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Maria Arbelaez
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Arbelaez, Maria (2008). "Protestantism on the Borderlands." In "The U.S. Mexico Border: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics" edited by Andrew G. Wood. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

------- (2008). "Borderland Cinema." In "The U.S. Mexico Border: An Encyclopedia of Culture and Politics" edited by Andrew G. Wood. Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing Group.

------- (2007). "Religion and Community: Mexican Americans in South Omaha (1900-1980)." OLLAS Special Report No. 4. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

------- (2005). An Oral and Pictorial History of Latinos in Nebraska.

------- (2002). "Good Friday in Omaha, Nebraska: A Mexican Celebration." Great Plains Research 12(1): 12-26.


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Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado
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Gouveia, Lourdes, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado and Alejandra Toledo (2011). Latino Voting Eligibility in Nebraska, Data Brief, March 2011. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Yuriko Doku, Alejandra Toledo, and Sergio Sosa (2010). The Omaha Site: Migrant Civil Society Under Construction, Reports on Latino Immigrant Civic Engagement, No. 8. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars..

Benjamin-Alvarado, Jonathan. 2009. Project Animate: Promoting Student Civic Participation through Latino Voter Mobilization. OLLAS Special Report No.6. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Benjamin-Alvarado, Jonathan, Louis DeSipio and Celeste Montoya. (2009). "Latino Mobilization in New Immigrant Destinations: The Anti - H.R. 4437 Protest in Nebraska's Cities." Urban Affairs Review, May, Volume 44, No 5. Pag. 718-735.

Benjamin-Alvarado, Jonathan (2006). “The Role of Oil in the Foundation of a New National Security Strategy for Cuba.” Special Report to the Cuba Research Institute at Florida International University.

------- (2006). “Cuba, Oil, and National Security” A Special Report for the World Security Institute. August.

------- (2006). “Commentary on `Cuba’s Energy Challenge: Fueling the Engine of Future Economic Growth’ by Jorge Piñón Cervera.” In Cuba in Transition, Volume 15 (Washington, DC: ASCE, 2006). Pp. 274-281.

------- (2006). "Cuban Energy Policy: Economic Considerations, Technological Choices and Sustainability." (under contract with the University Press of Florida).

------- (2006). “Commentary on ‘Cuba’s Energy Challenge: Fueling the Engine of Future Economic Growth’ by Jorge Piñón Cervera.” In Cuba in Transition, Volume 15. Washington, DC: ASCE.

------- (2006). The Development of Mexican Nonproliferation Export Controls – CITS Research Report. (Center for International Trade and Development).

------- (2006). “The Problems and Prospects of a Sustainable Energy Future in Cuba,” CUNY Seminar, "Cuba In Transition? Pathways to Renewal, Long-Term Development and Global Reintegration" edited by Mauricio Font. ( CUNY Press).

------- (2006). Latino Political Participation in Nebraska: The Challenge of Enhancing Voter Mobilization and Representation. OLLAS Special Report No. 3. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), University of Nebraska at Omaha.

------- (2005). “Reconsidering the Scope and Trajectory of Cuban Studies,” International Third World Studies Journal and Review, Volume 16 (Fall).

------- (2003). “Cuba and the Nonproliferation Regime: A Small State Response to Global Instability,” The Nonproliferation Review (Volume 10, Number 3). Pp. 24-34.

------- (2003). “Kubas Atompolitik,” Berliner Debatte Initial (in German) (3). ( June 14), pp. 106-116.

------- (2001). “Energy Policy Sustainability and Future Good Governance in Cuba.” Florida Coastal Law Review Volume 2, Number 2 (Spring). Pp. 423-434.

------- (2000). Power to the People: Energy and the Cuban Nuclear Program ( New York and London: Routledge, Inc.).

------- (2000). “Dealing with Cuban Demons.” Yaderni Control (in Russian) No. 2, March/April. Pp. 71-78.

------- (1999). “Investment and International Cooperation in Cuba’s Energy Sector.” Cuba in Transition, Volume 8 (Washington, DC: ASCE, 1999). Pp. 171-186

------- (1999). “Export Controls in the Republic of Cuba: Status Report.” In Global Evaluation of Nonproliferation Export Controls: 1999 Report (Athens, GA: CITS, 1999), pp. 197-208.

