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ERIC Number: ED108488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Pages: 400
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Puerto Ricans in the United States: A Review of the Literature.
Herrera, Diane
This bibliography of 2,155 items is a resource book intended for educators. It provides up-to-date information on current advances in bilingual education as well as information on the historical, economic, sociological and anthropological aspects of Puerto Ricans, Mexican Americans and other minority groups. Emphasis is on testing, cognitive style and teacher training. Many of the entries are annotated. Part 1 is a listing of other bibliographies. The entries in part 2 are concerned with the Puerto Rican child in the American educational system. This section deals with the child's socioeconomic and sociocultural characteristics, intelligence and cognitive development; measurement of the child's self-concept, socialization, language competence and scholastic achievement; special educational programs for Puerto Ricans and other non-English speakers; educational materials for teachers; and teacher training and attitudes. The entries in part 3 deal with the Puerto Rican experience on the mainland. The topics covered here include demographic studies and migration patterns, the psychological adjustment of migrants, sociological and anthropological studies of communities, and the group's experience as it is portrayed in Anglo and Puerto Rican literature. Part 4 is a bibliography of unpublished materials. (Author/AM)
Dissemination Center for Bilingual Bicultural Education, 6504 Tracor Lane, Austin, Texas 78721 ($4.60)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dissemination and Assessment Center for Bilingual Education, Austin, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Bilingual Education Act 1968; Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII