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Occupational Linguistic Niches and the Wage Growth of Latino Immigrants
(Oxford University Press on behalf of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012-12)
Does the concentration of recent Latino immigrants into occupational linguistic niches--occupations with large numbers of other Spanish speakers—restrict their wage growth? On the one hand, it is possible that Latino ...
Acculturation and Self-Rated Health among Latino and Asian Immigrants to the United States
(University of California Press on behalf of the Society for the Study of Social Problems, 2012-08)
The ways in which immigrant health profiles change with shifts in acculturation is of increasing interest to scholars and policy makers in the United States, but little is known about the mechanisms that may link acculturation ...
Individual, Family, and Neighborhood Characteristics and Children's Food Insecurity
(CHILDREN AT RISK at DigitalCommons@The Texas Medical Center, 2012)
Great Problems of Grand Challenges: Problematizing Engineeringﾒs Understandings of Its Role in Society
(Engineering, Social Justice, and Peace, 2012)
The U.S. National Academy of Engineering's Grand Challenges for Engineering report has received a great deal of attention from legislators, policymakers, and educators, but what does it entail for social justice considerations ...
How Academic Biologists and Physicists View Science Outreach
(Public Library of Science, 2012)
Scholars and pundits alike argue that U.S. scientists could do more to reach out to the general public. Yet, to date, there have been few systematic studies that examine how scientists understand the barriers that impede ...
Multigenerational Households and the School Readiness of Children Born to Unmarried Mothers
Following the ongoing increase in nonmarital fertility, policy makers have looked for ways to limit the disadvantages faced by children of unmarried mothers. Recent initiatives included marriage promotion and welfare-to- ...