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Marketing McDonald's to Hispanic Americans - Product and competitive environment McDonald’s Corporation (MDC) known for its famous golden arches is the number one largest chain of fast food restaurant in the world. With headquarters in the United States and restaurants in 120 countries serving around 86 million customers a day. About 80% of the restaurants are operated by a franchisees or affiliates. McDonald's revenues come from the expenses paid by the franchisees such as fees, royalties, rent, as well as sales in company-operated restaurants....   [tags: McDonald's Hispanic Marketing]
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Hispanic American Culture Dance - Hispanic American community are rooted from their origins in Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and other Spanish speaking countries that have come together and form a culture in the United State of America. The culture is built in different categories; for instance, religion, social custom, health practices their privacy, and birth. They come from a comprehensive familiar culture that has been called the second in America. Because of their pride and affection they feel unsafe to give up their past. Their notoriety in the United State has been their resistance to assimilate; their guarded image of Hispanic-American culture has been the tongue of flame....   [tags: Hispanic, American, Culture, Dancing, ] 925 words
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Solving the Foreclosure Crisis for Hispanic Speakers - Today’s everyday life is easier than before. Not until the unemployment rate went down and people started losing their job. What does it have to do with mortgage crisis, well if people have a job, we would not be in this situation right now facing mortgage crisis. What should we do with this problem solution, get loan aid, non English speakers focus. Having loan in hand its nice, however; can the house buyers afford the mortgage. There are many kind of loans out there but they are high and even sometimes they bill their customers twice or making their payment high....   [tags: Foreclosures, ESL, Hispanic,]
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Study on a Hispanic Club at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - ... Her opinion caused me to do some deep thinking. My main focus for choosing my topic was not fully supported. I was doing so becuase I have a Hispanic in my family background. A new focus was developed in my research and opinion. My observation, including my interviews took place on campus in the MUC (Morris University Center) in the Meridian Ball room. In my reaserch and study, I wanted to take a straight forward appproach. I wanted to be honest with the people I interviewed and I wanted the same in return, honesty....   [tags: hispanic culture analysis] 756 words
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Hispanic Diversity in the United States - The Hispanic diversity of the United States has been well documented in immigration and population numbers for many years. In 1994, there were 26.4 million Hispanic Americans living in the Continental United States.In 2005 that number had ballooned to over 35 million.Now in 2008 the number is over 45 million people.(US Census 2008) The four main groups of Hispanic citizens are the people from Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Central America.Our Hispanic population has given the United States many contributions to politics, economics, family traditions and bilingual advancement in the world....   [tags: Immigration Latino Hispanic Immigrants]
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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence - Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence I. Introduction to Hispanic Intimate Partner Violence as a Social Issue Domestic violence among Hispanics is a dysfunctional conduct which touches all age groups. The Bureau of Justice (Catalano 2012), reported during the period of 1994 to 2010, the prevalence rate of intimate partner violence in the US declined by 60% percent for all races and ethnicities. In the same time frame, four out of five victims were women who experienced domestic abuse; furthermore, women in the 18 to 24 and 25 to 34 age bracket have experienced the highest frequency of intimate partner violence (Catalano, 2012)....   [tags: Hispanic INtimate Partner Violence, Social Issue]
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Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market - Executive Summary of the Hispanic Market “Latinos are changing the way the country looks, feels, and thinks, eats, dances, and votes. From teeming immigrant meccas to small-town America, they are filling churches, building businesses, and celebrating this Latin heritage.... In America, a country that constantly redefines itself, the rise of Latinos also raises questions about race, identity, and culture – and whether the United States will ever truly be one nation.” (Larmer, pg. 50) This passage aptly describes the dawning of a new ‘enlightenment’ era in the United States....   [tags: Hispanic Culture Marketing Business Essays]
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Hispanic American Diversity - Summary The purpose of this paper is to discuss the culture and beliefs of four Hispanic groups. The groups I have chosen to cover are: Puerto Rican, Mexican, Dominican and Cuban. Included in the paper will be each group’s linguistic, social, economical, political, familial and religious ties or beliefs. Hispanic American Diversity Puerto Rican Puerto Rico’s linguistic background is strongly defined by Spanish and English. Most Puerto Ricans speak both languages fluently and use both in everyday life such as; work, travel and communication....   [tags: Culture Hispanic American Essays] 1326 words
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Hispanic American Language - Hispanics in the United States have significantly contributed to much of our society’s customs and culture for many centuries. Ranging from politics, public service, military, business, science, organized sports to even the entertainment industry, you can find their mark universally if you take a closer look. It is quite a wonder as to the many historians whom have not acknowledged Hispanics’ impact on history, as they are just as intricate within America’s history as any other race or nationality (Contributions of, 2008)....   [tags: Hispanic Culture USA Influence] 1401 words
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Hispanic Dropouts - Hispanic Dropouts White, black, Mexican, Asian; no matter what the ethnicity, students will drop out of school. Yet when the term dropout is mentioned, Hispanic often comes to mind. Why is this. Schools all over the United States are affected by the Hispanic school dropouts. Many questions need to be answered on this topic: What is a dropout. What is causing these students to dropout. How many are actually dropping out. What is the future like for the dropouts. And what can be done to help lower the dropout rate....   [tags: Teaching Education Spanish Hispanic Essays]
