Hispanics and the future of America /

"Hispanics and the Future of America presents details of the complex story of a population that varies in many dimensions, including national origin, immigration status, and generation. The papers in this volume draw on a wide variety of data sources to describe the contours of this population,...

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Corporate Authors: National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Hispanics in the United States., National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Population.
Other Authors: Tienda, Marta., Mitchell, Faith, 1952-
Format: eBook
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2006.
Series:Online access: National Academy of Sciences National Academies Press.
Online access: NCBI NCBI Bookshelf.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction : E pluribus plures or E pluribus unum? / Marta Tienda and Faith Mitchell
  • The making of a people / Rubén G. Rumbaut
  • The demographic foundations of the Latino population / Jorge Durand, Edward Telles, and Jennifer Flashman
  • Redrawing spatial color lines : Hispanic metropolitan dispersal, segregation, and economic opportunity / Mary J. Fischer and Marta Tienda
  • Hispanic families in the United States : family structure and process in an era of family change / Nancy S. Landale, R. Salvador Oropesa, and Cristina Bradatan
  • Barriers to educational opportunities for Hispanics in the United States / Barbara Schneider, Sylvia Martinez, and Ann Owens
  • Hispanics in the U.S. labor market / Brian Duncan, V. Joseph Hotz, and Stephen J. Trejo
  • Economic well-being / Cordelia Reimers
  • The health status and health behaviors of Hispanics / José J. Escarce, Leo S. Morales, and Rubén G. Rumbaut
  • Access to and quality of health care / José J. Escarce and Kanika Kapur
  • Latino civic and political participation / Louis DeSipio.