------- (1998). “Cuba’s Nuclear Energy Program.” Cuba Briefing Paper No. 19, The Caribbean Project, Georgetown University, October.

------- (1998). “Non-Issue: Cuba’s Mothballed Nuclear Power Plant.” International Policy Report, No. 17, Center for International Policy, Washington, D.C. (July), 10 pp.

------- (1997). “The Quest for Power: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of Cuba’s Nuclear Policy.” Cuba in Transition, Volume 6, (Miami: ASCE, 1997), 431-438.

------- 1995. "Proliferation Risks and Nonproliferation Opportunities in Cuba: An Assessment of Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Weapons Capabilities." In The Military and Transition in Cuba: Reference Guide for Policy and Crisis Management (Washington: International Research 2000), Sec. III.2, 1-8.

------- (1994). "Cuba’s Nuclear Power Program and Post-Cold War Pressures," with Alexander Belkin, The Nonproliferation Review.Winter, Volume 1, Number 2, 18-26.

------- (1994). “El Programa Nuclear Cubano y Las Presiones del Periodo Posterior a la Guerra Fria.” Revista Occidental (in Spanish) 11:4. Pp. 169-188.


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Juan Casas
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Ryan, C. S., Casas, J. F., Kelly-Vance, L., Ryalls, B. O., & Nero, C. (Under Review). Parent cultural orientation and children's English and Spanish fluency among Latinos and non-Latinos in a dual language program. Manuscript under review at Journal of Educational Psychology.

Casas, Juan. (2010)  Journal of Social Issues ( Guest Co-Editor for Special Issue on Latinos and Latino Immigrants in the U.S). Vol. 66, No. 1. pp. 211-222. March. 

Casas, J.F. & Ryan, C.S. (2008). "How Latinos are Transforming the United States: Research, Theory, and Policy." Manuscript in preparation for a special issue of the Journal of Social Issues.

Ryan, C.S. & Casas, J.F. (2008)."Intergroup perceptions, multiculturalism, and cultural orientation." Manuscript in preparation for a special issue of the Journal of Social Issues.

Ryan, C.S., Hunt, J.S., Weible, J.A., Peterson, C.R., & Casas, J.F. (2007). "Multicultural versus colorblind ideology, stereotypes, and ethnocentrism among Black and White Americans." Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 10, 617-637.

Casas, J.F., Weigel, S.M., Crick, N.R., Ostrov, J.M, Woods, K., & Jansen Yeh, E, Huddleston-Casas, C.A. (2006). Early parenting and children’s relational and physical aggression in the preschool and home contexts. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 27, 209-227.

Kelly-Vance, L., Nero, C., Casas, J.F., Ryan, C.S., Ryalls, B.O., Kurien, S., & Ferguson, A. (2006). Parental involvement in education: A comparison of English and Spanish speaking parents. New Mexico Review, 14 (1), 15-25.

Casas, J.F., Ryan, C.S., Kelly-Vance, L., Ryalls, B.O., Ferguson, A., & Nero, C. (2005). Examining the Impact of Parental Involvement in a Dual Language Program: Implications for Children and Schools. (OLLAS Special Report No. 2.) Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Crick, N.R., Casas, J.F., & Nelson, D.A. (2004). Toward a more comprehensive understanding of peer maltreatment: Studies of relational victimization. Current Directions in the Psychological Sciences, 11, 98-101. As reproduced in Developmental Reader, a joint project of the American Psychological Society ( APS) and Prentice Hall. New Jersey: Pearson/Prentice Hall.

Casas, J.F. (2004). Aggression. In C.B. Fisher & R.M. Lerner (Eds.), Applied developmental science: An encyclopedia of research, policies, and programs. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Ostrov, J.M., Woods, K., Jansen, E., Casas, J.F., & Crick, N.R. (2004). An observational study of delivered and received aggression, gender, and social-psychological adjustment in preschool: “This white crayon doesn’t work…” Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 19, 355-371.