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Hispanic Graduation Rate - Hispanic Graduation Rate Hispanics have the lowest graduation rates and are drop out…that is a lie. More hispanics are graduating today than any other point in history. Even though the media portrays that education is horrendous, the graduation rate among Hispanics increased in the last few decades in the by educational improvement. Since adolescents tend to make decisions that put their education at risk, educational programs are put in place to help students not make those mistakes and stay in school....   [tags: Hispanics, School, Graduation, Education]
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Hispanic American Diversity - The diversity of Hispanics shares the same language but have many differences. In this research paper the four groups that I will be discussing will include: Mexican Americans, Puerto Rican American, Venezuelan American and finally the Colombian American. The areas that will be discussed will include: linguistic, political, social, economic religion and family conventions and or family status. Puerto Rican Americans When leaving the entrance of any train station in the Brooklyn N. Y, you could immediately hear the salsa music blaring from several cars, home and corner stores....   [tags: Hispanic American Diversity Race Immigration] 1278 words
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Health Coverage for the Hispanic Population in Fauquier County - During the Community health rotation we had the opportunity to conduct a Windshield Survey in Warrenton, Virginia, a town in Fauquier County. Fauquier County was number eight in the United States Census Bureau list of the highest income counties in the United States. Despite this statistical data, while conducting the windshield Survey we were able to witness the prevalence of poverty in the community. At the 2000 Census, the population in Warrenton was 6,670, and by 2010 Census the population grew by 45 percent, to 9,611....   [tags: hispanics, uninsured patients,language]
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The Hispanic American and Health Care - Introduction The ten leading causes of death among the Hispanic American population are mostly in line with the ten leading causes of death among all Americans. It is more surprising what causes from the American list are missing from the Hispanic American list – stroke, Alzheimer's Disease, and suicide (Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, 2009, 2010). Considering that sixty percent of deaths in the United States are attributable to behavioral factors, circumstances in one's social system, and what and who a person is exposed to in their environment (Nash, Reifsnyder, Fabius, & Pracilio, 2011), it is evident that health care providers must investigate these aspects in order to prov...   [tags: culture, communication, suicide] 1629 words
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The Concept and Formation of the Term 'Hispanic' - ... The term ‘criollo’ refers to the ‘whites’ that were born in in latinoamerica. Whereas, the term ‘mestizos’ refers to those who had a mix of European and indigenous blood. However, the social cultural status became stricter for those that fit under the ‘mulatos’ description, those who had a white and African blood mix (Fox, 2010). These terms were often used to discriminate against the general population and keep control over said population by setting regulation on activities that they were allowed to participate in and those that they were not....   [tags: sociological, historic and semantic analysis]
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Hispanic Family Structured in USA - A family is usually a group of people that are related to each other by blood, marriage and ancestry. A family can also be an adoption meaning that someone was brought into another family. There are many ethnic groups when it comes to families in America like African, White, Asian and Native American families. However, one ethnic group that is interesting is the Hispanic American family. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, 10.4 million Hispanic family households live in the United States. Also there are 50.5 million Hispanics that live in the United States today and the Hispanic population is made up of 16.3%....   [tags: female-headed households, gay and lesbian couples]
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The Prevelance of Diabetes in the Hispanic Culture - ... A phenomenon known as the Latino or Epidemiological Paradox contradicts this trend. This paradox shows that Latinos tend to have health outcomes that paradoxically are comparable to, or in some cases better than, those of their Caucasian counterparts, even though Hispanics have lower average income and education (Abraído-Lanza,, Chao, Florez, 2005).. Regardless of the Latino Paradox, one area where Mexican Americans fare worse than the dominant Caucasian culture is diabetes. Diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose, due to inadequate insulin production, or because the body's cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both....   [tags: colonial rule, migration, health] 1454 words
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Hispanic Education: Problem or Necessity? - It is apparent to everyone living in the United States, that we are the most diverse country in the world. Everywhere we go we encounter people of different backgrounds. However, it is also apparent that one race in particular is seen more than others. One of the fastest growing races in the United States in today’s day and age is the Hispanic one. Research has shown that Hispanics are among the fastest growing cultures in our country. This is obvious to just about everyone in the United States....   [tags: cultural diverisity in US schools]
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Hispanic Wave to United States - ... Cultures revolve on the importance of hard work. The objective for the student, at a young age is not to dream of going to a four year university, but to think of ways in which they exemplify the practice of hard work. This “cultural heritage” continues to impact generation to generation of Hispanics. (Herald) Hard work has yet to be applied to academics, on rare occasions students learn to independently attach this value to academics. The reasons why parents are unable to show them how is that they have little understanding of the positive impact education will have on their children’s lives....   [tags: immigration, culture, education] 836 words
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Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children - Vulnerable Population - Hispanic Children Young Hispanic children experience multiple disparities in health status, insurance coverage, barriers to healthcare access and the quality of health care received. There have been multiple studies that have researched racial/ethnic disparities among adults, however few studies have examined the racial/ethnic disparities in the health care of children. The United States is experiencing a demographic surge in minority children, particularly among the youngest age groups....   [tags: Health Care]
