Collection of publications related to the Office of the Vice Provost for International Programs' Cambio Center.

Recent Submissions

  • Immigration of Latinos to Missouri 

    Lazos, Sylvia R.; Jeanetta, Stephen C. (University of Missouri Extension, 2002-12)
    Missouri has a history of diversity in geography, the economy, culture and people. The state is well known for its ability to adapt to the changes required to accommodate this diversity. Among the changes that are occurring ...
  • Immigration, Mobility and Community in a Global World 

    Whiting, Erin Feinauer, 1972- (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2002-05)
    This paper examines the relationship between mobility and how Latino immigrants and internal migrants to Columbia, Missouri, experience community. I present literature on community and mobility, primarily that related to ...
  • Exploring Double Consciousness within the Hispanic Male Community 

    Thomas, Roderick H. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2002-01)
    Developing what W.E.B. DuBois termed "double-consciousness" was African Americans' response to dealing with daily racial inequalities experienced in this country. In certain respects, obstacles Hispanic men are having to ...
  • Latino Immigration and Meatpacking in the Rural Midwest : An Inventory of Community Impacts and Responses 

    Henness, Stephen A. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2002-01)
    This paper discusses Latino immigration to the rural Midwest as one micro effect of the macro process of economic globalization. Impacts of Latino immigrants moving into rural communities, and what communities have done ...
  • Globalization and Latino labor: Labor advocates' accounts of meatpacking in rural Missouri 

    Green, John J.; Barham, Mary Elizabeth, 1953- (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2002-01)
    This paper presents labor advocates' accounts of the common problems faced by Latino/a workers employed in the Missouri meatpacking industry and the potential strategies they identify for addressing them. Information is ...
  • Economic Vulnerabilities and opportunities of Hispanics in non-metro Missouri 

    Dozi, Pedro Valentim, 1972- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2004-08)
    Non-metro Missouri has observed a net in-migration in the last decennial period and a great part of these immigrants are Latinos. This research addresses the factors explaining vulnerabilities and economic opportunities ...
  • Exploring the validity of the problem solving inventory with Mexican American high school students 

    Huang, Yu-Ping (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005-04)
    The Problem Solving Inventory (PSI; Heppner & Petersen, 1982) is a widely used measure to assess one's perceived ability in problem-solving behaviors and attitudes in the United States and many other countries. In this ...
  • Latinos in Southwest Missouri : Capturing the American Dream through Farming 

    Lucht, Jill R. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2006-04)
    Even as farm ownership is declining in the US as a whole, an increasing number of Latinos are entering the farming business. In fact, Latinos are the fastest growing ethnic group of farm owner/operators in Missouri and in ...
  • Vulnerabilities and Economic Wellbeing of Hispanic in non-Metro Missouri 

    Dozi, Pedro Valentim, 1972-; Valdivia, Corinne B. (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2007-07)
    Non-metro Missouri has observed a net in-migration in the last decennial period and great part of these immigrants are Latinos (Lazos and Jeanetta). The literature contends that Latinos are being pulled into the rural areas ...
  • Perspectives of work among Mexican Immigrants 

    Flores, Lisa Y. (Lisa Yvonne), 1969-; Rosales Meza, Rocio; Ojeda, Lizette, 1981-; Mendoza, Monique; Medina, Veronica E.; Wagner, Julie; He, Yuhong; Jordan, Shiloh (University of Missouri--Columbia. Cambio Center, 2006-08)
    In this pilot study, four Mexican immigrants who have lived in the United States from one to five years were interviewed about their experiences with work in the U.S. Interview data were analyzed using consensual qualitative ...
  • Migration to rural communities in the Midwest : economic wellbeing and women at the household level 

    Valdivia, Corinne B.; Dozi, Pedro Valentim, 1972-; Zapata Martelo, Emma (University of Missouri--Columbia, Department of Agricultural Economics, 2007-01)
    Migration patterns are changing from large metropolis to rural towns. Rather than temporary migration of male heads of households the patterns are now for families to migrate in various stages. Rural Missouri towns have ...
  • The impact of networks and the concept of reception on asset accumulation strategies of Latino newcomers in new settlement communities in the Midwest 

    Valdivia, Corinne B.; Dozi, Pedro Valentim, 1972-; Jeanetta, Stephen C.; Flores, Lisa Y. (Lisa Yvonne), 1969-; Martinez, Domingo; Dannerbeck, Anne, 1956- (Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, 2008-11)
    The heartland of America is experiencing unprecedented demographic changes as more Latino newcomers move to rural communities. Our goal is to understand the factors that contribute to the integration and economic contributions ...