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The U.S. Latino community

Author: Margaret Haerens
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
This volume explores topics relating to the Latino community in the United States by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture  Read more...
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Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Haerens
ISBN: 9780737752274 9780737752281 0737752270 0737752289
OCLC Number: 663953773
Description: 182 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why consider opposing viewpoints? --
Introduction --
How Is The US Latino Community Perceived?: --
Chapter preface --
Latinos have made a rich contribution to American life / Carolee Walker --
Latino contribution to American life is not outstanding / Steve Sailer --
Latino values are conservative family values / Alberto Gonzales --
Characterizations of Latino family values are flawed / Heather Mac Donald --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
What Immigration Attitudes And Policies Affect The U.S. Latino Community?: --
Chapter preface --
Arizona's immigration law is racist / Alvaro Huerta --
Arizona's immigration law is not racist / Bruce Maiman --
Immigration reform debate is racist / Linda Chavez --
Wanting to limit immigration is not racist / Randy Alcorn --
Undocumented Latino immigrants increase US crime rates / Barbara Simpson --
Undocumented Latino immigrants do not increase US crime rates / Ron Unz --
Birthright citizenship should be outlawed / George Will --
Birthright citizenship should not be outlawed / Eric Foner --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
What Is The Political Power Of The U.S. Latino Community?: --
Chapter preface --
Latino electoral power is formidable / Alex Koppelman --
Latino electoral power is overrated / Steve Sailer --
Democrats are courting Latino voters / Jennifer Parker --
Republicans must court Latino voters / Star Parker --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
What Social Issues Impact The US Latino Community?: --
Chapter preface --
Bilingual education is a barrier to Hispanic assimilation / Heather Mac Donald --
Bilingual education is the best approach for English language learners / Jeff Bale --
Racial resentment of Latinos fuels opposition to health-care reform / Michael Lind --
Calling opposition to health care racist is shameful / Pat Sajak --
Companies are increasingly targeting the burgeoning Latino market / Sarah Dougherty --
Periodical and internet sources bibliography --
For further discussion --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography of books --
Index.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Other Titles: United States Latino community
Responsibility: Margaret Haerens, book editor.
Local System Bib Number:
.b1104486x

Abstract:

This volume explores topics relating to the Latino community in the United States by presenting varied expert opinions that examine many of the different aspects that comprise these issues. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected and often hard-to-find sources and publications. Allows the reader to attain the higher-level critical thinking and reading skills that are essential in a culture of diverse and contradictory opinions.
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