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The experience of Cuban-Americans is significantly different from those of Mexican-Americans and Puerto Ricans since most Cuban immigrants chose to come to this country. Following Fidel Castro’s rise to power in Cuba, massive migration of Cubans to the United States took place. Many Cubans however, chose to migrate to Spain, Venezuela or other countries. This first major wave of Cuban migration to the United States included mostly members of Cuba’s higher socio-economic classes, business people, the highly educated and most of those who believed that the Communist regime would not be beneficial for them (Marger, 2000, p. 300). Their rejection of Marxism helps explain why members of the Cuban-American community have embraced the American culture and lifestyle more than other Hispanics. The higher levels of education and income of Cubans in the United States are indicative of their higher level of socio-economic development. Nevertheless, the Cuban community has not been assimilated (Marger, 2000, pp. 297-9). The culture of Cuban-Americans is very distinctive and they celebrate their cultural heritage. Such celebration includes major special events such as “Festival de la Calle Ocho” and occasionally the “Serie del Caribe”, an international Latin American baseball tournament comparable to the Baseball World Series in the United States (Myers, 1990; Hernández, 2000).

Desire of hispanics to become assimilated

The majority of Hispanics in the United States wish to succeed economically and to have equal access to the rights, privileges and resources this country have to offer. Nevertheless, most Hispanics are unwilling to give up their traditions, their uniqueness and their cultural identifications in order to become indistinguishable from White Anglo-Saxon, Protestant Americans (Zastrow, 199, p. 235). The assimilation of Hispanics in the U.S. occurs very selectively at the individual and family level; however, no Hispanic ethnic group has been fully assimilated.

Desire of dominant group to assimilate hispanics

Current literature suggests that White Anglo-Saxon Protestant Americans are more willing to assimilate Hispanics who are White Caucasian, who share similar cultural backgrounds, and who accept Anglo dominance in society (Marger, 2000, p. 150-1). The lack of assimilation of Hispanic ethnic groups in the United States can be explained by the fact that a majority of Hispanic Americans are not White Caucasian and have very distinct cultures and traditions which they are unwilling to give up. One of the cultural characteristics of most Hispanics in the U.S. is their Roman-Catholic religion, which drastically differs from the dominant protestant religions in the U. S. This may become an obstacle to the assimilation of many Hispanics since there is a history of discrimination against Catholic immigrant groups in the United States (McLemore, 1991). The experiences of earlier immigrant groups such as the Irish, the Italians and the Polish clearly demonstrate this (Zastrow, 1992, p. 205).

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where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
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what are the products of Nano chemistry?
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There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
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Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
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Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
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Application of nanotechnology in medicine
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what about nanotechnology for water purification
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please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
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yes that's correct
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Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
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what is the stm
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is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
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industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
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How we are making nano material?
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What is meant by 'nano scale'?
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What is STMs full form?
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scanning tunneling microscope
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how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
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Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
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what is differents between GO and RGO?
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what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
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if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
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analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
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Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
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what is Nano technology ?
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write examples of Nano molecule?
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The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
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nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
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Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
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what king of growth are you checking .?
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What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
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why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
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yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
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why?
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biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
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how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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