Crick, N.R., Ostrov, J.M., Appleyard, K., Jansen, E.A., & Casas, J.F. (2004). Relational aggression in early childhood: “You can’t come to my birthday party unless…” In M. Putallaz & K. Bierman (Eds.), Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, and Violence Among Girls: A Developmental Perspective. Volume 1 of the Duke Series in Child Development and Public Policy. New York: Guilford Press.

Crick, N.R., Casas, J.F., & Nelson, D.A. (2002). Toward a more comprehensive understanding of peer maltreatment: Studies of relational victimization. Current Directions in the Psychological Sciences, 11, 98-101.

Crick, N.R., Nelson, D.A., Morales, J.R., Cullerton-Sen, C., Casas, J.F., & Hickman, S.E. (2001). Relational victimization in childhood and adolescence: I hurt you through the grapevine. In J. Juvonen and S. Graham (Eds.), Peer Harassment in School: The Plight of the Vulnerable and the Victimized. New York: Guilford Press.

Crick, N.R., Casas, J.F., & Ku, H. (1999). Relational and physical forms of peer victimization in preschool. Developmental Psychology, 35, 376-385.

Crick, N.R., Werner, N.E., Casas, J.F., O’Brien, K.M., Nelson, D.A., Grotpeter, J.K., & Markon, K. (1999). Childhood aggression and gender: A new look at an old problem. In D. Bernstein (Ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation; Vol. 45. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Crick, N.R., Casas, J.F., & Mosher, M. (1997). Relational and overt aggression in preschool. Developmental Psychology, 33, 579-588. As abstracted in Youth Update, 15, Winter, 1997. A publication of the Institute for the Study of Antisocial Behavior in Youth (I.A.Y.).


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Lourdes Gouveia
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Gouveia, Lourdes. (2013). “Patterns of Migration: Latin America and the United States.” Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. London: Wiley-Blackwell (Forthcoming- January).

Gouveia, Lourdes. (2012). “Fact sheet on Latinos in the Omaha-Council Bluffs Metropolitan Area, Iowa and Nebraska 2010.” Fact sheet. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. (Forthcoming)

Gouveia, Lourdes. (2011). "Catching the Arizona Virus: Nebraska’s Copycat Immigration Enforcement Laws." Viewpoints America. February 24.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado and Alejandra Toledo (2011). Latino Voting Eligibility in Nebraska, Data Brief, March 2011. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS). (2011). Nebraska’s Foreign Born and Hispanic/Latino Population: Socio-Economic Trends 2009. Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends Data Series. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS). (2010). Nebraska’s Foreign Born and Hispanic/Latino Population: Demographics Trends 1990-2008. Demographic and Socio-Economic Trends Data Series. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Jonathan Benjamin-Alvarado, Yuriko Doku, Alejandra Toledo, and Sergio Sosa. (2010). The Omaha Site: Migrant Civil Society Under Construction, Reports on Latino Immigrant Civic Engagement, No. 8. Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, May.

Gouveia, Lourdes. ( 2010). “The Research-Policy Gap on Latino/Latino Immigrant Issues: Impacts and New Directions on Social Policy: A Conclusion.” Special Issue of the Journal of Social Issues about Latinos and Latino Immigrants in the U.S. Vol. 66, No. 1. pp. 211-222. March. 

Gouveia, Lourdes. (2009). The Health-Care Debate and Nebraska’s Latino and Immigrant Populations (with Yuriko Doku). OLLAS Policy Brief No. 2. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Decker, Christopher with Jerry Deichert and Lourdes Gouveia. (2008). Nebraska’s Immigrant Population. Economic and Fiscal Impacts. OLLAS Special Report No. 5. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Mary Ann Powell (2008). “Los escollos de la asimilación segmentada en nuevos destinos: Segunda generación de mexicanos y latinos en Nebraska” pp. 279-294 en “La migración y los latinos en Estados Unidos” edited by Elaine Levine. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte. CISAN-UNAM: Mexico.

------- (2007). “Second-Generation Latinos in Nebraska: A First Look.” Migration Policy Institute. January.

Gouveia, Lourdes (2006). “Nebraska's Responses to Immigration.” Pp. 143-198 in Immigration's New Frontiers: Experiences from the Emerging Gateway States. Edited by Greg Anrig Jr. and Tova Wang. New York: Century Foundation Press.

