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Dominican-Americans and the politics of empowerment

Author: Ana Aparicio
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2006.
Series: New World diasporas series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ana Aparicio examines the ways first- and second-generation Dominican-Americans in the dynamic northern Manhattan neighborhood of Washington Heights have shaped a new Dominican presence in New York City politics. Through community organizing, they have formed coalitions with people of different national and ethnic backgrounds and other people of color, tackled local concerns, and created new routes for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ana Aparicio
ISBN: 0813029252 9780813029252
OCLC Number: 61859863
Description: xii, 210 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Scholarly demarcations : new typologies --
2. El Alto Manhattan : the setting and research context --
3. Politics and the Dominican exodus --
4. Setting down roots, expanding routes --
5. The leadership --
6. Race, identities, and the second generation --
7. Expanding the movement --
Conclusion : Renewing political cartographies.
Series Title: New World diasporas series.
Responsibility: Ana Aparicio.
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