis, well if people have a job, we would not be in this situation right now facing mortgage crisis. What should we do with this problem solution, get loan aid, non English speakers focus. Having loan in hand its nice, however; can the house buyers afford the mortgage. There are many kind of loans out there but they are high and even sometimes they bill their customers twice or making their payment high....   [tags: Foreclosures, ESL, Hispanic,]

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The Latino And Hispanic Population

- The United States saw a huge influx of immigrants throughout the centuries coming from all over the world; this is part of the history that had evolved the United States over the decades. Most recently, in the last couple decades, migrants or migrant workers crossed the border between the U.S and Mexico which created a huge influx of Latinos. All from varying Latin American countries. The Latino or Hispanic population is the only ethnic category counted separately by the United States Census. According to the U.S Census, a Latino or Hispanic person can be of any race, although, someone of Asian descent wouldn’t identify with being Latino via the Census but is being counted as such....   [tags: United States, Americas, Hispanic, Black people]

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Study on a Hispanic Club at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

- ... Her opinion caused me to do some deep thinking. My main focus for choosing my topic was not fully supported. I was doing so becuase I have a Hispanic in my family background. A new focus was developed in my research and opinion. My observation, including my interviews took place on campus in the MUC (Morris University Center) in the Meridian Ball room. In my reaserch and study, I wanted to take a straight forward appproach. I wanted to be honest with the people I interviewed and I wanted the same in return, honesty....   [tags: hispanic culture analysis]

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Hispanic Diversity in the United States

- The Hispanic diversity of the United States has been well documented in immigration and population numbers for many years. In 1994, there were 26.4 million Hispanic Americans living in the Continental United States.In 2005 that number had ballooned to over 35 million.Now in 2008 the number is over 45 million people.(US Census 2008) The four main groups of Hispanic citizens are the people from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Central America.Our Hispanic population has given the United States many contributions to politics, economics, family traditions and bilingual advancement in the world....   [tags: Immigration Latino Hispanic Immigrants]

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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence

- Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence I. Introduction to Hispanic Intimate Partner Violence as a Social Issue Domestic violence among Hispanics is a dysfunctional conduct which touches all age groups. The Bureau of Justice (Catalano 2012), reported during the period of 1994 to 2010, the prevalence rate of intimate partner violence in the US declined by 60% percent for all races and ethnicities. In the same time frame, four out of five victims were women who experienced domestic abuse; furthermore, women in the 18 to 24 and 25 to 34 age bracket have experienced the highest frequency of intimate partner violence (Catalano, 2012)....   [tags: Hispanic INtimate Partner Violence, Social Issue]

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Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market

- Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market “Latinos are changing the way the country looks, feels, and thinks, eats, dances, and votes. From teeming immigrant meccas to small-town America, they are filling churches, building businesses, and celebrating this Latin heritage.... In America, a country that constantly redefines itself, the rise of Latinos also raises questions about race, identity, and culture – and whether the United States will ever truly be one nation.” (Larmer, pg. 50) This passage aptly describes the dawning of a new ‘enlightenment’ era in the United States....   [tags: Hispanic Culture Marketing Business Essays]

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Hispanic American Diversity

- Summary The purpose of this paper is to discuss the culture and beliefs of four Hispanic groups. The groups I have chosen to cover are: Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican and Cuban. Included in the paper will be each group’s linguistic, social, economical, political, familial and religious ties or beliefs. Hispanic American Diversity Puerto Rican Puerto Rico’s linguistic background is strongly defined by Spanish and English. Most Puerto Ricans speak both languages fluently and use both in everyday life such as; work, travel and communication....   [tags: Culture Hispanic American Essays]

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Hispanic American Language

- Hispanics in the United States have significantly contributed to much of our society’s customs and culture for many centuries. Ranging from politics, public service, military, business, science, organized sports to even the entertainment industry, you can find their mark universally if you take a closer look. It is quite a wonder as to the many historians whom have not acknowledged Hispanics’ impact on history, as they are just as intricate within America’s history as any other race or nationality (Contributions of, 2008)....   [tags: Hispanic Culture USA Influence]

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Hispanic Dropouts

- Hispanic Dropouts White, black, Mexican, Asian; no matter what the ethnicity, students will drop out of school. Yet when the term dropout is mentioned, Hispanic often comes to mind. Why is this. Schools all over the United States are affected by the Hispanic school dropouts. Many questions need to be answered on this topic: What is a dropout. What is causing these students to dropout. How many are actually dropping out. What is the future like for the dropouts. And what can be done to help lower the dropout rate....   [tags: Teaching Education Spanish Hispanic Essays]

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Analysis Of Hispanic, Hispanic And Chicano

- ... By using literature, the American public is aware of this new opinion of their normal life. The complexity of life cannot be explained by one single book but an entire movement in literature is able to capture a unique world. Hoyos believes, “that literature from Latin America shows remarkable diversity and reveals trends in how people read and write in today’s globalized era” (Winterbottom 1). The role of representation help creates an example for future literature. The movement of LHC literature is setting up the future for the generations to come who are looking for perspectives, voices, and representation in the literary works they study....   [tags: Culture, United States, Americas, Anthropology]

