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Urrieta, Luis; Landeros, Judith – Comparative Education Review, 2022
Under UNESCOs global mission, fundamental education became an essential tool for development that was praised for promoting peace and improving the human condition. The Centro de Cooperación Regional para la Educación de Adultos en América Latina y el Caribe (CREFAL) hosted educators from throughout the Americas in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, to study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Adult Basic Education, Agricultural Education
Diaz, Hermen – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the role of a Latinx cultural center in facilitating the sense of belonging of Latinx/o men at a predominantly White institution. This study examines how Latinx/o men perceive, experience, and participate in cultural centers, specifically from an ecological viewpoint. This research examines the Latinx…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Males, Racial Composition, Whites
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Ramos, Juan G. – Hispania, 2016
This current study explores the relationship between visual technology (cinema and photography) and a metanarrative preoccupation with the craft of literary narration in two texts by Pablo Palacio (Ecuador, 1906-47). In his novella "Débora" (1927), Palacio employs the language of cinema (e.g., the cinematograph, the cinema, references to…
Descriptors: Authors, Films, Photography, Narration
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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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Tello, Jerry; Cervantes, Richard C.; Cordova, David; Santos, Susana M. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2010
The purpose of this study was to describe and evaluate a promising program model, the Joven Nobel curriculum, for Latino male adolescents that promotes positive youth development and addresses prevention of a number of risk-related sexual behaviors within a cultural context. A quasi-experimental design was used that included a pre- and posttest…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Adolescents, Sexuality, Cultural Context
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Nelson, Robert, Jr. – Second Language Research, 2011
Talamas et al. (1999), Ferre et al. (2006) and Sunderman and Kroll (2006) exposed participants to first-language/second-language (L1/L2) pairs of words and asked them to decide whether the second word was the correct translation of the first. In the critical condition, the L2 word was either the translation of the L1 word ("man" [right arrow]…
Descriptors: Translation, Second Language Learning, Adult Learning, Adult Students
Pellus Perez, Elena – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Hernan Perez de Oliva (1494?-1531) was a learned Spanish humanist who wrote his major works in the decades following the discovery of America. By articulating events of his career and literary life, my goal is to comprehend his contributions to the early literary production regarding the newly-found Americas. The thesis consists of three parts.…
Descriptors: Latin American History, Drama, Spanish, Moral Issues
Abreu, Laurel – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Various studies analyzing pronominal subject expression in Spanish have found that switch-reference, the relationship between two consecutive subjects, is the factor that most commonly constrains speakers' choice of a null or explicit subject personal pronoun (SPP) (Cameron, 1995; Flores-Ferran, 2002). When the second subject in a sequence differs…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), Second Language Learning, Spanish, Monolingualism
Men and Families Newsletter, 1995
This newsletter, published in both English and Spanish versions, focuses on men and their roles in families. It stems from a 3-day workshop held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in Mexico City. The 24 participating researchers and practitioners discussed ways to support men in fathering roles in order to enhance the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Family Life, Family Programs, Fathers
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Conner, Ross F. – New Directions for Evaluation, 2004
The evaluation field in the United States has seen an increase in evaluations with and of diverse cultural populations, including racial or ethnic populations as well as those cultures and subcultures with special interests, concerns, or needs, such as the youth and gay and lesbian communities. These evaluations have occurred as the populations…
Descriptors: Subcultures, Prevention, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Homosexuality
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Xirau, Ramon – Revista Iberoamericana, 1971
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Hispanic American Literature, History, Imagery
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Natella, Arthur A., Jr. – Revista Iberoamericana, 1972
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Hispanic American Literature, Literary Styles, Russian Literature
O'Mara, Joan – 1990
The importance and varieties of human touch have been the subject of much research. Touching varies from culture to culture and is a way of talking in most Latin American countries. Three Puerto Rican novels provide examples of this nonverbal communicative style: "Mambru se fue a la guerra," by Jose Luis Gonzalez; "La vispera del…
Descriptors: Characterization, Communication Research, Latin American Literature, Literary Styles
Lopez, Maria Angeles Navarrete – Edinburgh Working Papers in Applied Linguistics, 2001
This paper examines two examples of the Western model of romance in English and Spanish discourse: the English metaphor, "the (best) way to a man's heart is through his stomach" (journey metaphor) and its Spanish counterpart, "Al hombre se le conquista por el estomago" (war metaphor). Both central metaphors entail a number of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, English, Metaphors, Models
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Longhurst, C. A. – Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 1971
Descriptors: Characterization, Historical Criticism, Literary Influences, Novels
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