publication . Article . 1998

Hispanic Community Types and Assimilation in Mex‐America

Haverluk, Terrence W.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 1998 Journal: The Professional Geographer, volume 50, pages 465-480 (issn: 0033-0124, eissn: 1467-9272, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
Abstract
I argue that discrepancies among Hispanic assimilation models can be interpreted through three distinct types of Hispanic communities—continuous, discontinuous, and new. Continuous communities were founded by Hispanics and Hispanics have always been the majority population. As a result, Hispanics have not assimilated as predicted by traditional models. Discontinuous communities were originally settled by Hispanics, but eventually were filled by a minority population. Since WWII, many of these communities have experienced a Hispanic demographic resurgence making assimilation more problematic. Hispanics in new communities are recent immigrants to Anglo dominant co...
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free text keywords: Immigration, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Demography, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Geography, Assimilation (phonology), Community type
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publication . Article . 1998

Hispanic Community Types and Assimilation in Mex‐America

Haverluk, Terrence W.;