ERIC Number: ED045835
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Spanish Surnamed American Employment in the Southwest.
Schmidt, Fred H.
This report provides statistical data on the job patterns that prevail for Spanish Americans in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. The Southwest once represented an internal colonial empire to the United States, and the inhabitants were treated as such. Present employment patterns must be viewed in this light. The data show that Spanish Americans are greatly underrepresented in white collar occupations and the training programs for these occupations, but they are fairly well represented in craftsmen jobs and in on-the-job training programs for blue-collar occupations. The presence of a large proportion of Spanish Americans in the population does not improve whitecollar employment opportunities in a region, even for the lowest level jobs. (BH)
Descriptors: Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Geographic Regions, Labor Utilization, Minority Groups, Social Discrimination, Spanish Americans, Unskilled Occupations
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Y3.EQ2:2SP2,$2.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Colorado Civil Rights Commission, Denver.; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Inst. of Industrial Relations.
Identifiers: United States (Southwest)