Hispanics in the Labor Force: Issues and Policies

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1. Hispanics in the Labor Force: An Introduction to Issues and Approaches.- 2. An Even Greater “U-Turn”: Latinos and the New Inequality.- 3. The Effects of Literacy on the Earnings of Hispanics in the United States.- 4. The Effect of Race on Puerto Rican Wages.- 5. Labor Market Structure and Wage Differences in New York City: A Comparative Analysis of Hispanics and Non-Hispanic Blacks and Whites.- 6. Latinos and Industrial Change in New York and Los Angeles.- 7. Hispanic Employment in the Public Sector: Why Is It Lower Than Blacks’?.- 8. Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Employment Segmentation in New York City Agencies.- 9. A Comparison of Labor Supply Behavior among Single and Married Puerto Rican Mothers.- 10. Work and Family Responsibilities of Women in New York City.- 11. Wage Policies, Employment, and Puerto Rican Migration.- 12. Latino Research and Policy: The Puerto Rican Case.- 13. Latinos, Class, and the U. S. Political Economy: Income Inequality and Policy Alternatives.- Epilogue.

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