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Latino city : immigration and urban crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000

Author: Llana Barber
Publisher: Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Press [2017]
Series: Justice, power, and politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Interweaves the histories of U.S. urban crisis and imperial migration from Latin America. Pushed to migrate by political and economic circumstances shaped by the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America, poor and working-class Latinos then had to reckon with the segregation, joblessness, disinvestment, and profound stigma that plagued cities during the crisis era, particularly in the Rust Belt. For many  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Llana Barber
ISBN: 9781469631332 1469631334 9781469631349 1469631342
OCLC Number: 1004339772
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 352 Seiten
Series Title: Justice, power, and politics
Responsibility: by Llana Barber.

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By 2000, Lawrence, Massachusetts, became New England's first Latino-majority city, and Latinos - mainly Dominicans and Puerto Ricans - currently make up nearly three-quarters of its population. In  Read more...

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Passionately examines the painful transformation of Lawrence, Massachusetts, from a declining post-WW II industrial city into a majority Latino city with its own distinctive identity and challenges Read more...

 
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