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  • Author(s):
    Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Further examination of Garcia and Hero’s 2007 report, “Preliminary Explorations of Latinos and Politics.” Differentiates between behavior and attitudes of US-born Latinos, foreign-born, citizens and non-citizens.

    Date Created:
    2007-05-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Gia Elise Barboza, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Survey reveals positive perceptions of the largest immigrant group in Chicago, regardless of the immigrants’ national origin.

    Date Created:
    2007-07-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Gia Elise Barboza, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Analyzes attitudes of Latino and non-Latino white and black Chicagoans towards immigration, in general, and perceived impacts of immigrants from Mexico, Cuba, Haiti, and various countries in Asia and Europe.

    Date Created:
    2007-06-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Teresa Ghilarducci, Joelle Saad-Lesser, Karen Richman, Erin Jelm, Roger Knight
    Abstract:

    Interdisciplinary study integrating cultural anthropology and economics. Analyzes results from 2009-2010 ethnographic research in the Chicago metropolitan area and statistical analyses of the Current Population Survey, the Chicago-Area Survey, and Immigration and Intergenerational Mobility in Metropolitan Los Angeles Survey. Key findings include immigrants’ collectivist investments in social networks substitute for retirement savings; their descendants invest less in collectivist networks…

    Date Created:
    2012-02-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Sung Chun, Roger Knight, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Finds more than 50% of Chicago-area Latinos have high community/church involvement and believe in personal agency to have a positive impact on community. Yet there was a recent slight decline in level of community involvement among both U.S.- and foreign-born Latinos.

    Date Created:
    2006-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author(s):
    Roger Knight, Berenice Alejo
    Abstract:

    Directory of Latino-serving and Latino-led nonprofit organizations in the metropolitan Chicago area, demographic overview of the Latino population, chronicle of local Latino history, and profile of Latino groups by country of origin and by residence patterns. Berenice Alejo with demographic data provided by Roger Knight. prepared for The Chicago Community Trust by the Center for Metropolitan Chicago Initiatives

    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report