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  • Author:
    Leanne A. MacDonald
    Advisory Committee:
    Julia Marvin, Christopher Abram, Susanna Fein, Kathryn Kerby-Fulton
    Degree Area:
    English
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2018-06-04
  • Author:
    Emmanuel Cannady
    Advisory Committee:
    Rory McVeigh
    Degree Area:
    Sociology
    Degree:
    MA
    Defense Date:
    2018-06-24
  • Editor(s):
    Daniel G. Groody
    Subject(s):
    Liberation theology--Congresses, Poverty--Religious aspects--Catholic Church--Congresses
    Abstract:

    Since the publication of Gustavo Guti\u00Errez’s 1973 groundbreaking work, A Theology of Liberation, much has been written on liberation theology and its central premise of the preferential option for the poor. Arguably, this has been one of the most important yet controversial theological themes of the twentieth century. As globalization creates greater gaps between the rich and the poor, and as the situation for many of the world’s poor worsens, there is an ever greater need to un…

    Date Published:
    2007-04-01
    Date Created:
    2016-03-15
    Resource Type
    Book
  • Author(s):
    Sean Himel
    Abstract:

    Study of the cultural construction and experience of pain among Mexican immigrant women in relation to childbirth in comparison to Anglo-Americans.

    Date Published:
    2015
    Date Created:
    2015-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Description:

    Undergraduate students in Latino studies community-based research courses taught by Professors Marisel Moreno-Anderson and Karen Richman launched a Student Research Series in 2007. The launch of the publication was supported by the Institute for Latino Studies, Notre Dame’s President’s Circle, the Office of Research and the Saint Joseph Regional Medical Foundation. The briefs are intended to inform scholars, community leaders, service providers, and the public at large about local Lat…

  • Author(s):
    Caroline Hawes
    Abstract:

    Addresses generational shifts in Latino communities in South Bend and the increase in oppositional youth sub-culture within second-generation Latino youth communities. Research comes from Pew Hispanic Trust data on 21st century Latino immigrants and their families. Explores reasons for the emergence of oppositional youth sub-cultures such as gangs, particularly among males. Includes interviews from members of the South Bend Latino community as well as staff and incarcerated youth at the South…

    Date Published:
    2010
    Date Created:
    2010-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Jenna Knapp, Alicia Quiros, Brianna Muller
    Abstract:

    Addresses gender roles in Latino families and the effect immigration, social networks, and labor markets have in shifting traditional gender roles. Explains spatial identities in traditional Mexican families and the division of me and women in the home. Notes the modernization of the Mexican household and increased female autonomy due to immigration. Draws from personal interviews and previous research on the topic.

    Date Published:
    2009
    Date Created:
    2009-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Katia Fernandez Soto
    Abstract:

    Finds a lower risk of cancer among Latinas but a higher death-rate in comparison to non-Hispanic white counterparts due to a lack of cancer awareness and screening. Analyzes inhibitors of health awareness including: socioeconomic status, education and knowledge, health access and insurance, documentation status, family support, and acculturation. Most common cancers among Latinas include breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and cervical cancer. Quantitative data gathered via St. Joseph Regional Med…

    Date Published:
    2014
    Date Created:
    2014-01-01
    Resource Type
    Document
  • Author(s):
    Wei Sun, Sung David Chun, Karen Richman, Justin Sena
    Abstract:

    Interdisciplinary study of how and whether gender influences Latinos’ savings for retirement. Third phrase of project examining the structural-economic factors limiting Latinos’ eligibility to participate in pension savings programs and social and cultural reasons affecting participation (See La Tercera Edad: Latinos’ Pensions, Retirement and Impact on Families (2008) and Confianza, Savings and Retirement: A Study of Mexican Immigrants in Chicago (2012). Analyzes data from U.S. Ce…

    Date Created:
    2015-12-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Description:

    The Institute for Latino Studies has sponsored research and scholarship on the role of Latinos in the ongoing transformation of U.S. society overall and of Metropolitan Chicago and Northwest Indiana, in particular. Reports and policy and research briefs are available for download.

  • Author(s):
    Allert Brown-Gort, John Koval, Timothy Ready
    Abstract:

    Studies migration trends of Mexican women in Chicago area including topics of family units, education, reasons for migration, remittances, gender, age, income, health, and language. Draws from 2000 Census data and 2003 Chicago-Area Study. Findings include an increase in female migration since 1989, most coming directly from 7 Mexican states, and an average migration age of 20.

    Date Created:
    2005-01-01
    Resource Type
    Report
  • Author:
    Lindsay J Haney
    Advisory Committee:
    Declan Kiberd, James M. Collins, Susan Cannon Harris
    Degree Area:
    English
    Degree:
    PhD
    Defense Date:
    2014-07-11