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Teen Pregnancies in Hispanic Community - Childbirth is biological, psychological, and natural activities by which the human species grow into its family cycle and childbirth also have a sexual tradition. Beyond the emotions and the various phases that it creates, childbirth has specific criteria to be met on both man and woman. Their union must be founded on the reciprocal love, the biological and psychological maturation, and a developed sense of responsibility. Because of this, a pregnancy occurred early in life is becoming a situation full of social, economical and psychological difficulties....   [tags: Teen Pregnancies]
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The Hispanic Influence in the Phillapines - We define culture as the manifestation of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively (Mangahas). Culture is very important to each country in this world. It is crucial to the makeup of a country and the diversity each country has. Today in the Philippines, the Hispanic influence is seen everywhere you go. In the past, the Philippines governed by both Mexico and Spain. Influences you will see are the language, food, and dance. Influences from the US are the use of English language and the modern pop cultural....   [tags: culture, war, society] 2409 words
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Latin America and Hispanic Culture - ... Quinceañera is the Spanish word for a girl who is fifteen years old. The word Quinceañera is derived from the Spanish word quince meaning fifteen and años meaning years. Although Quinceañera’s vary in different Hispanic cultures as well as from family to family, the meaning is always the same: the birthday girl is blooming into a young woman. Despite the tradition evolving with Latin American girls living in the United States, the Quinceañera celebration is very popular among third and fourth generation Hispanic girls, and is one of the few universal Latin American traditions celebrated from Mexico to Argentina....   [tags: marriage, death, Quinceañera] 662 words
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Acculturative Stress in Hispanic Immigrants - The process of acculturation “a social and psychological process of change when one culture comes in contact with another” does not directly affect mental health but the process can be stressful, even if positive over negative, or a mix of the two. If the process is positive such as “improving one’s life” while challenging may not have a negative effect or be as stressful in the next case where … if the process of acculturation is negative, the process may be stressful making for acculturative stress (Tafoya, 2011)....   [tags: Stress, Language, Discrimination] 626 words
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Hispanic Adolescent Youth Gangs - Gangs have been a point of concern for states and societies around the world for centuries. Youth gangs are not exempt from that same categorization and have operated for the same amount of time worldwide. Over the last century however, a proliferation of youth gangs has been witnessed, especially among Hispanic youths immigrating into the United States. Researchers and scholars have offered multiple theories as to why youths, and Hispanics youths in particular integrate themselves into gang organizations....   [tags: rational economic theory]
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Hypertension in Hispanic Americans - Millions of Americans are living with hypertension. Collaboration of patients and providers to control the disease can help prevent life-threatening illnesses. Patient perceptions pertaining to an illness or disease can dictate one’s health behaviors, yet little attention has been directed toward the perceptions of Mexican American adults in relation to hypertension. Although hypertension is most prevalent among African Americans, Hispanics have higher rates of mortality due to poverty, cultural barriers, and customs affecting modifiable risk factors, prevention, and treatment....   [tags: Nursing Research Papers]
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Hispanic Women - I was once told I had the world in my hands by my vice principal. The reason for his statement was because I was a Hispanic young woman with above average grades, and my involvement in extracurricular activities. Why was being a Hispanic young woman so much more special. This is where the harsh reality set in; Hispanic women have the tendency to not achieve their goals. Unfortunately, when you evaluate Hispanic women most likely they did not go to college, or even graduate high school. There may be many factors that determine their circumstance....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography] 612 words
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The South: Educating a Growing Hispanic Population - Introduction For many years the United States minority population mostly consisted of African Americans. In 2003, the statistic changed to Hispanics becoming the largest minority population in the United Sates (Parrado & Kandel, 2010). With the increase of the Hispanic population, education concerns of this population have started to arise. In some cases, Hispanics are being over referred to special education programs. This phenomenon is linked to the presence of a language barrier as well as other characteristics of the children in this population (Guiberson, 2009)....   [tags: Population]
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Hispanic and Native Americans Culture in California - Upon initial research of the rich heritage of California the two minority groups that stood out as especially influential in historic California and today’s society are the Native Americans and Hispanic Americans. To better understand and identify with these minority groups we must identify the common themes within their day to day life. By researching each culture’s common family traditions, religious beliefs, arts & entertainment, and language one can gain a greater appreciation of many different kinds of people, and in turn have more effective relationships in a multicultural society....   [tags: Culture ]
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Tuberculosis in Hispanic Residents of San Diego - TUBERCULOSIS Tuberculosis, commonly known as TB, is a contagious and often-severe airborne disease caused by bacterial infection. TB typically affects the lungs, but it also may affect any other organ of the body. It is usually treated with a regimen of drugs taken for 6 months to 2 years, depending on the type of infection (NIAID, 2014). An estimated of one-third of population of the world is affected by tuberculosis. In 2012, an estimated 8.6 new million TB cases were identified worldwide while an estimated 1.3 million died from the disease (WHO, 2013)....   [tags: disease, lung, screening, testing]
