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Identity, Politics of

Identity, Politics of   Reference library

Suzanne Oboler, Deena J. González, Frances R. Aparicio, María de los Angeles Torres, and Silvio Torres-Saillant

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
6,860 words

...2.6 708,741 2.0 143,660 25.4     Other Central American 7,010 0.0 93,234 0.3 86,224 1,230.0 South American 1,035,602 4.7 1,419,979 4.0 384,377 37.1     Argentinean 100,921 0.5 107,275 0.3 6,354 6.3     Bolivian 38,073 0.2 45,188 0.1 7,115 18.7     Chilean 68,799 0.3 73,951 0.2 5,152 7.5     Colombian 378,726 1.7 496,748 1.4 118,022 31.2     Ecuadorian 191,198 0.9 273,013 0.8 81,815 42.8     Paraguayan 6,662 0.0 8,929 0.0 2,267 34.0     Peruvian 175,035 0.8 247,601 0.7 72,566 41.5     Uruguayan 21,996 0.1 20,242 0.1 −1,754 −8.0     Venezuelan 47,997 0.2...

Economic Development

Economic Development   Reference library

John Majewski

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:
2,323 words

...wealthiest of the colonists. Rapid population growth produced substantial economic development. Because no sweeping technological or organizational advances dramatically stimulated productivity, per- capita income grew quite modestly by modern standards, increasing anywhere from 0.3 to 0.6 percent per year. Yet colonists built an increasingly sophisticated commercial infrastructure that resulted in the growth of towns and cities. Such development was particularly important in New England and the Middle Colonies, where cities became major market centers. By ...

Youth Politics

Youth Politics   Reference library

Hinda Seif and Shoon Lio

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

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics, Law
Length:
3,623 words

...Scientist 52, no. 4 (2008): 507–532. CIRCLE Staff . Young Voters in the 2010 Elections . Fact Sheet. Medford, Mass.: Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, 2010. Costanza-Chock, Sasha . “The Immigrant Rights Movement on the Net: Between ‘Web 2.0’ and Comunicación Popular.” American Quarterly 60 (2008): 851–864. Flores-González, Nilda . “Immigrants, Citizens, or Both? The Second Generation in the Immigrant Rights Marches.” In ¡Marcha! Latino Chicago and the Immigrant Rights Movement , edited by Amalia Pallares and ...

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