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A Visit That I Decided With Gurdeep 's Four Years Old Hispanic Female Client

- A visit that I would like to discuss was with Gurdeep’s four years old Hispanic female client in her home. The purpose of this visit was to check if this child has health insurance, and how she was doing after being discharged from the Memorial PICU. The patient lives with her parents and two younger siblings (2 and 1 year old brothers) in a rental house. They moved from Texas a few months ago. Her father is a farm worker, and her mother is a babysitter. For Hispanic population, obesity, diabetes, asthma, COPD, and hypertension are major health concerns (Allender, Rector, & Warner, 2014)....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Hispanic, Health]

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Hispanic Graduation Rate

- Hispanic Graduation Rate Hispanics have the lowest graduation rates and are drop out…that is a lie. More hispanics are graduating today than any other point in history. Even though the media portrays that education is horrendous, the graduation rate among Hispanics increased in the last few decades in the by educational improvement. Since adolescents tend to make decisions that put their education at risk, educational programs are put in place to help students not make those mistakes and stay in school....   [tags: Hispanics, School, Graduation, Education]

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Hispanics And Hispanic Attitudes On The Police

- Brenda L. Vogel (2011) found that younger, economically disadvantaged, males, African Americans, and Hispanic people held a more negative view of the police. As we see it is not only race that influences the perceptions of the police. The results of Vogel’s study found that “34.6% of African Americans, 27.5% of Hispanics, and 32.9% of Asian agreed or strongly agreed that officers were too tough on people. Vogel “provided the bivariate analyses of each independent variable with dependent variable, perceptions index: the results indicate that older, a higher income, a perceived less neighborhood disorder, lower levels of fear, home ownership, those that felt safe during the day and at night, h...   [tags: Racism, White American, Race, White people]

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Hispanic American Diversity

- The diversity of Hispanics shares the same language but have many differences. In this research paper the four groups that I will be discussing will include: Mexican Americans, Puerto Rican American, Venezuelan American and finally the Colombian American. The areas that will be discussed will include: linguistic, political, social, economic religion and family conventions and or family status. Puerto Rican Americans When leaving the entrance of any train station in the Brooklyn N. Y, you could immediately hear the salsa music blaring from several cars, home and corner stores....   [tags: Hispanic American Diversity Race Immigration]

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Health Coverage for the Hispanic Population in Fauquier County

- During the Community health rotation we had the opportunity to conduct a Windshield Survey in Warrenton, Virginia, a town in Fauquier County. Fauquier County was number eight in the United States Census Bureau list of the highest income counties in the United States. Despite this statistical data, while conducting the windshield Survey we were able to witness the prevalence of poverty in the community. At the 2000 Census, the population in Warrenton was 6,670, and by 2010 Census the population grew by 45 percent, to 9,611....   [tags: hispanics, uninsured patients,language]

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Hispanic Women 's Inequality Of Women And Hispanic Culture

- My object of study is Hispanic women experience inequality in education due to the social constructs of subordination of women and Hispanic culture. Historically women have been conditioned with a patriarchal system, which a woman’s domain should be at home, to be a homemaker. The ideology of inferiority can and will justify the deprivation of natural born rights. During the progressive area and women’s rights movement women wanted to be seen as people, they wanted to have rights to own property, negotiate wages, legal documents, access to birth control, and the right to vote, those women who had the voice to deal with these issues were white upper and middle class women....   [tags: Sociology, Higher education, Reality]

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The Hispanic American and Health Care

- Introduction The ten leading causes of death among the Hispanic American population are mostly in line with the ten leading causes of death among all Americans. It is more surprising what causes from the American list are missing from the Hispanic American list – stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, and suicide (Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, 2009, 2010). Considering that sixty percent of deaths in the United States are attributable to behavioral factors, circumstances in one's social system, and what and who a person is exposed to in their environment (Nash, Reifsnyder, Fabius, & Pracilio, 2011), it is evident that health care providers must investigate these aspects in order to prov...   [tags: culture, communication, suicide]

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The Concept and Formation of the Term 'Hispanic'

- ... The term ‘criollo’ refers to the ‘whites’ that were born in in latinoamerica. Whereas, the term ‘mestizos’ refers to those who had a mix of European and indigenous blood. However, the social cultural status became stricter for those that fit under the ‘mulatos’ description, those who had a white and African blood mix (Fox, 2010). These terms were often used to discriminate against the general population and keep control over said population by setting regulation on activities that they were allowed to participate in and those that they were not....   [tags: sociological, historic and semantic analysis]

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Hispanic Family Structured in USA

- A family is usually a group of people that are related to each other by blood, marriage and ancestry. A family can also be an adoption meaning that someone was brought into another family. There are many ethnic groups when it comes to families in America like African, White, Asian and Native American families. However, one ethnic group that is interesting is the Hispanic American family. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 10.4 million Hispanic family households live in the United States. Also there are 50.5 million Hispanics that live in the United States today and the Hispanic population is made up of 16.3%....   [tags: female-headed households, gay and lesbian couples]

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Relationship Between The Police And Hispanic

- The relationship between the police and Hispanic or Latino Americans in the United States has been a history of progress and injustice, as well. Interactions with the police and these ethnic groups can be difficult because of a lack of cultural understanding, bias, or sometimes language barriers. I will be discussing the overall relationship of these two groups. Breaking down the idea, the three components I will discuss are the history of the development of the Hispanic or Latino identity, the treatment of the said citizens on an individual level, and the effective ways that police officers can improve how they communicate and interact with the community overall....   [tags: Police, United States]

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Latino Or Hispanic, Not The Same Thing !

- Latino Or Hispanic, Not The Same Thing. Clara E. Rodriguez wrote an essay titled, "What It Means To Be Latino". On this essay she explains the difference between the terms Hispanic and Latino, elaborating on how the term "Hispanic" was created by the U.S. census in 1970, to use it as a general term to describe all of the people who came from, or, had parents who came from a Spanish speaking country. Then she states that the term "Latino", is a term considered to be more neutral and racially inclusive by many people of this population, although she made a good point of view, it still failed to describe the more complexity on the meaning of the term Latino....   [tags: United States, Spanish language, Mexican American]

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The Latino And The Hispanic Caribbean

- As the Hispanic Caribbean has evolved it has managed to grow and thrive beyond belief, whether one is discussing art, music or just the culture alone the Hispanic Caribbean is truly reaping the benefits of allowing themselves to be influenced by many other cultures. While the Hispanic Caribbean is thriving they are still facing the many new found struggles that come along with the territory of becoming more affluent as well as more accepting to other cultures and their beliefs. Often with the growth of large proportions comes many problems, problems also can come about when incorporating of different cultures as a whole as well as just bringing in their beliefs and mannerisms....   [tags: Culture, Religion, Caribbean, United States]

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Hispanic Education: Problem or Necessity?

- It is apparent to everyone living in the United States, that we are the most diverse country in the world. Everywhere we go we encounter people of different backgrounds. However, it is also apparent that one race in particular is seen more than others. One of the fastest growing races in the United States in today’s day and age is the Hispanic one. Research has shown that Hispanics are among the fastest growing cultures in our country. This is obvious to just about everyone in the United States....   [tags: cultural diverisity in US schools]

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Hispanic Blacks And The United States

- Along with young citizens individuals of Hispanic decent also make up a large percentage of non-voters, only 27 percent of eligible voters ended up voting compared to the 43.3% of white voters in Texas, this can be seen in (table 1 and table 2) listed above. In conjunction with young citizens, Texas demographics also consist of a large population of Latino’s. “In 2013 there were 9.97 million Latinos residing in Texas…constituting almost 19 percent of all Latino’s in The United States” (Champagne and Harpham)....   [tags: United States, California, Voter turnout]

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Hispanic Wave to United States

- The American dream has attracted a huge wave of Hispanic immigrants to the United States. The immigrants have settled in and have been establishing their families in the land of the free. In areas such as California, Arizona, and the majority of the southwestern states first generation Hispanic Americans have composed the majority of the school populations. Growing up as first generation Mexican American I have worked hard to make sure that the foundation my parents slaved will not be put in vain....   [tags: immigration, culture, education]

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The Culture Of The Hispanic Culture

- ... I grew up with my surrounding being about listening to Spanish music and basic celebrations many other Hispanic people do. As many would say that I consider myself Hispanic just because I had parents who grew up in Mexico. On the hand, it is about the group of people I share these experiences with and feel comfortable with. In fact, I have cousin who come from parents who were born in Mexico and identify themselves to be part of the American Culture. They use English has their primary language and engaged with other people who have the same experiences as them....   [tags: Deaf culture, Sign language, Autism]

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Hispanic Discrimination And African Americans

- ... They automatically think it is okay to make these kinds of jokes like “Oh did you jump or swim across the border?” If you must know I did not “jump” or “swim across” the border, I flew to the United States in a plane. Yes, I know a shocker. Also, I do have all my papers. I have started to find all the rude remarks quiet funny because they base their thoughts on things they have seen on a twitter page such as the “Common Hispanic” page. Most of the stuff you find on social media about Hispanics is completely inaccurate....   [tags: United States, Spanish language, Mexico]

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Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children

- Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children Young Hispanic children experience multiple disparities in health status, insurance coverage, barriers to healthcare access and the quality of health care received. There have been multiple studies that have researched racial/ethnic disparities among adults, however few studies have examined the racial/ethnic disparities in the health care of children. The United States is experiencing a demographic surge in minority children, particularly among the youngest age groups....   [tags: Health Care]

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The Diversity Of The Hispanic Community