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Hispanic Culture in Like Water for Chocolate - As the first major U.S. success for a Spanish language film, Como Agua Para Chocolate (Alfonso Arau, 1992) has had a major impact on Hispanic culture and the future of Hispanic cinema. This film has many implicit and explicit layers that challenge typical cultural ideals, not only in Hispanic culture, but in various cultures across the world. Based on his wife, Laura Esquivel’s novel, Arau used this film, known commonly as Like Water for Chocolate, to bring to the surface the liberation of females through the empowerment of food....   [tags: cultural, females, food] 1774 words
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Discrimination Against Latin and Hispanic Immigrants - ... Green cards holders are permanent residents who have been authorized to live and work in the U.S. legally but they are not American citizens. To become a citizen, you must be legal, know fluent English, have a clean record, and go through various tests. On the other hand, an illegal alien is a person or people who have relocated to another country without petitioning for residency into the country. Yet, both legal and illegal immigrants still get mistreated. According to Huff Post Politics comments, “An Associated Press-Univision Poll found that 61 percent of people overall said Hispanics face significant discrimination, compared with 52 percent who said blacks do and 50 percent who sai...   [tags: bullied, mistreated, hate crimes] 714 words
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US Hispanic Women and Fertility Rates - ... Recent Hispanic immigrants, according to the research study, rely heavily on social networks. In the report, the members stated contrasting encounters in their native countries. Many women expressed the maintenance of traditional cultural health beliefs and practices. They reported dual health perspectives in that they exercised use of herbal practices as well as regimens approved by their physicians. The general consensus was that herbal remedies were superior and more natural than prescribed synthetic drugs....   [tags: health care system, United States] 1828 words
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Hispanic Marketing in Latinos INC by Arlene Davila - ... “One result of this lack of market research was the dissemination of generalized assessments about the Hispanic consumer that were ultimately based on the self-image, class background, and experiences of Hispanic marketers”(59). Many advertisers target Latino Americans as a one group of people with nearly identical looks, culture, and values. “(The Hispanic) population is continually stereotyped and constituted into an undifferentiated Hispanic consumer”(57). They do not advertise to Latinos as separate people from different Southern and Central American countries....   [tags: industry, advertising, popluation] 675 words
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Sonic Targeting the Hispanic Community - Introduction For many companies, marketing to the Hispanic community has proven to be very challenging. Sonic drive-in is one of these companies that are currently exploring the ways to target this group. Problem Because there are so many different cultures within the Hispanic community, researchers have found it very difficult to target this group as a whole. Many companies don’t believe Latino’s to be a viable target and they don’t want to spend the time or money trying to research this community....   [tags: Target market Advertising] 1317 words
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Patriarchy: The Undermining of Women in the Hispanic-American Culture - Women have to face a lot of oppression from the patriarchal world we live in, and are treated like object by the male dominance, especially if you are women raise in a Latino culture. A journal article, “Domestic Violence in Hispanics in southeastern United States: A survey and Need Analysis”, by Carolyn Murdaugh, Salena Hunt, Richard Sowell, and Irma Santana states the high domestic violence occurrences in the Hispanic community. The article states, “Latina in the US, with 54.9% reporting violent victimization” (Murdaugh, etc....   [tags: Latino, physical and sexual abuse]
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Hispanic - The Latin community in the area which I reside is weak. This is evident in the fact that less Hispanics are involved in community affairs than members of other ethnicity's. It would be rather interesting to be able to know what goes into government policy making. The enthusiasm that I would put forth on this topic would be exemplary. The experience that qualifies me to partake in this institute is my involvement in SALSA (Spanish And Latino Student Association), as well as the fact that I am an aware, young, Hispanic male who sees what really goes on in the Latin community....   [tags: essays research papers] 424 words
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Compare and Contrast Hispanic Culture and American Culture - Compare and Contrast Between Hispanic Culture and American Culture I. Introduction The Hispanic population has experienced an incredible growth in the past decade in the United States of America. In 2006 it was estimated that the Hispanic cover 11 % of the population in North America. Their Origin is in Mexico and the few Spanish speaking countries in the Caribbean. American culture is derived from people who originated from the European nations like Italy and the Great Britain. Cultural identity is very important for every ethnic group as it shapes the culture of that particular faction and therefore, a certain culture cannot realize its own values until it is exposed to another one....   [tags: Ethnicity, Cultural Identity Essays]
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Understanding the Real Problem: Hispanic Youth Gang Integration - The reason why adolescent youth join gang organizations is a question that has plagues policymakers of most states around the world. The issue has grown into a severe crisis in the United States, most notably among minority communities. Hispanics are the fastest growing minority in the United States as well as the minority group with the second most gang members and second most incarcerated group, falling behind only African-Americans. In this paper, I analyze why adolescent Hispanic youths are so at risk for becoming involved in a gang....   [tags: acculturation and ethnic marginalization]
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Hispanics in the USA - Today, the Hispanic population has grown tremendously over the years. We have watched the Hispanics community growth rate grow faster than any other racial and ethnic group in the nation. The Hispanic culture and community has populated all around the United States, introducing new traditions and customs. I was traveling to different to city in the States, I notice the wide spread growth of Hispanic communities, For Instance in Miami the Cuban and El Salvadoran culture is heavy populate in the area....   [tags: Latino Hispanic USA Immigration Culture] 1071 words
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Hispanic Marriage in the Film Celebración Del Matrimonio - Culture Group - In the film, Celebración Del Matrimonio the cultural group that takes place begins with a fast indication of a Hispanic marriage customs, noting how they reflect customs in Spain, Mexico, and North Africa. However, in the film, there is a woman by the name of Cecilia and a man who goes by the name of William that are engaged to be married. As I was watching the film I was introduced to Cecilia as being fitted for a wedding gown in a department store. Cecilia and William met in high school and dated for many years....   [tags: film analysis, customs, mexico, spain] 1379 words
