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Mitchell-Kernan, Claudia; Tucker, M. Belinda – 1989
Traditionally the sex ratio has been the domain of demographers and social biologists. This study takes the societal phenomenon of sex ratio imbalance as context, but focuses on the social psychological impact of perceived mate availability. One-half the contents of the 1989 Southern California Social Survey was devoted to the issue of mate…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Blacks, Cross Cultural Studies, Females
Sunshine, Catherine A.; Menkart, Deborah – 1993
Developed for secondary students to place political situations in context, this document uses essays, interviews, songs, literature, and prose to present the culture of Haiti and the history of colonialism, neo-colonialism, and struggles for independence. After a historical overview, a chronology provides key dates in Haitian history. Maps of…
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cultural Background, Cultural Education, Cultural Influences
Persaud, Ganga; Turner, Trevor – 1980
Examination of the conceptual framework and historical roots of moral values in Jamaican education indicates that moral values have a strong effect upon an individual's attitude toward himself, his society, and his own work. This case study is one of four sponsored by Unesco to test these interactions. There are 10 parts to the case study. The…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, CA. – 1993
The curriculum presented here contains three units designed to help Mexican-American migrant students understand and value the richness of their culture, experiences, and family. Unit 1, "My Roots," examines the different components of a culture, and presents aspects of the Aztec civilization and culture. Activities include hearing a…
Descriptors: Activity Units, Art Activities, Class Activities, Cultural Education
Rivera, Felix G. – 1976
The paper introduces a 3-level paradigm for community assessment. First, Raza communities are conceptualized as belonging to three phases--culturally homogeneous, culturally in transition, and culturally heterogeneous. Each phase is determined by the proximity of the cities'"barrios" to the home country (Mexico, Puerto Rico, Central America) and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Aphasia, Change Strategies, Community Development
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Rama, Carlos M. – Cuadernos Americanos, 1974
Descriptors: Government (Administrative Body), Government Role, Governmental Structure, History
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