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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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From Professionalization to Education

Wendy Kline.

in Coming Home

April 2019; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Local and Family History. 14710 words.

One of the biggest hurdles to professionalizing non-nurse midwifery was the lack of any standardized training opportunities in the United States. Historically, midwives had learned their...

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Operation Pedro Pan: The Migration of Unaccompanied Cuban Children to the United States, 1960–1962

Anita Casavantes Bradford.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online August 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Local and Family History; International History. 7089 words.

Between the autumn of 1960 and October of 1962, the parents of more than fourteen thousand Cuban children made the difficult decision to send their children alone to the United States,...

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Oscar Lewis, Urban Poverty, and The Children of Sánchez

Joshua K. Salyers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); Local and Family History; Urban History. 11972 words.

Revolutionary leaders favored depictions of Mexico City in the mid-20th century that highlighted the progress and orderly growth of a modern industrial city. The ruling party made Mexico...

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Transatlantic Family-Making: Jamaica and Great Britain

Daniel Livesay.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Caribbean History; Local and Family History; Social and Cultural History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Colonialism and Imperialism. 8441 words.

Forming and encouraging families in Jamaica was a struggle from the very beginning of English colonization there, making Caribbean households transatlantic in nature. The explosion of...

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