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Aspects of Danger Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence - Acculturation and intimate partner are risk factors.). According to Garcia, Hurwitz and Kraus (2005), the majority of Latinas who were classified at the lowest acculturation level were at risk. Intimate partner violence female targets are more prone to self soothe themselves by medicating themselves with alcohol in answer to the IPV; furthermore, a model mentioned both Mexicans American men and women recounted comparable rates of IPV abuse and battering (Cunradi 2009). At any rate, Latinas who had the smallest acculturation were not expected to notify authorities or seek help (Garcia, Hurwitz and Kraus, 2005)....   [tags: Acculturation, Intimate Partner, Risk Factors]
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The Diffusion of Hispanic Cuisine and Some of Its Signature Dishes - Introduction The phrase, “We are what we eat” holds some essential validity and truth to it. Food is a constituent feature of our environmental ties to where we subside. It is a part of our daily lives. It can act as a form of communication with other individuals. Food can be an indicator of the nutrition idiosyncratic cultural groups are practicing. Notably, which ingredients hold higher placement of emphasis in consumption from a day to day basis. The way food is assembled or arranged has specific meanings in certain locations....   [tags: tex-mex food]
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Latino/Hispanic Americans - Latino/Hispanic Americans cover a much wider demographic then believed. Latino/Hispanic Americans consist of; Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan American to name a few. Latino/Hispanic Americans are the largest ethnic group in the United States. The Latino/Hispanic culture is very different than ours. Their culture differs in economics, politics, family traditions, family structure, religion, education, language, fashion, art, music, dancing, and food. As natural born Americans in the United States it is important for us to learn about the different cultures migrating into the United States....   [tags: culture, demography, United States, tradition]
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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence - Masculinities Patriarchy ideology is embedded in the predominantly Latin American structure of machismo of supremacy over females (Alcalde, 2011). There are hegemonic methods of masculinity that stress male authority, magisterial and honor concerning females to some males, but it is an unusual overstated and exaggerated in male masculinities (Alcalde, 2011: 465). In contrast, there are many who do not advocate violence, and they seek to educate others on the importance of not using violence towards women....   [tags: Masculinity, Patriarchy Ideology, Latin America]
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Risk Factors Affecting Hispanic Domestic Violence - Conclusion According to the World Health Organization (2002), traditional customs must be dealt with compassion and deferential way in all deterrence efforts. There are many factors which contribute to intimate partner violence. All of the risk factors include machismo, masculinities socioeconomic status, acculturation, pregnancy, and alcohol consumption and abuse has been correlated with intimate partner violence. The extent to which they affect domestic violence is not really known, and no one can point to one single reason....   [tags: multiple masculinities, violence, machismo]
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Hispanic, Worker, Student, Mother - Hispanic, Worker, Student, Mother I am the only girl and middle child in a family of five siblings. As is common in Hispanic culture, my status was automatically placed below that of my brothers by virtue of my gender alone. Even as a teenager, I was not allowed to go out to movies alone with my friends; my younger brother was sent to keep an eye on me and report back to my mother. Needless to say, I was also not permitted to date in high school. At that time, without the social life afforded to other girls my age, I turned to academics....   [tags: Graduate College Admissions Essays] 986 words
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Hispanics: English, Barriers, and Challenges - How are Hispanics getting help with English and what obstacles or barriers are they facing. That is an extremely good question. Everyday, more and more Hispanics are making a move to the United States in hopes of a better life. The only problem is that many of them can not speak any English at all. Since the United States is basically an English speaking nation, it is important that Hispanics learn English to be able to adjust to life within the United States. But, that is easier said than done because it is not easy to get Hispanics the help that they need in learning English....   [tags: Current Events Hispanic ESL Language] 1927 words
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Marketing Involving Hispanic Americans and the Internet - The Hispanic-American culture in the United States is becoming increasingly important in marketing and consumer behavior. This segment has different preferences, values and attitudes towards a variety of products than "average" United States consumer. The Hispanic population in America is the fastest growing, not only the largest minority population now, but their collective purchasing power exceeds $400 billion (Mongrain). In conjunction with this, the internet has also proven to be a vital marketing tool in the last decade....   [tags: Marketing] 2874 words
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Hispanic American Diversity - Hispanic American Diversity Hispanic groups of all origins have a profound interest when relocating to the United States. Hispanic groups such as Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central and South Americans share the same common interest of prosperity and a future for their families. Language of these groups is commonly Spanish speaking and they relish with religion of the Roman Catholics and Protestant faith. The United States Census Bureau shows different percentages in poverty and the differences of these groups acquiring the English language separately....   [tags: American Culture]
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Educating Hispanic Students - Educating Hispanic Students Education is the key to individual opportunity, the strength of our economy, and the vitality of our democracy. In the 21st century, this nation cannot afford to leave anyone behind. While the academic achievement and educational attainment of Hispanic Americans has been moving in the right direction, untenable gaps still exist between Hispanic students and their counterparts in the areas of early childhood education, learning English, academic achievement, and high school and college completion....   [tags: Teaching Education] 1131 words
