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Sponsored migration : the state and Puerto Rican postwar migration to the United States

Author: Edgardo Meléndez
Publisher: Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Global Latin/o Americas.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgardo Meléndez
ISBN: 9780814213414 0814213413 0814254152 9780814254158
OCLC Number: 975414923
Description: xiv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Migration in the periphery of empire --
Puerto Rican migration and the colonial state --
"Neither encouraging nor discouraging" : the making of Puerto Rico's migration policy --
Puerto Ricans as domestic workers and the Farm Placement Program --
There ain't no buses from San Juan to the Bronx : postwar migration and air transportation --
"Every Puerto Rican a potential migrant" : migrant education and the English language issue --
The beets of wrath : migration policy and migrant discontent in Michigan, 1950 --
Puerto Ricans as migratory labor, the state as a labor contractor.
Series Title: Global Latin/o Americas.
Responsibility: Edgardo Meléndez.

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