Latinos and the nation's future / edited by Henry G. Cisneros ; with John Rosales

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Subjects: Hispanic Americans--Social conditions
Hispanic Americans--Cultural assimilation
Hispanic Americans--Ethnic identity
United States--Ethnic relations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Houston, Tex. : Arte Público Press, c2009
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xvii, 248 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. An overview : Latinos and the nation's future / Henry G. Cisneros 3
2. The Latino presence : some historical background / Nicolas Kanellos 15
3. Liberty and justice for all : civil rights in the years ahead / Raul Yzaguirre 27
4. Becoming American - the Latino way / Tamar Jacoby 41
5. Increasing Hispanic mobility into the middle class : an overview / Harry P. Pachon 57
6. Latino small business : a big present, a bigger future / Aida M. Alvarez 71
7. Making the next generation our greatest resource / Sarita E. Brown 83
8. La gran oportunidad/up for grabs/the Hispanic opportunity / Joe Garcia 101
9. Politics and the Latino future : a Republican dream / Lionel Sosa 115
10. Latino progress and U.S. foreign policy / Sergio Munoz Bata 125
11. The raw numbers : population projections and the power of Hispanic demographic change / Leobardo F. Estrada 149
12. Latino numbers and social trends : implications for the future / Roberto Suro 155
13. A first-order need : improving the health of the nation's Latinos / Elena V. Rios 167
14. Housing the nation's Latinos : an overview / Saul N. Ramirez, Jr. 181
15. On the power of education and community action / Ernesto Cortes 195
16. Toward a new American dream / Nicolas Kanellos 207
App. I. Tables, charts, and maps 213
App. II. Chapter notes and bibliography 231
Additional Authors: Cisneros, Henry
Rosales, John, 1956-
Notes: LCCN: 2008044343
ISBN: 9781558855427 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 1558855424 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-248)
OCLC Number: 265080631
ISBN/ISSN: 9781558855427
1558855424