Encyclopedia Of Latino Culture

Author: Charles Tatum
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440800995
Size: 10,97 MB
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This three-volume encyclopedia describes and explains the variety and commonalities in Latina/o culture, providing comprehensive coverage of a variety of Latina/o cultural forms—popular culture, folk culture, rites of passages, and many other forms of shared expression.

The Reference Librarian S Bible Print And Digital Reference Resources Every Library Should Own

Author: Steven W. Sowards
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440860629
Size: 20,42 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Divided into dedicated categories about the subjects most meaningful to librarians, this valuable resource reviews 500 texts across all major fields. • Critically assesses the most widely held reference titles • Includes LC and Dewey classifications for every title • Serves as an indispensable information literacy tool • Makes finding titles easy with organization by subject

The Latino Student S Guide To Stem Careers

Author: Laura I. Rendón
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610697928
Size: 12,24 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is an essential resource that Latino/a students and families need to make the best decisions about entering and succeeding in a STEM career. It can also serve to aid faculty, counselors, and advisors to assist students at every step of entering and completing a STEM career. • Offers current, fact-based information about the importance of Latinos/as entering STEM fields of study • Provides a comprehensive array of information on diverse STEM majors that Latino/a students and families can use to make informed decisions about entering a STEM field of study • Presents current qualitative and quantitative research findings on what has been shown to influence Latino/a student success as well as personal testimonials of Latino/a students' success in STEM

Latina O American Health And Mental Health Practices And Challenges

Author: Leticia Arellano-Morales Ph.D.
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1440854904
Size: 11,94 MB
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Essential reading for health and mental health administrators, community agencies, and policy makers as well as students and general interest readers, this book details the state of the physical and mental health of many Latina/o American groups. • Examines the prevalence of psychological disorders and chronic physical diseases among various Latina/o groups in the US • Reviews culture-specific treatments and community efforts to improve mental health • Discusses spiritual and indigenous practices such as Curanderismo, Santeria, and Espiritismo and their applications to health and mental health • Provides recommendations for eliminating barriers to health and mental health care for individuals belonging to Latina/o groups

Encyclopedia Of Domestic Violence And Abuse 2 Volumes

Author: Laura L. Finley
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610690028
Size: 16,50 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This comprehensive, two-volume work examines domestic abuse in the United States and worldwide, providing research, personal stories, and primary documents that reveal the extent of the problem. • Presents personal narratives that highlight the importance of each survivor's unique experience with abuse • Includes primary source documents that address key legislation and court cases • Provides a wide range of resources for researchers, such as recommended reading and film lists as well as state, national, and international organizations related to domestic abuse

Chicano Popular Culture

Author: Charles M. Tatum
Editor: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 081653652X
Size: 18,42 MB
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"An updated and expanded edition of Tatum's Chicano Popular Culture (2001), touching upon major developments in popular culture since the book's original publication"--Provided by publisher.

African American Folklore An Encyclopedia For Students

Author: Anand Prahlad
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610699300
Size: 12,72 MB
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African American folklore dates back 240 years and has had a significant impact on American culture from the slavery period to the modern day. This encyclopedia provides accessible entries on key elements of this long history, including folklore originally derived from African cultures that have survived here and those that originated in the United States. • Offers the most comprehensive compilation of resources on African American folklore, in the forms of bibliographical citations, lists of websites, and lists of cultural centers • Demonstrates the importance of black folklore to the development of American culture • Contains a unique collection of entries on black folk traditions • Documents the historical, aesthetic influence of African culture on African American folklore

Encyclopedia Of Great Popular Song Recordings

Author: Steve Sullivan
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442254491
Size: 11,10 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This masterful survey covers all genres of popular music, from pop, rock, soul, and country to jazz, blues, classic vocals, hip-hop, folk, gospel, and ethnic/world music. Collectors will find detailed discographical data while music lovers will appreciate the detailed commentaries and deep research on the songs, their recording, and the artists.

50 Events That Shaped Latino History

Author: Lilia Fernandez
ISBN: 9781440849039
Size: 19,96 MB
Format: PDF
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Latin American Art And Music

Author: Judith Page Horton
Editor: University of Texas Inst of Latin
Size: 12,70 MB
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This collection of essays, curriculum units, and study guides on Latin American art and musical traditions is designed to help interested teachers take a comprehensive approach to teaching these subjects. The introduction features the essay, "Media Resources Available on Latin American Culture: A Survey of Art, Architecture, and Music Articles Appearing in Americas" (K. Murray). Section 1, The Visual Arts of Latin America, has the following articles: "The Latin American Box: Environmental Aesthetics in the Classroom" (R. Robkin); "Mascaras y Danzas de Mexico y Guatemala" (J. Winzinger); "The Five Creations and Four Destructions of the Aztec World" (C. Simmons; R. Gaytan); "Art Forms of Quetzalcoatl: A Teaching Guide for Spanish, History, and Art Classes" (A. P. Crick); "The Art and Architecture of Mesoamerica: An Overview" (J. Quirarte); "Interpreting the Aztec Calendar" (L. Hall); "Mexican Muralism: Its Social-Educative Roles in Latin America and the United States" (S. Goldman); "Mexico: An Artist's History" (K. Jones); "A Historical Survey of Chicano Murals in the Southwest" (A. Rodriguez); and "El Dia de los Muertos" (C. Hickman). Section 2, The Musical Heritage of Latin America, has an introduction: "The Study of Latin American Folk Music and the Classroom" (G. Behague) and the following articles: "Value Clarification of the Chicano Culture through Music and Dance" (R. R. de Guerrero); "'La Bamba': Reflections of Many People" (J. Taylor); "The Latin American Art Music Tradition: Some Criteria for Selection of Teaching Materials" (M. Kuss); "Mariachi Guide" (B. San Miguel); "'El Tamborito': The Panamanian Musical Heritage" (N. Samuda); "A Journey through the History of Music in Latin America" (J. Orrego-Salas); "A Multicultural Tapestry for Young People" (V. Gachen); and "A Survey of Mexican Popular Music" (A. Krohn). A list of Education Service Centers in Texas is in the appendix. (DB)