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Hispanic Girls Growing up on the Border - Hispanic Girls Growing up on the Border The Southwest United States is an area of great diversity. It is located on the border between the US and Mexico. In this region there are four main ethnicities represented: Hispanics, African Americans, Anglo Americans, and Native Americans. These groups interact daily working in the same offices and going to school together. Youth of each ethnicity face risks as they grow up. By focusing on the Hispanic adolescent girl the extent of the possible risks to one ethnicity can be explored....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Hispanic American Diversity - In America today, we are faced with several different minority groups arriving to the United States. The most common of all minority groups are the Hispanics. America is known for their language being English, but as the year's approach, that language has faded and a new face in English language has taken over, it's called Spanish. We as the people of America have become controversial over this major change, and due to that major bilingualism and political movements that have occurred from the government to the education departments....   [tags: US Immigration Culture Latino] 1109 words
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cultrual cultural deprivation the hispanic challenge - Cultural Deprivation: The Hispanic Challenge Why do some groups not succeed in academic settings. One theory brought up in “Understanding inequality” suggests that the gap in the socioeconomic status drives the inequalities in the school system. The low and working class have less time and income to intervene with schooling. This means they have less time to meet with teachers, hire tutors, and provide continuous transportation. Therefore the lower class can’t possibly compete with the middle and upper classes....   [tags: essays research papers] 706 words
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Hispanic Heritage, Intervening Variables and Its Correlation with Educational Attainment - ... These structures can be formal such as “schools or the government” or informal “as in class structure” (Mehan, 1992). Additionally, Mario Barrera an ethnic’s professor at the University of Barkley California, “identifies they cyclical nature of this dynamic” (Barrera, 1997). In summary this dynamic states that Hispanic individual’s face “disadvantage, poverty, and culture conflict” and this in turn leads to feelings of “inadequacy and inferiority” (Barrera, 1997). The preceding dynamics then leads to individuals within the Hispanic culture to face lower chances of post-secondary attainment....   [tags: impact of social class]
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Booming Hispanic Population in Texas do not have Good Educations - ... This phenomenon is not new, studies have established a correlation between earning a college degree and different socio-economic levels (Swaii, Redd, & Perna, 2003). Another study looked at the advantages of earning a post- secondary degree such as more pay, higher level of job satisfaction, movement between classes, access to better health insurance, and contributions as a tax payer (Baum, Ma, Payea, 2013). The Texas Higher Education plan “Closing the Gaps” has indicated the need for an educated workforce to contribute to the state’s prosperity and noted that an education takes an individual from the chains of survival to the freedom of having an open mind to better understand the world...   [tags: STEM, graduation, workforce] 707 words
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Transitioning from Mexico to America - First off I would like to congratulate both of you on this exciting new journey you are about to start. As you are already well aware you will be adopting three lovely young children from Mexico; there is Sofia, 17, Diego, 12, and Carlos 4. Since Sofia has grown up in the Mexican heritage so it might be harder for her to adjust to the move, Diego might also have a tough time adjusting, and more than likely Carlos will not have much memory of his culture. Each child will cope with the move differently and I have gathered information to help make their transition easier for them as well as for you....   [tags: Hispanic Heritage, ]
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The purpose of a Dream: Hispanic and African Americans adult students - The purpose of a Dream: Hispanic and African Americans adult students within a Multicultural Environment. An analysis of this problem is due to such issues as age, gender and power. In working with adult students and multicultural groups as a teacher¡¦s assistant (which consist of related factors such as teaching along with instructor and applying knowledge and promoting learning skills in away to help older students learn and help to apply a technique of understanding (which motivate students in a way to learn....   [tags: essays research papers] 560 words
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Santeria and Lukumi Religions Practiced by Hispanic Caribbeans - Santeria and Lukumi Religions Practiced by Hispanic Carribeans Religious origins: The Yoruba religion was brought to the Hispanic Caribbean approximately four hundred years ago by African slaves during the period of conquest and colonization of the new world. The religion remained traditionally strong among the African community until the Spanish conquerors began to prohibit its practice. When the Spaniards reached the New lands they brought with them the religion of the reigning King. That is Queen Isabella's religion; Catholosism....   [tags: Religion Religious Caribbean Essays] 1354 words
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Crossing the Border in Search of the American Dream - ... The issue of immigrants getting deported especially Hispanic immigrants has become a big issue in Alabama. Ever since Alabama “passed H.B. 56 on June 2,2011” (Galloway, 1094).Alabama passed this law to “discourage illegal immigration within the state And maximize enforcement of federal immigration laws through cooperation with federal authorities”(Galloway,1094) because of how “immigration is causing economic hardship and lawlessness in [Alabama]”(Galloway,1094).H.B 56 also known as the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act has discriminated against illegal immigrations especially Hispanic immigrants by imposing requirements on aliens, denying self-help opportunit...   [tags: discrimination of Hispanic immigrants] 1307 words
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Undocumented Hispanics and the Impact on Healthcare - One of the most significant issues to issues to affect healthcare in today’s society is the impact that illegal aliens have on the already broken healthcare system. This paper will explore the impact of undocumented Hispanics and their impact on the services available and used in California. Included will be the numbers of those that are affected as well as what is being done to decrease the impact of this population on the current healthcare system. What are the Numbers. According to a Center for Immigration Studies report released on February 7, 1997, the number of illegal aliens living in the United States was estimated to be 5 million....   [tags: Undocumented, immigrants, Hispanics, Healthcare, U]
