Page 5 - Latino Boom II

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Contents
Foreword
xi
Introduction
xiii
1 The Latino Effect
3
Yo Decido
7
Decoding Latino Culture
11
2 A Brief History of Latinos in the United States
17
The Discovery
17
The Hispanic Tipping Point
19
Historical Perspectives of Mexicans, Puerto Ricans
  and Cubans
20
Florida’s Mambo
21
Puerto Rico: The 51st State?
22
Toss Out the Melting Pots and Salad Bowls
25
3 Portrait of Latino U.S.A.
31
Hispanic Population Growth
34
Breakdown of Hispanics into Country Subgroups
35
Geographic Concentration
38
Distribution of Latinos by Region
41
Youth: Our Secret Sauce
43
Hispanic Household Incomes
47
Shift From Foreign-Born To U.S.-Born Latinos
51
Language Preference
51