ERIC Number: EJ1009519
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 20
Speaking with Them or Speaking for Them: A Conversation about the Effect of Stereotypes in the Latina/Hispanic Women's Experiences in the United States
Lopez, Johana P.
New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, v25 n2 p99-106 Spr 2013
Hispanics represent one of the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population. Recent census reports estimate that Hispanics comprise 16 percent of the U.S. population. By 2050, it is estimated that nearly one out of every three Americans will be Hispanic. Many researchers have begun earnestly studying their impact on U.S. economy, culture, education, business, and politics. But few studies have focused on Hispanic females and their quiet struggles for self-determination in the United States. This essay explores the experiences of Hispanic women in the U.S. workforce by giving voice to this silent minority.
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Self Determination, Gender Bias, Gender Issues, Sex Stereotypes, Social Bias, Employed Women, Immigrants, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Social Justice
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