- ... Financial wellbeing, a sense of ownership and a sense of self-reside in our purses. I am extremely proud to carry it.” A slogan doesn’t exist for the campaign that is a maximum of five words. They have a catch phrase presented with the title of their vanity URL: “Open your heart and wallet to stand up for survivors and the organizations that serve them.” The most prolific key message within the theme of the purple purse is the purse itself as symbolic for financial empowerment that caters to the domestic violence and financial abuse survivors....   [tags: Child abuse, Domestic violence, Physical abuse]

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The Problem Of Hispanic Education

- ... Parental involvement is also known to be a factor that increases the student’s educational attainment. “Family involvement is one of the strongest predictors of children’s school success, and that families play a vital role on their children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development from birth to adolescence” (Weiss, Bouffard, Bridglall, & Gordon, 2009). “Parental involvement in education has been defined as to the ways that parents’ attempt to support and manage their children’s educational experiences” (Crosnoe, 2010; Subramaniam, 2011)....   [tags: High school, Education, United States]

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Teen Pregnancies in Hispanic Community

- Childbirth is biological, psychological, and natural activities by which the human species grow into its family cycle and childbirth also have a sexual tradition. Beyond the emotions and the various phases that it creates, childbirth has specific criteria to be met on both man and woman. Their union must be founded on the reciprocal love, the biological and psychological maturation, and a developed sense of responsibility. Because of this, a pregnancy occurred early in life is becoming a situation full of social, economical and psychological difficulties....   [tags: Teen Pregnancies]

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The Hispanic Influence in the Phillapines

- We define culture as the manifestation of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively (Mangahas). Culture is very important to each country in this world. It is crucial to the makeup of a country and the diversity each country has. Today in the Philippines, the Hispanic influence is seen everywhere you go. In the past, the Philippines governed by both Mexico and Spain. Influences you will see are the language, food, and dance. Influences from the US are the use of English language and the modern pop cultural....   [tags: culture, war, society]

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African American And Hispanic Youth

- ... Officer Michael Brelo and twelve other officers fired more than 100 times in eight seconds at the car. The controversy, though, was pointed at Brelo. After the car had been fired at so many times, and the couple was no longer a possible threat, Brelo stood on the car and shot the unarmed black pair 15 times. Brelo was not found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, or any other crime, as a consequence of the unnecessary act, because evidence does not prove that Brelo’s shots were the ones that killed Russell and Williams....   [tags: Race, White people, Black people, Racism]

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The Latino And Hispanic Culture

- ... In fact, allegiance to the family takes precedence placing the needs of the family ahead of individual issues. For example, the older children in household may be forced to care for younger siblings or may be required to work to meet the family’s financial responsibility. This can be a huge conflict with counselors if they are not aware of these family values, although counselors are trained in family system. This can be due to a lack of understanding of the concept familismo. It is important to be careful not to overstate individualistic cultural values with the culture of counseling Generally speaking, Latino American children and adolescents learn to show respect for authority, the pa...   [tags: Homosexuality, LGBT, Gay, Family]

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Obesity And Non Hispanic Blacks

- ... However, when leptin levels are off balance it increases uncontrolled over eating as a result making a person at risk for being obesity. In fact Overweight people have more leptin then a person who is not overweight. People who are affected with leptin have a major problem with their brain not telling to stop eating. Overeating is one account of being obesity because people are addicted to food. Many overeaters are not participating in physical activity. As a matter of fact some people are compulsive eater and eat with their emotion....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Adipose tissue, Dieting]

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African American And Hispanic Descent

- ... What makes an individual, minority or White, commit crimes. Several social risk factors play a role. One factor is the family. There are poor parental models, parents themselves as criminals, family violence, and child abuse. Growing up from infancy, children need the attachment and bond, the parental love from both the parents. This is what infants and children thrive on. Another important family risk factor that is vital to children becoming criminals later in life in unsupervised and undisciplined children, appropriately, of course....   [tags: Black people, Crime, African American, Race]

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Latin America and Hispanic Culture

- All cultures celebrate common life cycle events; such as birth, passage from childhood to adulthood, marriage and death. These are times of intense emotion and call for a significant celebration for those directly involved with the person experiencing the life cycle event. Most people appreciate some gesture of recognition that such an event has occurred. It is also an occasion for making positive connections with coworkers and friends, and teaches others about the various ways in which people approach and observe significant life events....   [tags: marriage, death, Quinceañera]

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Black And Latino And Hispanic

- For many years I marked Black/African American on documents that asked for my race. I just recently started marking both Black and Latino/Hispanic in the race boxes. The truth is, before then I didn’t want to admit that I was both Black and Hispanic. I didn’t want to take the chance of subjecting myself to insulting questions or statements from others who didn’t believe that I fit the phenotype of a Latino. Afro-Latinos, Latinos who model features that fit an African makeup, are considered less than “regular” Latinos, those who have less “Black features”, because there are many labels and stereotypical perceptions of what we believe people of certain races look like....   [tags: Black people, Race]

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Acculturative Stress in Hispanic Immigrants

