From Puerto Rico to Philadelphia

Puerto Rican Workers and Postwar Economies
 
 
Temple University Press,U.S.
  • erschienen am 9. Februar 2001
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 309 Seiten
978-1-56639-835-0 (ISBN)
 
Whalen uncovers a vast amount of information on the history of Puerto Rican immigration to Philadelphia.
List of Maps, Figures, and Tables Acknowledgments 1. Looking for Work in the Global Economy: An Introduction 2. From the Country to the Cities: Internal Migration and Migration to the States 3. Contract Labor: The State-Sponsored Migration 4. Leaving Local Communities: San Lorenzo and Salinas 5. A Plethora of Limited Opportunities: Philadelphia's Economy 6. Formulating the "Culture of Poverty": Philadelphia's Response to Puerto Rican Migration 7. From Labor Migrants to the "Underclass": Interpreting Puerto Rican Poverty Epilogue Appendix I: Additional Data Appendix II: A Word on Sources Notes Selected Bibliography Index

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