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Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Michael Innis-Jiménez

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Since the early twentieth century, thousands of Mexican Americans have lived, worked, and formed communities in Chicago's steel mill neighborhoods. This book tells the story of a vibrant, active ... More


The Great Depression

Michael Innis-Jiménez

in Steel Barrio: The Great Mexican Migration to South Chicago, 1915-1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785850
eISBN:
9780814760437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785850.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the experiences of Mexican immigrants in South Chicago during the Great Depression. Focusing on the case of Mercedes Rios, an aid worker and community leader, it considers ... More


Circular Activist Flows and the Rise of La Raza Unida Party in Texas

Marc Simon Rodriguez

in The Tejano Diaspora: Mexican Americanism and Ethnic Politics in Texas and Wisconsin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834640
eISBN:
9781469603254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877661_rodriguez.10
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter shows that, as Mexican American and U.S. Latino activism became national in scope in the late 1960s, a variety of movements emerged from within the Mexican-ancestry community and the ... More


Barrios to Burbs: The Making of the Mexican American Middle Class

Jody Vallejo

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804781398
eISBN:
9780804783163
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804781398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Too frequently, the media and politicians cast Mexican immigrants as a threat to American society. Given America's increasing ethnic diversity and the large size of the Mexican-origin population, an ... More


Mexican Immigration and the Development of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the construction of the Mexican immigrant community in Los Angeles, stressing the particularities of this process in the Zacatecan, Oaxacan, and Veracruzan communities. One ... More


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