- The process of acculturation “a social and psychological process of change when one culture comes in contact with another” does not directly affect mental health but the process can be stressful, even if positive over negative, or a mix of the two. If the process is positive such as “improving one’s life” while challenging may not have a negative effect or be as stressful in the next case where … if the process of acculturation is negative, the process may be stressful making for acculturative stress (Tafoya, 2011)....   [tags: Stress, Language, Discrimination]

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Hispanic Adolescent Youth Gangs

- Gangs have been a point of concern for states and societies around the world for centuries. Youth gangs are not exempt from that same categorization and have operated for the same amount of time worldwide. Over the last century however, a proliferation of youth gangs has been witnessed, especially among Hispanic youths immigrating into the United States. Researchers and scholars have offered multiple theories as to why youths, and Hispanics youths in particular integrate themselves into gang organizations....   [tags: rational economic theory]

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Hypertension in Hispanic Americans

- Millions of Americans are living with hypertension. Collaboration of patients and providers to control the disease can help prevent life-threatening illnesses. Patient perceptions pertaining to an illness or disease can dictate one’s health behaviors, yet little attention has been directed toward the perceptions of Mexican American adults in relation to hypertension. Although hypertension is most prevalent among African Americans, Hispanics have higher rates of mortality due to poverty, cultural barriers, and customs affecting modifiable risk factors, prevention, and treatment....   [tags: Nursing Research Papers]

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Hispanic Women

- I was once told I had the world in my hands by my vice principal. The reason for his statement was because I was a Hispanic young woman with above average grades, and my involvement in extracurricular activities. Why was being a Hispanic young woman so much more special. This is where the harsh reality set in; Hispanic women have the tendency to not achieve their goals. Unfortunately, when you evaluate Hispanic women most likely they did not go to college, or even graduate high school. There may be many factors that determine their circumstance....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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African Hispanic And Hispanic Population, Health Care, And Poor Screening Rates

- Introduction Among the Hispanic/Latino population, health disparities are a tremendous issue. Specific causes for the presence of health disparities in this population may include minority status, which encompasses socioeconomic status, sex, and ethnicity, inadequate access to health care, and poor screening rates (Vega, Rodriguez, & Gruskin, 2009, p.100). Inadequate access to health care could be due to the fact that Latinos may work for employers who don’t offer health insurance, or it could be they don’t have a usual source of care to want/need to purchase it (Vega et al., 2009, p....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider]

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The Effects Of Hispanic College On College Attendance

- As a college degree has become an essential part in getting a job in recent years there has been a substantial increase in college attendance. In 2002, when the Pew Hispanic Center did research they found that 59% of all U.S. workers had at least some college education, because a high school diploma no longer served as the basic credential for successful employment in the U.S. economy. With the need of higher education becoming more important than ever, the percentage of Hispanic students attending college rose from 9.9 to 15.8 percent between the years of 2000 and 2013....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, High school]

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Domestic Violence And The Latino / Hispanic Community

- ... Researchers randomly surveyed Latinas and non-latinas from a healthcare system. The study compared intimate partner violence (IPV) within Latinas and non-Latinas over their life-time, the past five years and within the past year. They also compared the health of the Latina victims of IPV to the non-Latina victims of IPV. Researchers found that Latinas IPV history was higher in the three different time periods, in comparison to non-Latinas. The study also found that women who experienced a lifetime of IPV had far worse mental health problems than those women who did not experience IPV....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence]

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The South: Educating a Growing Hispanic Population

- Introduction For many years the United States minority population mostly consisted of African Americans. In 2003, the statistic changed to Hispanics becoming the largest minority population in the United Sates (Parrado & Kandel, 2010). With the increase of the Hispanic population, education concerns of this population have started to arise. In some cases, Hispanics are being over referred to special education programs. This phenomenon is linked to the presence of a language barrier as well as other characteristics of the children in this population (Guiberson, 2009)....   [tags: Population]

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Hispanic and Native Americans Culture in California

- Upon initial research of the rich heritage of California the two minority groups that stood out as especially influential in historic California and today’s society are the Native Americans and Hispanic Americans. To better understand and identify with these minority groups we must identify the common themes within their day to day life. By researching each culture’s common family traditions, religious beliefs, arts & entertainment, and language one can gain a greater appreciation of many different kinds of people, and in turn have more effective relationships in a multicultural society....   [tags: Culture ]

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Health Promotion Among Hispanic Minority

- Health Promotion Among the Hispanic Minority Health is determined in the nation by the minority health. "Approximately 36 percent of the population belongs to a racial or ethnic minority group" (CDC, 2015).One of these are the "Hispanics or Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic minority population in the United States" (CDC, 2015). "About 1 in 6 people living in the US are Hispanic" (CDC, 2015). Therefore, this student will make the comparison between the status of the health of Hispanic minority and the nations ,barriers of health behavior This paper will compare the health status of the Hispanic minority with the nations, barriers to health seeking behaviors, and methods of promoting healt...   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health disparities]

