Hispanics in the United States: An Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

Hispanics in the United States: An Agenda for the Twenty-First Century

by David Engstrom (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781560004158
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/31/1999
Pages: 363
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Pastora San Juan Cafferty is professor, in the School of Social Service Administration, and a member of the Center for Latin America Studies at the University of Chicago. She is co-author of the Dilemma of American Immigration: Beyond the Golden Door and The Politics of Language. She has written extensively on issues of race and ethnicity in America.

David W. Engstrom is associate professor in the school of social work at San Diego State University and the author of Presidential Decision Making Adrift. He has published in the areas of immigration, health care, and program evaluation.

Table of Contents

List of Tablesix
Chapter 1A Demographic Portrait1
Chapter 2Hispanic Immigration at the New Millennium31
Chapter 3The Language Question69
Chapter 4The Changing Religious Practice of Hispanics97
Chapter 5Hispanics and Education123
Chapter 6Hispanics and the American Labor Market175
Chapter 7Hispanics and Health Care195
Chapter 8Hispanics and the Social Welfare System237
Chapter 9Hispanics and the Criminal Justice System277
Chapter 10Hispanics and the Political Process317
About the Contributors349

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