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Latino Social Policy
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Juana Mora, David Diaz
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Routledge

Examine alternative strategies to resolving important Latino social issues! Latino Social Policy: A Participatory Research Model examines the failure of traditional research methods to address major social needs in Latino communities, promoting instead a participatory/action approach to research that is socially—and scientifically—meaningful. Experts from a variety of disciplines focus on
Latino Social Policy
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: Juana M. Mora, David R. Diaz
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Routledge

Examine alternative strategies to resolving important Latino social issues! Latino Social Policy: A Participatory Research Model examines the failure of traditional research methods to address major social needs in Latino communities, promoting instead a participatory/action approach to research that is socially--and scientifically--meaningful. Experts from a variety of disciplines focus on
Latinos in Nevada
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: John P. Tuman, Tiffiany O Howard, Nerses Kopalyan, David F. Damore
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-01 - Publisher: University of Nevada Press

Throughout history, the Latinx population has contributed substantially to Nevada’s mining, railroad, farming, ranching, and tourism industries. Latinos in Nevada provides a comprehensive analysis of this fastest-growing and diverse ethnic group, exploring the impact of the Hispanic/Latinx population on the Silver State in the past, present, and future. This extensive
Practising Community-Based Participatory Research
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Shauna MacKinnon
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-01 - Publisher: Purich Books

There is increasing pressure on university scholars to reach beyond the “ivory tower” and engage in collaborative research with communities. But what exactly is community-based participatory research (CBPR) and what does engagement look like? This book presents stories about CBPR from Manitoba Research Alliance projects in marginalized communities. Bringing together
Social Work with Latinos
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Melvin Delgado
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The focus on Latinos in the United States has generally overlooked key social-economic-political dimensions that are not only growing in importance, but may ultimately hold an important key to how well this group does in the immediate and distant future in the country. The approximate ten-year period since this text's