The near northwest side story : migration, displacement, and Puerto Rican families /

The Near Northwest Side Story is a fascinating account of transnational migration as survival strategy, one bound up in kin, region, and gender. Gina M. Perez offers an intimate and unvarnished portrait of Puerto Rican life in Chicago and San Sebastian, Puerto Rico - two places connected by a long h...

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Main Author: Pérez, Gina M., 1968-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction : a gendered tale of two barrios
  • 2. "Fleeing the cane" and the origins of displacement
  • 3. "Know your fellow American citizen from Puerto Rico"
  • 4. Los de Afuera, transnationalism, and the cultural politics of identity
  • 5. Gentrification, intrametropolitan migration, and the politics of place
  • 6. Transnational lives, kin work, and strategies of survival.