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The Gap Between Hispanic And American Cultures

- ... But yet again, both people are conveying a message when speaking. Although their verbal communication may sound different, Hispanic and American culture’s are still accomplishing the same goal. There are also many similarities and differences in each culture’s nonverbal communication methods. Although it may not seem true, nonverbal communication is vital to understanding a person’s message. Nonverbal communication clues the listener into how the speaker feels about the subject they are speaking about....   [tags: Family, Communication, Nuclear family]

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Health Promotion Among Hispanic And Latino

- ... Furthermore, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) continue to trend up among the group than the other minority group (CDC, 2015a). Health Disparities in the Hispanic or Latino Group Hispanic or Latino people have many health disparities that are influencing their health such as language barriers, lack of education, poverty, culture beliefs, and lack of legal status. Based on their expansion, studies shows that they have the lower socioeconomic status, lower education levels, less access to medical care, and lack of health insurance compared to the other minority group (Yang, et al., 2009)....   [tags: Health care, Public health, Health, United States]

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Tuberculosis in Hispanic Residents of San Diego

- TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious and often-severe airborne disease caused by bacterial infection. TB typically affects the lungs, but it also may affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of infection (NIAID, 2014). An estimated of one-third of population of the world is affected by tuberculosis. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 new million TB cases were identified worldwide while an estimated 1.3 million died from the disease (WHO, 2013)....   [tags: disease, lung, screening, testing]

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Hispanic Culture in Like Water for Chocolate

- As the first major U.S. success for a Spanish language film, Como Agua Para Chocolate (Alfonso Arau, 1992) has had a major impact on Hispanic culture and the future of Hispanic cinema. This film has many implicit and explicit layers that challenge typical cultural ideals, not only in Hispanic culture, but in various cultures across the world. Based on his wife, Laura Esquivel’s novel, Arau used this film, known commonly as Like Water for Chocolate, to bring to the surface the liberation of females through the empowerment of food....   [tags: cultural, females, food]

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Discrimination Against Latin and Hispanic Immigrants

- Discrimination Against Latin and Hispanic Immigrants What would it be like to wake up everyday knowing you would get bullied, mistreated, and/or abused just because of where you were born. Discrimination still exists. “Discrimination remains and there is an increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, Latinos and Mexican-Americans, as one of the perceived symbols of that discrimination, the U.S.-Mexico Border Fence, nears completion. Instead of pulling together in these difficult times, we may see a greater polarization of attitudes” (Gibson)....   [tags: bullied, mistreated, hate crimes]

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The Presentation And Treatment Plan For A Hispanic Woman

- ... It is these research findings that guide the diagnostic test and management strategies that would be beneficial to the care of the patient. Data has been collected since the 1980’s revealing that patients receiving therapy based on best evidence, experience improved health outcomes. The improved outcomes are related to the innovative knowledge obtained by the researchers and implemented by the health care provider. “Numerous studies have suggested that evidence-based care of patients can improve quality of care, reduce medical complications, and decrease health-care costs by as much as 30 percent” (Ohio State University, 2014, p....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Health care]

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American Culture Versus Hispanic Culture

- The way of behaving or thinking, beliefs, custom, or arts in a particular society is known as culture. There are many different cultures in todays society, however some parts are alike while other parts are more diverse. American culture versus Hispanic culture has some similarities and differences. Whether its food, religion, language, politics, marriages, sports, family, hobbies, or technology; Americans share some of the same things as Hispanics. Hispanic food traditions in Spain are more “sacred and ritualistic” than American food traditions....   [tags: United States, Spanish language]

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Hispanics in the USA

- Today, the Hispanic population has grown tremendously over the years. We have watched the Hispanics community growth rate grow faster than any other racial and ethnic group in the nation. The Hispanic culture and community has populated all around the United States, introducing new traditions and customs. I was traveling to different to city in the States, I notice the wide spread growth of Hispanic communities, For Instance in Miami the Cuban and El Salvadoran culture is heavy populate in the area....   [tags: Latino Hispanic USA Immigration Culture]

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Hispanic Marketing in Latinos INC by Arlene Davila

- ... “One result of this lack of market research was the dissemination of generalized assessments about the Hispanic consumer that were ultimately based on the self-image, class background, and experiences of Hispanic marketers”(59). Many advertisers target Latino Americans as a one group of people with nearly identical looks, culture, and values. “(The Hispanic) population is continually stereotyped and constituted into an undifferentiated Hispanic consumer”(57). They do not advertise to Latinos as separate people from different Southern and Central American countries....   [tags: industry, advertising, popluation]

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Sonic Targeting the Hispanic Community

- Introduction For many companies, marketing to the Hispanic community has proven to be very challenging. Sonic drive-in is one of these companies that are currently exploring the ways to target this group. Problem Because there are so many different cultures within the Hispanic community, researchers have found it very difficult to target this group as a whole. Many companies don’t believe Latino’s to be a viable target and they don’t want to spend the time or money trying to research this community....   [tags: Target market Advertising]

