Latino city : immigration and urban crisis in Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1945-2000 (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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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:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : 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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Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Llana Barber
ISBN: 9781469631356 1469631350
OCLC Number: 1105393566
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.).
Contents: Latino migration and the ruins of industrial America --
The urban/suburban divide --
Why Lawrence? --
Struggling for the city --
The riots of 1984 --
Forcing change --
The armpit of the Northeast --
Creating the Latino city --
Latino urbanism and the geography of opportunity.
Series Title: Justice, power, and politics.
Responsibility: by Llana Barber.

Abstract:

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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