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Author Baker, Susan S., 1945-

Title Understanding mainland Puerto Rican poverty / Susan S. Baker.

Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  339.46 B168U    Check Shelf
Description xvi, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-223) and index.
Contents pt. I. Viewing Puerto Ricans as Hispanic. 1. Hispanics in the United States. 2. The Journeys of Mexicans and Cubans. 3. The Puerto Rican Journey. 4. How the Journeys End -- pt. II. Viewing Puerto Ricans Across the United States. 5. How Puerto Ricans Fare from Place to Place. 6. Internal Migration, A Response? 7. How Segregation Fits In. 8. Puerto Rican Women and the Labor Force -- pt. III. Viewing Puerto Ricans Within the U.S. Economic Structure. 9. Immigrant Incorporation into U.S. Economy. 10. Puerto Rican Incorporation into New York. 11. Puerto Rican Incorporation into Areas Other Than New York. 12. Conclusion. App. 1. Selected MSAs by Region -- App. 2. Dissimilarity Indexes for Selected MSAs, 1990.
Subject Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Social conditions.
Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Statistics.
Poverty -- United States.
Poverty -- United States -- Statistics.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Economic history. (OCoLC)fst00901974
Ethnic relations. (OCoLC)fst00916005
Poverty. (OCoLC)fst01074093
Puerto Ricans. (OCoLC)fst01083707
Puerto Ricans -- Economic conditions. (OCoLC)fst01083716
Puerto Ricans -- Social conditions. (OCoLC)fst01083744
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Armut (DE-588)4002963-3
Puerto Ricaner (DE-588)4116128-2
Soziale Situation (DE-588)4077575-6
Wirtschaftliche Lage (DE-588)4248362-1
United States (DE-588)4078704-7
Chronological Term 1981-2001
Genre/Form Statistics. (OCoLC)fst01423727
ISBN 1566399696 (alk. paper)
9781566399692 (alk. paper)
156639970X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781566399708 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
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