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Hispanic/Latino Ethics and Counselor Decision-Making
Hispanic/latino ethics and counselor decision-making

The Hispanic/Latino culture encompasses so many countries, customs, religions, values, and ethics that it is almost impossible to group them as one (Gracia, 2000). Often the term Hispanic is used imprecisely to refer to all people of the Spanish diaspora who share a broad cultural heritage. In its original usage, Hispanic specifically referred to a cultural heritage related to Spain. However, not all Spanish-speaking people trace their family lineages to Spain. Now, the term Hispanic identifies people whose cultural heritage is derived from Spain: They may be descendents of Spanish families, or they may be non-Europeans who claim individual Spanish cultural identities tied to different countries of origin. People with a Latino heritage are descendants of ...

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