------- (2005). “Latinos in Rural America: From Historic Pioneers to Newcomers.” Vol. 1, Special Issue on “Rural Latinos,” Journal of Latino/Latin American Studies. April.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Miguel Carranza, and Jasney Cogua. (2005). “The Great Plains Migration: Mexicanos and Latinos in Nebraska.” In New Destinations of Mexican Immigration in the United States: Community Formation, Local Responses and Inter-Group Relations. Edited by Victor Zuñiga and Ruben Hernandez León. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Mary Ann Powell, with Esperanza Camargo (2005). Educational Achievement and the Successful Integration of Latinos in Nebraska: A Statistical Profile to Inform Policies and Programs. OLLAS Special Report #1. Report prepared for the Mexican American Commission. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Thomas Sanchez, Jackie Gabriel, and Lucy Garza (2004). “Chapter 6: Incorporation of Latino/Immigrants in Rural Nebraska Comunities: Grand Island and Schuyler.” Pp. 1-24 in Latinos in the Rural Midwest: Community Development Implications. by Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, Rogelio Saenz, Refugio I. Rochín. Report submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Rogelio Saenz, and Thomas Sanchez (2004). “Chapter 8: Demographic and Economic Trends” Pp. 1-19 in “Latinos in the Rural Midwest: Community Development Implications.” by Ann V. Millard, Jorge Chapa, Rogelio Saenz, Refugio I. Rochín. Report submitted to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Rogelio Saenz, Katharine M. Donato and Cruz Torres (2003). “Latinos in the South: A Glimpse of Ongoing Trends and Research.” Southern Rural Sociology. 19(1): 1-19.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Arunas Juska, Jackie Gabriel, and Katheleen Stanley (2003). “Manufacturing Bacteriological Contamination in Industrialized Meat Production Systems.” Agriculture and Human Values. Vol. 20(1):3-19.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Arunas Juska (2002).“Taming Nature, Taming Workers: The Construction of Meat Consumption and Meat Production.” Sociologia Ruralis. Vol. 42(4): 370-390.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Miguel Carranza (2002). “The Integration of the Hispanic/Latino Immigrant Workforce.” Research Report presented to the Task Force on the Productive Integration of the Immigrant Workforce Population, Nebraska State Legislature/Mexican American Commission.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Rogelio Saenz (2000). “Global Forces and Latino Population Growth in the Midwest: A Regional and Subregional Analysis.” Pp.305-328 in Special Issue on “The Latino Experience in the Great Plains.” Great Plains Journal. Vol 10(2).

Gouveia, Lourdes, Arunas Juska, Jackie Gabriel and Susan Koneck (2000). “Negotiating Bacteriological Meat Contamination Standards in the US: The Case of E.Coli 0157:H7.” Sociologia Ruralis, Vol.40 (2): 249-271. An article examining interaction among global restructuring of meat, labor organization, and hegemonic regimes of safety standards.

Gouveia, Lourdes (1997). “Re-Opening Totalities: Venezuela’s Restructuring and the Globalization Debate,” in Michael Watts and David Goodman, Globalizing Food. Agrarian Questions and Global Restructuring, Pp.305-323. London and New York: Routledge.

------- (1997). “Beyond NAFTA: Global-Local Links in the Restructuring of Venezuelan and Colombian Agri-food Sectors.” In C. Kay (ed) Disappearing Peasants? Rural Land and Labour in Latin America, Asia and Africa, Pp 176-191. Wageningen: Wageningen University Press. (with Luis Llambi and E. Arias-Fe de Errata on authorship error on file with publisher and authors).

------- (1997). “Latino Immigrants, Meatpacking, Work, and Rural Communities”. JSRI Research Report No. 26, Michigan: Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University (18 pages and graphs).

Gouveia, Lourdes and Donald D. Stull (1995). "Dances with Cows : Beefpacking's Impact on Garden City, Kansas and Lexington, Nebraska." Pp. 85-108 in Any Way You Cut It. Meatprocessing and Small-Town America edited by Donald D. Stull, Michael J. Broadway, and David Griffith. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Mark Rousseau (1995).“Talk Is Cheap: The Changing Value of Language in the International Economy--Illustrations from the US and Quebec.” Sociological Inquiry. Spring, 65: 154-180.

