ERIC Number: ED413120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Latino Resources: A National Guide. First Edition.
Rochin, Refugio I.; Marroquin, Emily
This guide provides background information on rural Latinos and includes brief profiles of 98 social scientists, researchers, and educators that focus their work on the rural Latino population. The first section addresses the need to study the rural Latino population and discusses census data, distinctions between rural and urban Mexican Americans, characteristics of farms owned and operated by Latinos, issues of Latino population growth and concentration in rural areas, and employment and community development issues. This section also includes facts on Latino poverty, Mexican immigration, population distribution, age, educational attainment, and language. The second section includes contact information and descriptions of the past and current work of the 98 specialists, listed alphabetically. Areas of specialty include agriculture and natural resources, the arts, demography, development, national and regional U.S. studies, economics, education, geography, health and medicine, history, labor, Latin America, migration and immigration, outreach, policy and politics, poverty, research methods, science and technology, social sciences, sociology, and rural groups other than Latinos. The third section describes 44 organizations that focus on rural and Latino issues. The fourth section lists relevant publications and other work produced by 68 of the Rural Latino Resource specialists. The last section lists publications about agriculture, farm labor, immigration, migrant education and health services, and rural poverty by authors affiliated with the Julian Samora Research Institute at Michigan State University (Lansing). (LP)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Migrant Workers, Organizations (Groups), Primary Sources, Profiles, Researchers, Resource Materials, Rural Population, Social Science Research, Social Scientists, Specialists
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Julian Samora Research Inst.