Between Melting Pot and Mosaic: African American and Puerto Ricans in the New York Political Economy

African American and Puerto Ricans in the New York Political Economy
Temple University Press,U.S.
  • 1. Auflage
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  • erscheint ca. am 17. Februar 1995
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 264 Seiten
978-1-56639-280-8 (ISBN)
Offers a political-economic reassessment of New York's African American and Puerto Rican communities.
  • Englisch
  • Philadelphia PA
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  • USA
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
10 tables
  • Höhe: 228 mm
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  • Breite: 152 mm
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  • Dicke: 21 mm
  • 395 gr
978-1-56639-280-8 (9781566392808)
1-56639-280-2 (1566392802)
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List of Tables Acknowledgments Introduction 1. Class, Race, and the Reproduction of Inequality 2. The Regional and Urban Context: 1945-1990 3. African Americans and Puerto Ricans in New York 4. Patterns of Labor Market Mobility and Wages 5. Native Minorities, Immigrant Minorities 6. Politics and Culture in the New New York: An Expanding Foundation 7. Policy Wars 2000 Conclusion Appendixes Notes Bibliography Index
"Torres' book is an important and unique contribution to the study of race relations in the United States. There is relatively little written on the subject and this stands out as a breakthrough work. His comparative analysis of two similarly situated non-white groups--African Americans and Puerto Ricans--is innovative and his synthesis of political and economic approaches is imaginative and quite fruitful." --Angelo Falcon, President and Founder, Institute for Puerto Rican Policy, New York "By challenging the conventional neglect of the role of African Americans and Puerto Ricans in the New York labor market, Torres sheds new light on the complex and sometimes troubled relationship between two native minority groups." --David Bensman, Department of Labor Relations, Rutgers University

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