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Title Latino urban ethnography and the work of Elena Padilla / edited by Mérida M. Rúa
Published Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (215 pages) : illustrations
Series Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest
Latinos in Chicago and the Midwest.
Contents Introduction. At the crossroads of urban ethnography and Puerto Rican Latinidad / Mérida M. Rúa and Arlene Torres -- Part I. Puerto Rican immigrants in New York and Chicago: a study in comparative assimilation / Elena Padilla. Prologue. Looking back and thinking forward ; Preface ; I. Acculturation and assimilation ; II. Methods ; III. Background of the Puerto Rican migrants ; IV. The Puerto Rican migrants in New York City ; V. The Puerto Rican Migrants in Chicago ; VI. Conclusions ; Bibliography -- Part 2. Reflections on Puerto Rican immigrants in New York and Chicago ; Puerto Rican "spatio-temporal rhythms" of housing and work / Zaire Zenit Dinzey-Flores ; Footnotes of social justice: Elena Padilla and Chicago Puerto Rican communities / Mérida M. Rúa ; "White" Puerto Rican migrants, the Mexican colony, "Americanization," and Latino history / Nicholas De Genova ; Gendering "Latino public intellectuals": Personal narratives in the ethnography of Elena Padilla / Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Padilla, Elena, 1923-
Puerto Ricans -- Cultural assimilation -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Puerto Ricans -- Cultural assimilation -- New York (State) -- New York.
Puerto Ricans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions.
Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Rúa, Mérida M.
LC no. 2010043115
ISBN 0252090268 (electronic bk.)
9780252090264 (electronic bk.)