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Public Policy

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Adela de la Torre

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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5,728 words

...Bachelor’s Degree Mexican 17.0 29.7 7.3 Puerto Rican 13.4 32.2 12.3 Cuban 7.4 32.2 18.0 Central American 16.5 28.6 7.8 South American 6.8 28.8 21.6 Other Hispanic 11.5 28.7 15.3 White 5.3 30.9 27.5 Source: United States Census 2011 . The Hispanic Population in the United States 2011 . http://www.census.gov/population/hispanic/data/2011.html . Other significant structural problems in public schools that placed Latino students at a disadvantage included (1) inadequate preparation of and lower salary levels for science and math instructors and programs...

CLEAN WATER ACT

CLEAN WATER ACT  

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

...Fawcett Press, 1962. Copeland, Claudia. “Clean Water Act: A Summary of the Law.” CRS Report for Congress , 2002. Copeland, Claudia. Clean Water Act: Current Issues and Guide to Books . New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2003. Department of Environmental Quality. “National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System.” http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3313_3682_3713_10197--,00.html (accessed 22 November 2005). Freeman, A. Myrick, III. “Environmental Policy since Earth Day I: What Have We Gained?” Journal of Environmental Perspectives , 16, no. 1...

Sexual Abuse

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Yvette G. Flores

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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1,012 words

...Chicana/Latina Studies 1, no. 2 (1997): 48–70. Fontes, L. A. “Sin Vergüenza: Addressing Shame with Latino Victims of Child Sexual Abuse and Their Families.” Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 16, no. 1 (2007): 61–83. Garbarino, James . “The Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect.” Issue Brief 1, no. 1: 1–4. Romero, Gloria J. , Gail E. Wyatt , Tamra Burns Loeb , Jennifer Vargas Carmona , and Beatriz M. Solis . “The Prevalence and Circumstances of Child Sexual Abuse among Latina Women,” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 21, no. 3 (August 1999):...

Brazilians

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Ana Christina Braga Martes and Sarah Faleiros

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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...by Table 2 is that the organizations aimed at political articulation and representation, as well as those dedicated to upholding rights, add up to a mere 5 percent of all organizations surveyed. These organizations are found, by decreasing order, in Florida (67), California (18), New York (18), Massachusetts (17), Illinois (11), Georgia (11), Wisconsin (6), Connecticut (6), Virginia (4), Washington, D.C. (3), Indiana (3), Michigan (3), Minnesota (3), New Jersey (3), Pennsylvania (3), Texas (3), Utah (2), Colorado (2), Nevada (2), Alabama (1),...

Environmental Policy

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Paul Charles Milazzo, Donald T. Critchlow, Mark J. Rozell, and Donald T. Critchlow

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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Current Version:
2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
Length:
5,203 words

...York: Fawcett Press, 1962. Copeland, Claudia. “Clean Water Act: A Summary of the Law.” CRS Report for Congress , 2002. Copeland, Claudia. Clean Water Act: Current Issues and Guide to Books . New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2003. Department of Environmental Quality. “ National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System. ” http://www.michigan.gov/deq/0,1607,7-135-3313_3682_3713_10197--,00.html (accessed 22 November 2005). Freeman, A. Myrick, III. “ Environmental Policy since Earth Day I: What Have We Gained? ” Journal of Environmental Perspectives , 16, no....

Occupational Work and Safety, Politics of

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Devon G. Peña

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
2,577 words

...and health appears to emphasize problems posed by language and cultural barriers. Some of this research focuses on improving what is called “risk communication.” This approach is so widely embraced that it resulted in a conference in 2000 sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, “Communicating Occupational Safety and Health Information to Spanish-Speaking Workers and Employers in the United States.” Critics of this approach note, however, that improvements in intercultural communication by themselves will not result in safer, less toxic, and less...

Third Parties

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Ronald B. Rapoport

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Political and Legal History

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2013
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law, History of Law
Length:
3,220 words

...Nominating Systems ; Elections: Presidential Elections ; Elections: Voting Systems ; Party System ; and Voting: Voting behavior . ] Bibliography Harmel, R., and J. D. Robertson. “ Formation and Success of New Parties: A Cross-National Analysis. ” International Political Science Review 6 (1985): 501–523. Hofstadter, Richard. The Age of Reform . New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1955 Key, V. O. Politics, Parties and Pressure Groups . New York: Crowell, 1964. Mazmanian, David. Third Parties in Presidential Elections . Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution,...

Assimilation

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Alexandra Délano

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements

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Current Version:
2015
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Social sciences, Politics, Law
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4,075 words

...0 , accessed 14 March 2014. Batalova, Jeanne , and Alicia Lee . “Frequently Requested Statistics on Immigrants and Immigration in the United States.” Washington, D.C.: Migration Policy Institute, 2012. http://www.migrationpolicy.org/article/frequently-requested-statistics-immigrants-and-immigration-united-states , accessed 14 March 2014. Citrin, Jack , Amy Lerman , Michael Murakami , and Kathryn Pearson . “Testing Huntington: Is Hispanic Immigration a Threat to American Identity?” Perspectives on Politics 5, no. 2 (2007): 31–48. Ellis...

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