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Multiple origins, uncertain destinies : Hispanics and the American future : panel on Hispanics in the United States / Marta Tienda and Faith Mitchell, editors.

p. cm.

“Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.”

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-09667-7 (hardcover book)—ISBN 0-309-55087-4 (pdfs) 1. Hispanic Americans—Social conditions—Statistics. 2. Hispanic Americans—Economic conditions—Statistics. 3. Hispanic Americans—Government policy. 4. United States—Ethnic relations—Statistics. 5. United States—Population—Statistics. I. Tienda, Marta. II. Mitchell, Faith. III. National Research Council. Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education.

E184.S75M85 2006



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Suggested citation: National Research Council (2006). Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies: Hispanics and the American Future. Panel on Hispanics in the United States. M. Tienda and F. Mitchell, eds. Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

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