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  • Author(s):
    Laura Camarata, Hannah Petersen
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    Examines the state of Latino parental involvement in early education. Fieldwork conducted through El Campito Child Development Center.

    Date Created:
    2015-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Sean Himel
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    Study of the cultural construction and experience of pain among Mexican immigrant women in relation to childbirth in comparison to Anglo-Americans.

    Date Created:
    2015-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Erin Jelm
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    Grounded in extensive literature review and primary ethnographic research in the Mexican immigrant community. Explores the role of social networks as essential sources of support and generators of social capital for Latino immigrants as they adjust to life in the United States. Whereas in U.S. “American” culture, kinship is defined as biogenetic, Latino culture is characteristically more flexible with its interpretation. “Family” includes extended relatives and even close …

    Date Created:
    2010-05-01
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  • Author(s):
    Samantha Chamberlain, Joseph Sleevi
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    Describe el origen y el trasfondo histórico de una serie de conflictos que han obstaculizado el desarrollo educativo de los hijos de inmigrantes hispanos que cursan la escuela primaria en los Estados Unidos y explica como algunos de estos aún afectan el rendimiento académico de los estudiantes latinoamericanos durante estas etapas. Los autores comparan esta información con lo que observaron al participar en el programa “Crece Conmigo” de la Casa de Amistad.

    Date Created:
    2011-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Kevin B. Marvinac, Mari Jose Sanchez
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    Describes Latinos’ basic knowledge and utilization of the financial system, perceptions of banking, savings and taking out loans, attitudes about incurring educational debt and gender roles in financial decision-making. Based on a survey of adults in an ESL class and interviews with financial education teacher and banking staff.

    Date Created:
    2008-12-01
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  • Author(s):
    Ruby Amezquita, Jonathan Lopez
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    Shows how Mexican immigrants encounter a new cultural construct of adolescence in the United States. Examines how conflicting inter-generational cultural experiences affect adolescence among Mexican-American youth in South Bend. Features interviews with young females preparing for and experiencing quinceañera and young males going through a defacto masculine rite of passage into gangs.

    Date Created:
    2006-12-01
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  • Author(s):
    Greg Podolej
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    Describes the history of Polish settlement in South Bend, the entrance of the Mexican community and the processes of ethnic transition. Focuses on the transition in the St. Adalbert parish and the Central Bakery (la Panadería Central). In English and Spanish.

    Date Created:
    2008-12-01
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  • Author(s):
    Ashleigh Renteria, Vanessa Adjei
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    Focuses on the concept of immigrant generation as a way of examining transnationalism, assimilation and acculturation across first, second and third generation Mexicans. Explores the relationship of generation to educational achievement, income, wealth, food culture and religious observance.

    Date Created:
    2010-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Emilie Prot, Maria Moreno, Jenna Adsit, Kimberly Tavarez
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    Descripción demográfica de los inmigrantes latinos en South Bend utilizando datos de la American Community Survey (ACS) la Comunidad Estadounidense, entre otras fuentes, provee información sobre los patrones de migración interna y residenciales de los inmigrantes latinoamericanos en esta área, los motivos por los cuales se mudaron y su distribución de edad, nacionalidad y fluidez económica. La información analizada corresponde al periodo entre los años 1990 y 2000, durante el cual la població…

    Date Created:
    2008-01-01
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  • Author(s):
    Maya Younes
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    La Universidad de Notre Dame tiene una historia muy rica de activismo y colaboración estudiantil de diferentes grupos raciales para mejorar la aceptación y celebración de la diversidad cultural en la comunidad. Desde 1969, los estudiantes afroamericanos, latinos, y asiáticos, se han expresado – publicando artículos en el periódico estudiantil, The Observer, y en otros periódicos de la comunidad como Nuestra Voz – sobre las dificultades de ser una minoría étnica en Notre Dame. En el pasado, mu…

    Date Created:
    2012-04-01
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  • Author(s):
    Erika Daley, Christine Hall
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    Describes the healthcare needs and obstacles to access facing Latinos nationally and in South Bend. Focuses on language and financial barriers to healthcare. Informs healthcare practitioners about some of Mexicans’ popular healthcare beliefs and practices. Reports on culturally and linguistically sensitive diabetes outreach programs of two local hospitals. In English and Spanish.

    Date Created:
    2008-12-01
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  • Author(s):
    Robert Rienzo, Grace Parsons
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    Explores the existence of Latinos in higher education over the last few decades. Focuses on the relationship between Notre Dame, Latinos on campus, and its surrounding Latino population and on campus. Recommends changes in University policy to better serve Latino communities.

    Date Created:
    2013-01-01
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