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The Influence of Domestic Violence Among Latino Couples - Problem The purpose of this study is to find how risk factors affect Hispanic students who are in relationships, and do these factors contribute to Intimate Partner Violence. The study is looking to discover: 1) How TAMIU Hispanic students in relationships are affected by traditional Hispanic gender roles beliefs, (2) Do married Hispanic TAMIU students in relationships suffer from an inverse association between socio-economical status and IPV, and (3) Do married Hispanic TAMIU students have a problem with frequency of alcohol use and IPV Limitations This study will be utilizing self-report surveys, the likelihood that the respondents will underreport or over report Intimate Partner Viol...   [tags: married hispanic, alcohol abuse, ]
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Using Close Reading to Improve Critical Thinking Skills: A Project - Objectives In producing my project my objectives are: • To integrate close reading strategies with the literacy/science curriculum to improve critical thinking outcomes with a group of 45 kindergarteners in a medium sized suburban kindergarten classroom • To determine if using close reading can help close the increasing achievement gap between kindergarten and first grade Hispanic and non-Hispanic learners • To develop a variety of close reading activities that can be used in kindergarten and first grade classes • To share my knowledge and results with colleagues at my school Project Description My project has been to investigate how to implement close reading strategies as a means to develo...   [tags: Kindergarten, Hispanic Students]
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Why Learning about Florida's Diverse Hispanic Heritage and Culture is Important - Hispanic's influence in Florida dates back for more than 500 years when the Spanish arrived and began to establish their permanent settlements. I am proud to say I?m an American of Hispanic descent. As a second generation Cuban-American and a Native of Florida, it is important for me to learn and pass down the unique qualities and richness of my Hispanic roots, culture and traditions. From birth the Hispanic heritage has had a strong impact on me. Being raised in a bilingual home and learning Spanish in school, has provided me the advantage to communicate in both languages....   [tags: essays research papers] 370 words
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The Application of the Spanish Language in the Culture and Government in America - ... If we look at the world today we can see many things. We can see rapid change occurring right in front of our own eyes. We can see cultures growing and evolving. And perhaps most incredible and awesome of it all we are seeing information, ideas, and languages spread throughout the world like we have never seen before in the whole of human history. With the advancements of technologies in the field of communications, we can send virtually any thought or document anywhere we please in the blink of an eye....   [tags: non-hispanic individuals, immigration]
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Transition of Latino Students with Learning Disabilities: Applications for Rehabilitation Counseling - Latinos are the largest and fastest growing ethnic group in the United States with an estimated population of 44.3 million (Pew Hispanic Center, 2007). The growth rate of the Latino population is 24.3%, which is three times the growth rate of the total population of 6.1% (U.S. Census Bureau). Of the U.S. Latinos, Mexicans are the largest Latino group in the United States with 64% (U.S. Census Bureau). Puerto Ricans are the second largest Latino group in the U.S. (not including those who live in Puerto Rico) with 9.0 % of the population (U.S....   [tags: special Education, hispanic, spanish] 2629 words
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Lowering the Cost of Becoming a Citizen - ... Many people and or government discriminate against illegal immigrants and occupy them for their cheap work and labor, there is an estimated 11.1 million unauthorized immigrants. All Immigrants begin with lower earnings but over time their incomes improve as they remain here even if the do they same work any other person does. The naturalization rate for hispanics is particularly low. Only 46% of Hispanic immigrants are eligible to naturalize or become a legal citizen, compared to the 71% percent of all immigrants who are not Hispanic and are eligible to naturalize....   [tags: legal immigration, government, hispanic] 885 words
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Cultural Differences and Similarities Between Mexico and Venezuela - ... On the other hand, in some communities in Venezuelans celebrate Halloween exactly how Americans do, but some do not celebrate this holiday. Venezuelans celebrate exactly how Americans do: By dressing up in a costume and going door by door in search for delicious sweets. Although Halloween is not so popular in Venezuela, minorities are trying to get this holiday to grow in their country. Mexicans and Venezuelans have a different set of customs when it comes down to Halloween. Mexicans do not celebrate Christmas as much as Venezuelans do; Mexicans find the day of the Three Royal Magi to have a higher priority....   [tags: parties, belief, hispanic countries] 958 words
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Author Analysis of Judith Ortiz Cofer - ... After that visit she received a flag and medal which she returned to the government marked, “[y]a no vive aqui” (Cofer 396) meaning does not live here in Spanish and with a note that said, “[t]ell the president of the United States what I say: No gracias” (Cofer 396). The story ends with the mother giving all her worldly possessions away and later being found naked, curled up in the corner of an empty room There was nada left, but the empty pill bottles the doctor had prescribed her to help deal with the pain from losing her husband and son....   [tags: hispanic, latin heritage, culture] 744 words
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Real Women Have Curves by Josefina Lopez - In Josefina Lopez’s play Real Women Have Curves, a group of Hispanic women discuss their sex appeal in terms of their body image. They judge their psychological aspect of sex appeal based on how well their physiological aspect of body image agrees with society’s ideals. In Michel Foucault’s Discipline and Punish, he explains that society is an amplified Panopticon that causes its members to observe one another and themselves. This theory explains these women’s compulsion to peruse their bodies to make sure that they fit within society’s standards of sexiness....   [tags: screenplay, theater, hispanic culture]
