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Contents

Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

 

Hispanic Identity

Social Integration and Mobility

Uncertain Futures

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INTRODUCTION

Notes

2

MULTIPLE ORIGINS, HISPANIC PORTRAIT

Hispanic Roots

A Contemporary Profile

Legal Status

Conclusion

Notes

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DEFINING HISPANICITY: E PLURIBUS UNUM OR E PLURIBUS PLURES?

Origins of Hispanic Identity

The Shifting Concept of Race

Español or English?

Conclusion

Notes



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Hispanics and the Future of America A Contents Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   Hispanic Identity Social Integration and Mobility Uncertain Futures 1 INTRODUCTION Notes 2 MULTIPLE ORIGINS, HISPANIC PORTRAIT Hispanic Roots A Contemporary Profile Legal Status Conclusion Notes 3 DEFINING HISPANICITY: E PLURIBUS UNUM OR E PLURIBUS PLURES? Origins of Hispanic Identity The Shifting Concept of Race Español or English? Conclusion Notes

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Hispanics and the Future of America 4 THE CHALLENGES OF INTEGRATION The Changing Social Contract Economic Trends Coming of Age in an Aging Society Hispanic Dispersal Paradoxes of Place Engines of Growth Uncertain Promises Political Voice Conclusion Notes 5 REALMS OF INTEGRATION: FAMILY, EDUCATION, WORK, AND HEALTH Family and Living Arrangements Schools and Education Early Beginnings Primary and Middle Years Secondary School and Beyond Economic Well-Being Employment and Earnings Household Income Poverty and Wealth Among Hispanics Health Status and Access to Care Health Status and Behaviors Access to Quality Care Conclusion Notes 6 UNCERTAIN DESTINIES Diversity, Identity, and Assimilation Hispanicity as a Panethnic Identity Sociocultural Transformation The Costs of Assimilation Socioeconomic Mobility An Uncertain Future Notes

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Hispanics and the Future of America REFERENCES APPENDIXES A Methods B Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff C Contents: Hispanics and the Future of America INDEX