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Wilson, Angie D.; Henriksen, Richard C.; Bustamante, Rebecca; Irby, Beverly – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2016
The phenomenon of absent fathers is a common occurrence in today's homes that appears to be escalating, especially in Black households across the United States. The purpose of this study was to describe the lived experiences of successful Black men who were raised in absent-father homes as well as the lived experiences of their resilient single…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship, One Parent Family
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Valdeon, Roberto A. – Language and Intercultural Communication, 2011
This paper examines the connection between translation and narratives of history, with particular attention to Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States" and its Spanish version, "La otra historia de los Estados Unidos". It is argued that translation interacts with history in many ways: translation is fundamental to history and, in…
Descriptors: Translation, Spanish, United States History, History Instruction
At the second Transborder Library Forum, 181 participants from the United States and Mexico gathered to discuss topics of international librarianship. The proceedings include the following sections: Discurso de Bienvenida (Welcome Speech) (Carlos Salas); "El Etnocentrismo Mexicano y Los Servicios de Informacion" (Mexican Ethnocentrism…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer Networks, Foreign Countries, Freedom of Speech
Prewitt-Diaz, Joseph O., Ed. – 1984
This is a collection of papers related to psychological assessment and counseling in Puerto Rico. Included are: (1) an introduction (in Spanish), by Joseph O. Prewitt-Diaz; (2) "A Procedure for Constructing Valid Cross-Cultural Attitude Measures for Use in Puerto Rico," by Cecil R. Trueblood; (3) "Perfil de Personalidad en el…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Children, Counseling
Dominguez-Mujica, Maria Eugenia – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The aim of this research is to investigate ideologies that monitor and control styles of written feedback as well as discursive resources used in the expression of those ideologies. Using socio-cognitive analysis, a development of critical discourse studies, I have analyzed 44 sessions of chat on the Internet, 78 journal notes, 31 emails and 12…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Internet, Feedback (Response), Opinions
Estudios sobre Educacion, 2002
This journal, which provides abstracts of its articles mostly in Spanish and a few in English, contains studies (estudios) and notes (notas) about educational issues, as well as relevant book reviews (recensiones). Studies in this issue (No. 3, 2002) are: "Unprotected Time of Early Adolescence and Intergenerational Relations: A New…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Continuing Education, Cultural Context, Early Adolescents
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Arizona Library Association. – 1996
At the sixth transborder forum, librarians from the United States, Canada, and Mexico gathered to explore topics of interest to academic, public, school, and special librarians in all three countries. The conference program and general information are provided in English and Spanish. Presentations, some in English and some in Spanish, include:…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Networks, Copyrights, Document Delivery
Olivares, Julian, Ed. – 1994
This anthology of 21 short stories is intended for Spanish-speaking students of Spanish, other students in intermediate and advanced Spanish-language courses, and students commencing study of the Hispanic literature of the United States. Twelve of the 15 authors are, by birth or descent, of Mexican, Cuban, or Puerto Rican origin. Eight were born…
Descriptors: Authors, Cubans, Cultural Interrelationships, Higher Education
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Da Silva, Zenia Sacks – Hispania, 1975
This paper recounts a brief history of Spanish exploration in the territory of the United States and surveys Spanish influence in industry, agriculture, foods, architecture and vocabulary. (Text is in Spanish.) (CK)
Descriptors: American History, Hispanic American Literature, Land Settlement, Spanish
Escobar, Vivian; And Others – 1981
An illustrated guide to aspects of life in the United States is presented in Spanish for recent Hispanic arrivals. The guidelines address such topics as resettlement agencies, community relations and national customs, the U.S. government, local and long distance transport, mail and telephone communication systems, employment practices, the…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adults, Daily Living Skills, Hispanic Americans
Ford, Mark L. – 1984
The United States has become increasingly multilingual in recent decades, and while English is the most commonly spoken language, almost 11 percent of Americans prefer to speak another language at home. Bilingualism is promoted by governmental units at the federal, state, and local levels through a variety of programs, particularly in education…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Federal Legislation, Language Usage
Barnach-Calbo, Ernesto – 1977
This report on the use of the Spanish language in the United States discusses the Spanish-speaking population, the language itself, and bilingual education in the United States. The background about the Spanish-speaking population includes the following topics: (1) "A Nations of Immigrants," (2) "The Population of the…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Cubans
Brown, George H.; And Others – 1981
Organized into 4 chapters, the report provides tabular data portraying the educational condition for about 12 million Hispanic Americans in the United States, and shows how Hispanics compare with the majority population on various measures of educational participation and achievement. Providing an overview of Hispanic Americans in the U.S.,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Education, Cubans, Degrees (Academic)
Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. Refugee Service Center. – 1995
This resettlement guide, entirely in Spanish, describes the initial stage of resettlement and the processes that refugees undergo as new arrivals. Subjects covered in this guide include pre-arrival procedures, admissions criteria, immigrant's statement of understanding, travel costs and U.S. Customs; resettlement procedures, immigrants'…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adjustment (to Environment), Compensation (Remuneration), Daily Living Skills
Dolz-Blackburn, Ines – 1981
Chicanos attending universities in the United States are, in general, frustrated individuals. With two languages and two cultures, they feel uneasy in both and usually go to the university with an inferiority complex. In spite of these shortcomings, Chicanos are, generally, subjected to the same entrance exams and requirements as the rest of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission, Educational Opportunities
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