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The Fence of Economy in Mario Vargas Llosa's Essay, The Fence of Lies - ... A guard can detect an intruder much more easily when there is a large wall hindering easy crossing. Therefore, even though a wall will not effectively stop illegal immigration, it certainly can slow border crossings. Vargas Llosa employs a few arguments in defense of his stance, some helpful, others actually harmful. One of his most helpful arguments is for the environment. He writes, “this predatory, contaminating monstrosity… wreaking havoc on the environment” (Vargas Llosa 47). His point here is extremely valid....   [tags: hispanic, border, immigration]
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Empacho: Gastrointestinal Problems or simply Indigestion - What is Empacho. Empacho, when related to gastrointestinal problems is, in a sense, a form of indigestion and one of the most common folk ailments in a Hispanic culture10. By some people it could also be more of a belief and described as a blockage of the stomach and intestines, as a ball of sticky undigested food, or foods that are hard to digest. This can result in symptoms such as pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating, etcetera. This being said, there are several different forms of empacho. One of these forms is empacho seco, a “dry” sickness....   [tags: folk ailments in the Hispanic culture]
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The Importance of Multicultural Awareness - The Importance of Multicultural Awareness, and Strategies to Promote Positive Development and Learning for Children of a Korean/Hispanic Multicultural Family Relationships are very powerful, and our connections with each other are our foundation for positive development, learning, and change. In order for a community, school, and/or neighbors to achieve shared goals, caring and sturdy relationships between people and families must be formed based on understanding, respect, and trust. Neighbors form their own unique community in a small geographic area within larger communities, and neighborhoods can include families of many different cultures....   [tags: christian, hispanic, korean families]
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Culture: What is it Exactly? - Many people believe that your culture defines who you are as a person, as well as in society. When in retrospect, culture is something that you have no control over. You are brought up in a certain way that your family has been brought up for generations. No amount of schooling or experience, can help shape or control who you really are as a person. Sure, in your lifetime you can see extraordinary things that might change your view or opinion on certain subjects, but overall, your culture is what defines you....   [tags: society, culture, hispanic household]
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Diabetes, Minority Status, and the African American and Hispanic American Communities - Diabetes, Minority Status, and the African American and Hispanic American Communities In March of 2003, a bill known as the "Minority Population Diabetes Prevention and Control Act of 2003" was introduced to Congress, and then referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. According to this bill's findings, "minority populations, including African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, and Asians, have the highest incidence of diabetes and the highest complications of the disease" (1). The alarming rate at which the incidence of diabetes is affecting African American and Hispanic American communities has led the government, health care professionals, clinics, and other organizations to...   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]
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The Power of the Tea - Tradition or not, when someone gets sick you take them to the doctor or in severe cases to the hospital. Unfortunately, this is not the case for my very traditional family. In the Hispanic culture, home remedies are the solution to every medical problem. Normally I wouldn’t mind this, but when you’re terribly ill and in dire need of medical attention, tradition should come second. The appreciation I have for modern medicine grew larger in the summer of 2012. I traveled to Mexico for the summer to embrace the culture and to learn the language....   [tags: home remedies in Hispanic culture] 539 words
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Authors: Skin Color or Talent? - ... The majority of the books I’ve read with a non-white protagonist are issue-based, whether it’s a biography, stories of racism, or a past vs present story. They don’t lend themselves to a feeling of ‘us,’ but rather an increasingly isolating feeling of “them” and “those people.” Why aren’t there more romance novels featuring people of color. Why aren’t there more protagonists like James Patterson’s Alex Cross. White Culture. There is an interesting phenomena in this country when you start talking about race and ethnicity, especially when it comes to the university setting....   [tags: racism, caucasian, non-hispanic] 1208 words
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Diversity and Multicultural Competence - ... Learn skills to assist him in society. Social workers will assist in community involvement. The assistance to help Bobby find a place to live, job, a place to live, and assist in relationships (Ellis, et al., 2012). The team would need to consist of Hispanic participants: psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker, and Occupational therapist. The entire team would not require being Hispanic, but the more under this culture would accentuate the chances for positive change in Bobby. Ethical Issues As a psychologist for Bobby integrity is important for trust....   [tags: psychological treatment, hispanic intervention]
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Comparing American Work Ethic vs Hispanic Work Ethic - Views on formality, timeliness, group involvement, communication style and conflict resolution separate the U.S. American culture from Spanish influenced cultures in business settings. Though these cultures may be a world apart, changing demographics are bringing these cultures into a single world market. Many minority populations throughout the United States are projected to grow through 2050, including the population of those of Hispanic origin, which is expected to nearly triple (Martin, Nakayama 12)....   [tags: Mexican Work Ethic 2014]
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Attitude Differences in Marriages - I was raised in a traditional home were my mother was a homemaker ensuring that all my siblings and I were cared for while my father worked. My parent’s unconditional love for each other provided us a happy home. Though they had arguments and disagreements, I never saw my father mentally or physically abuse my mother. Being the ninth of ten children, my parents promoted equality between all of us. Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu book, “Where are you Adam?” Stated that, “We love our sons and we train our daughters.” Culturally speaking, this statement was emphasized in the Hispanic culture, from my early age as a young girl....   [tags: satistfaction, hispanic, relationships]
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