U.S. Latino Issues (Paperback)
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U.S. Latino Issues (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 30/10/2003
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Does the term Latino-a construct of the U.S. government-successfully encompass the wide variety of Spanish-speaking people in this country? This introductory topic begins an overview of 10 major controversies that have embroiled U.S. Latinos, including Puerto Ricans, in recent years. Latinos have one of the fastest-growing populations in the United States today, making these issues front-page news across the country. Issues include: * Race Classification * Assimilation * Bilingual Education * Open Borders * Affirmative Action * Interracial Dating and Marriage * Funding Education and Health Care for Undocumented Immigrant * Amnesty Program * U.S. Military and Political Presence in Cuba * U.S. Military Bases in Puerto Rico Each topic is presented with a background, pro and con positions, and questions for the purpose of student debate and papers.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313361432
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 309 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 12 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Starred Review This series provides information to help students and teachers comprehend current contentious issues of today. Through knowledge of specific ethnic concerns, it is hoped that students will recognize the value of a different point of view....Highly Recommended." - Library Media Connection
"Clearly written, balanced overview of social and political issues affecting the Latin American ethnic group....Useful supplement to existing series on this topic." - School Library Journal

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