U.S. Hispanic Demographic Profile: Developments, Implications, and Challenges
Pérez, Sonia M.
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An assessment of the social and economic status of the U.S. Hispanic population suggests that, as the 20th century comes to a close, Latinos are at a critical juncture. There now exist at least 25 to 30 years of solid data, and a large and growing body of research, to help inform and shape strategies to address continuing — and in some cases,widening — socioeconomic gaps between Latinos and the rest of American society.