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Patriarchy: The Undermining of Women in the Hispanic-American Culture

- Women have to face a lot of oppression from the patriarchal world we live in, and are treated like object by the male dominance, especially if you are women raise in a Latino culture. A journal article, “Domestic Violence in Hispanics in southeastern United States: A survey and Need Analysis”, by Carolyn Murdaugh, Salena Hunt, Richard Sowell, and Irma Santana states the high domestic violence occurrences in the Hispanic community. The article states, “Latina in the US, with 54.9% reporting violent victimization” (Murdaugh, etc....   [tags: Latino, physical and sexual abuse]

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Hispanic

- The Latin community in the area which I reside is weak. This is evident in the fact that less Hispanics are involved in community affairs than members of other ethnicity's. It would be rather interesting to be able to know what goes into government policy making. The enthusiasm that I would put forth on this topic would be exemplary. The experience that qualifies me to partake in this institute is my involvement in SALSA (Spanish And Latino Student Association), as well as the fact that I am an aware, young, Hispanic male who sees what really goes on in the Latin community....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Compare and Contrast Hispanic Culture and American Culture

- Compare and Contrast Between Hispanic Culture and American Culture I. Introduction The Hispanic population has experienced an incredible growth in the past decade in the United States of America. In 2006 it was estimated that the Hispanic cover 11 % of the population in North America. Their Origin is in Mexico and the few Spanish speaking countries in the Caribbean. American culture is derived from people who originated from the European nations like Italy and the Great Britain. Cultural identity is very important for every ethnic group as it shapes the culture of that particular faction and therefore, a certain culture cannot realize its own values until it is exposed to another one....   [tags: Ethnicity, Cultural Identity Essays]

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Child Rearing And Family Structure Within The Hispanic Culture

- ... The “Hembrismo” role stresses a female’s strength to persist through life’s difficulties; however, this role is not accepted widely in their culture. The “Machismo” role describes behaviors of men as being dominant and independent. This role views the man as being in charge of the family. (Peñalosa, 1968) While interviewing my subject I asked if she followed one of the two roles previously mentioned or, if she fits more in with the western culture roles. She stated:“ I came from Mexico to the United States around age 7, and I had already learned the specific gender roles and I continue to follow them....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Culture, Sociology]

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Educational Attainment Among Hispanic Sub Groups

- ... From that population there were 35,320,579 Mexicans, 5,266,738 Puerto Ricans, 2,046,805 Cubans, and 12,645,330 classified as others (“Current Population Survey”, 2012). In the U.S. Census of 2010 most Cubans were mostly situated in the South, specifically in the State of Florida, Puerto Ricans were mostly in the Northeast of the United States, and the largest group, Mexicans, were mostly concentrated in the Southwest, but could be found all across the United States. Aud, Fox, and KewalRamani (2010) shows “Hispanic American have the lowest rates of high school and college graduation of any major population group.” In their study it showed that “Mexicans had the lowest education attainmen...   [tags: High school, United States, Education]

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Understanding the Real Problem: Hispanic Youth Gang Integration

- The reason why adolescent youth join gang organizations is a question that has plagues policymakers of most states around the world. The issue has grown into a severe crisis in the United States, most notably among minority communities. Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the United States as well as the minority group with the second most gang members and second most incarcerated group, falling behind only African-Americans. In this paper, I analyze why adolescent Hispanic youths are so at risk for becoming involved in a gang....   [tags: acculturation and ethnic marginalization]

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Hispanic Marriage in the Film Celebración Del Matrimonio

- Culture Group - In the film, Celebración Del Matrimonio the cultural group that takes place begins with a fast indication of a Hispanic marriage customs, noting how they reflect customs in Spain, Mexico, and North Africa. However, in the film, there is a woman by the name of Cecilia and a man who goes by the name of William that are engaged to be married. As I was watching the film I was introduced to Cecilia as being fitted for a wedding gown in a department store. Cecilia and William met in high school and dated for many years....   [tags: film analysis, customs, mexico, spain]

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Aspects of Danger Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence

- Acculturation and intimate partner are risk factors.). According to Garcia, Hurwitz and Kraus (2005), the majority of Latinas who were classified at the lowest acculturation level were at risk. Intimate partner violence female targets are more prone to self soothe themselves by medicating themselves with alcohol in answer to the IPV; furthermore, a model mentioned both Mexicans American men and women recounted comparable rates of IPV abuse and battering (Cunradi 2009). At any rate, Latinas who had the smallest acculturation were not expected to notify authorities or seek help (Garcia, Hurwitz and Kraus, 2005)....   [tags: Acculturation, Intimate Partner, Risk Factors]

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The Diffusion of Hispanic Cuisine and Some of Its Signature Dishes

- Introduction The phrase, “We are what we eat” holds some essential validity and truth to it. Food is a constituent feature of our environmental ties to where we subside. It is a part of our daily lives. It can act as a form of communication with other individuals. Food can be an indicator of the nutrition idiosyncratic cultural groups are practicing. Notably, which ingredients hold higher placement of emphasis in consumption from a day to day basis. The way food is assembled or arranged has specific meanings in certain locations....   [tags: tex-mex food]