Gouveia, Lourdes and Luis Llambí (1994). “The Restructuring of the Venezuelan State and State Theory: Implications for Agrarian Policies." International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food. 4: 64-83.

Gouveia, Lourdes (1994). “Introduction” in From Columbus to ConAgra: The Globalization of Agriculture and Food (co-edited with Alessandro Bonanno, Lawrence Busch, William Friedland, and Enzo Mingione). Lawrence: University of Kansas Press. Pp. 1-28.

------- (1993). “Immigrant Labor in the Internationalization of Meat Processing." Pp. 93-110 in The Agricultural and Food Sector in a New Global Era edited by Alessandro Bonanno. New Delhi: Concept Publishers.

Gouveia, Lourdes, R. Hackenberg, David Griffith, and Donald D. Stull (1993). “Creating a Disposable Labor Force” Aspen Institute Quarterly, 5(2): 78-101.

------- (1992).“Estado, Municipalidades e Inmigrantes Latinoamericanos en La Internacionalización del Circuito de la Carne.” International Journal of the Sociology of Food and Agriculture 2(2): 116-131.

------- (1988).“Obstacles to Collectivization Among Indigenous Communities: Two Venezuelan Cases.” MidAmerica Review of Sociology, Winter: 41(58): 41-58.


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Mary Ann Powell
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Gouveia, Lourdes and Mary Ann Powell (2008). “Los escollos de la asimilación segmentada en nuevos destinos: Segunda generación de mexicanos y latinos en Nebraska” pp. 279-294 en “La migración y los latinos en Estados Unidos” edited by Elaine Levine. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Centro de Investigaciones sobre América del Norte. CISAN-UNAM: Mexico.

------- (2007). “Second-Generation Latinos in Nebraska: A First Look.” Migration Policy Institute. January.

Gouveia, Lourdes, Mary Ann Powell, with Esperanza Camargo (2005). Educational Achievement and the Successful Integration of Latinos in Nebraska: A Statistical Profile to Inform Policies and Programs. OLLAS Special Report No. 1. Report prepared for the Mexican American Commission. Omaha, NE: Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.


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Thomas Sanchez
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Furman, Rich, Carol Langer and Thomas Wayne Sanchez (2007). “A Qualitative Study of Immigration Policy and Practice Dilemmas for Social Work Students.” Journal of Social Work Education.Winter, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p133-146.

Wahl, Ana-Maria, Eduardo Perez, Mary Jo Deegan, Thomas W. Sanchez, and Cheryl Applegate (2000).“Controversial Classroom: Institutional Resources and Pedagogical Strategies for a Race Relations Course.” Teaching Sociology 28, 4 (October).

Wahl, Ana-Maria, Steven E. Gunkel, and Thomas W. Sanchez (2000). “Death and Disability in the Heartland: Corporate (Mis)Conduct, Regulatory Responses, and the Plight of Latino Workers in the Meatpacking Industry.” Great Plains Research: A Journal of Natural and Social Sciences 10, 2 (Fall).

Kelly, Mary E., and Thomas W. Sanchez. “Selected Readings on Ethnicity, Family and Community: A Bibliography.” Ethnic Studies Review 19, 1 (February): 101-113.


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Joanne Sowell
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Dr. Joanne Sowell, Project Director for Arts Learning Nexus Site, editor for University of Nebraska at Omaha page and three teacher lessons. Posted 2004. <http://arts4learning.org/uofnebraska/uofnebraska.aspx>

Sowell, Joanne (1996). "A Cross-Cultural Survey of Art History: Challenging Assumptions About Art," Multicultural Prism: Voices from the Field. Volume 2. Ed. J. Q. Adams and Janice R. Welsch (Western Illinois University, 1996), pp. 137-150.

------- (1995). "Reports on the Art History Survey: A Cross-Cultural Approach " Art Journal, 54, 3 (Fall), 72-75.

------- (1985). "The Dating of the Construction of the Monastery of Sacramenia."AthanorV (Tallahassee: Florida State University), pp. 1-9.

------- (1982). "Sacramenia in Spain and Florida: A Preliminary Assessment." Pp. 71-77 in Studies in Cistercian Art and Architecture, edited by Meredith Lillich. Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications.