Yemoja: Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina

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View Article PubMed PubMed Central Google Scholar Phillips RL, Kinman EL, Schnitzer PG, Lindbloom EJ, Ewigman B: Using geographic information systems to understand health care access. More than one-third (35 percent) of all children under age 18 were minorities in 1998; nearly one-half are projected to be a minority by 2025. Also, it is important to note that community outreach and education for Spanish-speaking victims of domestic violence is almost non-existent.

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Publisher: State University of New York Press (November 1, 2013)

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