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“Non-Resident Persons”: Navigating the Limitations of US Citizenship

Mérida M. Rúa

in A Grounded Identidad: Making New Lives in Chicago's Puerto Rican Neighborhoods

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The chapter explores controversies in Chicago in 1954 over Puerto Ricans’ rights to social services and their mass arrest after an armed attack in DC by Puerto Rican Nationalist Party members. Puerto ... More


“Juan Q. Citizen,” Aspirantes, and Young Lords: Youth Activism in a New World

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The increasing postwar migration from Puerto Rico sparked opposition and resentment from Italian Americans all over East Harlem as well as New Yorkers throughout the city, who feared the “dangerous ... More


How to Represent the Postwar Migration: The Liberal Establishment, the Puerto Rican Left, and the “Puerto Rican Problem”

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The comments about the Puerto Rican migration in the 1930s reflected the range of deficits by which Puerto Ricans were alleged to threaten white American society: biological and intellectual ... More


How to Study the Postwar Migrant: Social Science, Puerto Ricans, and Social Problems

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Research on Puerto Rico and Puerto Ricans in the late 1940s and '50s was animated by the “spirit of reform,” which generated important but not always clear connections between social scientists and ... More


Pursuing the Promise of the New Deal: Relief and the Politics of Nationalism in the Thirties

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

During the worst years of the Great Depression, many Puerto Rican migrants, barely scraping by, focused only on feeding their families, on their next paycheck or next job—or a threatened eviction—and ... More


U.S. Puerto Rican Literature: To the memory of Pedro Pietri (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses U.S. Puerto Rican literature, which can be divided into three phases, preceded by a kind of “pre-phase.” The pre-phase, extending from the last century, consists of exiles from ... More


Humboldt Park:: A Community United to Challenge Asthma

Molly Martin and Juana Ballesteros

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Sinai's Improving Community Health Survey found that Puerto Rican children had the highest asthma prevalence rate of all groups. Twenty-one percent of Puerto Rican children had diagnosed asthma ... More


Mickey Ricans?: The Recent Puerto Rican Diaspora to Florida

Jorge Duany

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines recent Puerto Rican migration to Florida, especially the Orlando, Miami, and Tampa metropolitan areas. It focuses on the immigrants’ settlement patterns, socioeconomic ... More


Puerto Rican Poets in Chicago: To the memory of Salima Rivera and Rane Arroyo (RIP)

Marc Zimmerman

in Defending Their Own in the Cold: The Cultural Turns of U.S. Puerto Ricans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036460
eISBN:
9780252093494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036460.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on Chicago Rican poetry. From the beginning, Chicago Puerto Rican poets were to speak of Latin or Latino identity, and Latin or Latino poetry. Indeed, they, more than their ... More


Confronting Race in the Metropole: Racial Ascription and Racial Discourse during the Depression

in Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth-Century New York City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Puerto Ricans were the fastest-growing group of foreign workers in New York's collapsing economy, and felt the deprivations of the Depression earlier and more keenly than most, but the Depression ... More


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