From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781566398367
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 328
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps, Figures, and Tables
Acknowledgments
1 Looking for Work in the Global Economy: An Introduction 1
2 From the Country to the Cities: Internal Migration and Migration to the States 16
3 Contract Labor: The State-Sponsored Migration 49
4 Leaving Local Communities: San Lorenzo and Salinas 93
5 A Plethora of Limited Opportunities: Philadelphia's Economy 137
6 Formulating the "Culture of Poverty": Philadelphia's Response to Puerto Rican Migration 183
7 From Labor Migrants to the "Underclass": Interpreting Puerto Rican Poverty 207
Epilogue 243
App. I: Additional Data 247
App. II: A Word on Sources 249
Notes 253
Selected Bibliography 285
Index 301
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