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Hispanic And African Americans 's Worst Schools

- ... These factors lead to an environment that not only hurts schools by attracting the sort of undertrained teachers who’s ineptitudes can go unnoticed in that setting, but also pushes away the good teachers who could help save the students of these schools from their fate; as co-director of the Education Policy Center at Michigan State University, William Schmidt has stated “Our very worst programs produce over half of middle school teachers… Where they’re going is where the good teachers are mostly needed” (Hechinger Report)....   [tags: Education, School, No Child Left Behind Act]

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Latino/Hispanic Americans

- Latino/Hispanic Americans cover a much wider demographic then believed. Latino/Hispanic Americans consist of; Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan American to name a few. Latino/Hispanic Americans are the largest ethnic group in the United States. The Latino/Hispanic culture is very different than ours. Their culture differs in economics, politics, family traditions, family structure, religion, education, language, fashion, art, music, dancing, and food. As natural born Americans in the United States it is important for us to learn about the different cultures migrating into the United States....   [tags: culture, demography, United States, tradition]

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I Am The Eldest Daughter Of A Hispanic Family

- ... Foster School of Medicine. This internship helped me transition from high school to college, since it exposed me to the rigor of upper-level college courses such as Chemistry and Physics. I was also exposed to many medical topics by attending lectures at the school of medicine. A big highlight of this internship was my shadowing experience. I shadowed a pediatrician and learned about the documentation a physician has to do for regular check-ups, assist with Spanish translation, and received valuable advice....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Medical school, Pediatrics]

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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence

- Masculinities Patriarchy ideology is embedded in the predominantly Latin American structure of machismo of supremacy over females (Alcalde, 2011). There are hegemonic methods of masculinity that stress male authority, magisterial and honor concerning females to some males, but it is an unusual overstated and exaggerated in male masculinities (Alcalde, 2011: 465). In contrast, there are many who do not advocate violence, and they seek to educate others on the importance of not using violence towards women....   [tags: Masculinity, Patriarchy Ideology, Latin America]

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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence

- Conclusion According to the World Health Organization (2002), traditional customs must be dealt with compassion and deferential way in all deterrence efforts. There are many factors which contribute to intimate partner violence. All of the risk factors include machismo, masculinities socioeconomic status, acculturation, pregnancy, and alcohol consumption and abuse has been correlated with intimate partner violence. The extent to which they affect domestic violence is not really known, and no one can point to one single reason....   [tags: multiple masculinities, violence, machismo]

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Hispanic, Worker, Student, Mother

- Hispanic, Worker, Student, Mother I am the only girl and middle child in a family of five siblings. As is common in Hispanic culture, my status was automatically placed below that of my brothers by virtue of my gender alone. Even as a teenager, I was not allowed to go out to movies alone with my friends; my younger brother was sent to keep an eye on me and report back to my mother. Needless to say, I was also not permitted to date in high school. At that time, without the social life afforded to other girls my age, I turned to academics....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays]

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Hispanics: English, Barriers, and Challenges

- How are Hispanics getting help with English and what obstacles or barriers are they facing. That is an extremely good question. Everyday, more and more Hispanics are making a move to the United States in hopes of a better life. The only problem is that many of them can not speak any English at all. Since the United States is basically an English speaking nation, it is important that Hispanics learn English to be able to adjust to life within the United States. But, that is easier said than done because it is not easy to get Hispanics the help that they need in learning English....   [tags: Current Events Hispanic ESL Language]

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Marketing Involving Hispanic Americans and the Internet

- The Hispanic-American culture in the United States is becoming increasingly important in marketing and consumer behavior. This segment has different preferences, values and attitudes towards a variety of products than "average" United States consumer. The Hispanic population in America is the fastest growing, not only the largest minority population now, but their collective purchasing power exceeds $400 billion (Mongrain). In conjunction with this, the internet has also proven to be a vital marketing tool in the last decade....   [tags: Marketing]

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Hispanic American Diversity

- Hispanic American Diversity Hispanic groups of all origins have a profound interest when relocating to the United States. Hispanic groups such as Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central and South Americans share the same common interest of prosperity and a future for their families. Language of these groups is commonly Spanish speaking and they relish with religion of the Roman Catholics and Protestant faith. The United States Census Bureau shows different percentages in poverty and the differences of these groups acquiring the English language separately....   [tags: American Culture]

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Educating Hispanic Students

- Educating Hispanic Students Education is the key to individual opportunity, the strength of our economy, and the vitality of our democracy. In the 21st century, this nation cannot afford to leave anyone behind. While the academic achievement and educational attainment of Hispanic Americans has been moving in the right direction, untenable gaps still exist between Hispanic students and their counterparts in the areas of early childhood education, learning English, academic achievement, and high school and college completion....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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