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Miami Now!: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Social Change
     

Miami Now!: Immigration, Ethnicity, and Social Change

by Guillermo J. Grenier (Editor), Alex Stepick III (Editor)
 
In January 1992, articles in the National Geographic, Esquire, and New York magazines converged on a single theme. The topic was not the country's economic troubles or the political battles of an election year but the remarkable events taking place in an American city. The city is not one of the nation's largest or one of the most centrally located. For many years,

Overview

In January 1992, articles in the National Geographic, Esquire, and New York magazines converged on a single theme. The topic was not the country's economic troubles or the political battles of an election year but the remarkable events taking place in an American city. The city is not one of the nation's largest or one of the most centrally located. For many years, its familiar profile was that of a semitropical playground with southern-style race relations. But in the last quarter of a century, Miami has been transformed in ways never before experienced by an American city, and journalists and literati elsewhere have taken note.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813011554
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
Publication date:
09/20/1992
Edition description:
First
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Meet the Author

Guillermo J. Grenier, director of the Florida Center for Labor Research and Studies and chairman of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Florida International University, is author of Inhuman Relations: Quality Circles and Anti-Unionism in American Industry and coauthor of Employee Participation and Labor Law in the American Workplace. Alex Stepick III is director of the comparative sociology graduate program and associate professor of anthropology and sociology at Florida International University. In 1998 he earned the Margaret Mead Award from the American Anthropological Association for his work with Haitian refugees. He is the coauthor of Social Inequality in Oaxaca: A History of Resistance and Change.

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