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Latino Social Policy A Participatory Research Model

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Published by Haworth Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Central government policies,
  • Social welfare & social services,
  • Social conditions,
  • Mexico,
  • California,
  • Political Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Research,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Public Policy - Social Policy,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Sociology,
  • Latin Americans,
  • Los Angeles

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJuana M. Mora (Editor), David R. Diaz (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages270
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8152668M
ISBN 100789017598
ISBN 109780789017598

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  Latino Social Policy: A Participatory Research Model addresses non-traditional methods of reducing the tension between the reality of interaction with the subject community and the academic training structures used by researchers. The book promotes a new vision and practice of research design in which the “subject” is central to the process Manufacturer: 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 : Taylor And Francis.   -- Luis H. Zayas, PhD, Dean, School of Social Work; Robert Lee Sutherland Chair in Mental Health and Social Policy, The University of Texas at Austin "In the time period since this book's first edition, the United States, and the political, economic, and social situation of Latinos within it, has profoundly by: 1. 'Social Policy Expansion is a remarkable book. Garay examines the dramatic extension of welfare provision to the informal sector - a compelling topic for Latin America and far beyond. Her unique, hard-won data reveals striking contrasts among national trajectories, yielding a novel typology of policy regimes.

  The Latino Education in Criris contains a background of the Latino education dilemma in U.S., different points of views for new policies and others relevant areas. This book is a great reference for a paper, thesis or s:   "This book is one of the most politically, socially and culturally relevant books to have ever been written about Latin America. You need to read it to truly understand the major consequences that colonialism, neo-colonialism and imperialism had (and still has) on Latin America and its people.   Book Reviews The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies, by Patricia Gándara and Frances Contreras () Cambridge, MA, and London, England: Harvard University Press, pp. As Latinos become a larger proportion of the U.S. population, there is a greater need for social work education to provide culturally sensitive training to social work students (Furman, Bender, Lewis, & Shears, ; Iglehart & Becerra, ).Latinos have become the largest minority population in the United States.

  'Social Policy Expansion is a remarkable book. Garay examines the dramatic extension of welfare provision to the informal sector - a compelling topic for Latin America and far beyond. Her unique, hard-won data reveals striking contrasts among national trajectories, yielding a novel typology of policy regimes. Manufacturer: Cambridge University Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: Participatory action research: a new vision and practice in Latino communities / Juana Mora, David R. Diaz --Creating a new vision and role for research in Latino ng the brain drain: bringing our education . Since the s, however, social policy for millions of outsiders - rural, informal, and unemployed workers and dependents - has been expanded dramatically. Social Policy Expansion in Latin America shows that the critical factors driving expansion are electoral competition for the vote of outsiders and social mobilization for policy change. She is the author of numerous articles and several books, including the forthcoming, The Latino Education Crisis: The Consequences of Failed Social Policies, with Harvard University Press. A selection of other publications includes— Gándara, P.,and R. Rumberger. Forthcoming. "Defining an Adequate Education for English Learners.".