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HIV Prevention Interventions with Puerto Rican Injection Drug Users

Lisa de Saxe Zerden, Luz Marilis López, and Lena Lundgren

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0019
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter reviews existing research to identify key socioeconomic and cultural factors that need to be acknowledged when developing HIV prevention efforts aimed at Puerto Rican injection drug ... More


Colonial Migrants in New York

Robert C. McGreevey

in Borderline Citizens: The United States, Puerto Rico, and the Politics of Colonial Migration

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501716140
eISBN:
9781501716164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501716140.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how even after Puerto Rican migrants could claim U.S. citizenship, various groups in the U.S. persisted in constructing Puerto Ricans as “foreigners” for their own purposes. New ... More


Pushing Puerto Ricans Around: Urban Renewal, Race, and Neighborhood Change

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When Puerto Ricans moved into the blue-collar white neighborhoods, they started a process meant to assign them a place in the local social order. European immigrants had successfully assimilated ... More


New Citizens of New York: Community Organization and Political Culture in the Twenties

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/9780226796109.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the community organization and political culture of Puerto Rican migrants in New York City in the 1920s. The many hispano communities into which Puerto Rican migrants settled ... More


Gendered Geographies of Home: Mapping Second- and Third-Generation Puerto Ricans’ Sense of Home

Maura I. Toro-Morn and Marixsa Alicea

in Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520225619
eISBN:
9780520929869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520225619.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter takes a look at the features that make negotiating multiple identities and life on the borderlands difficult. It shows that life on the margins can be difficult due to the lack of road ... More


Letters Home: The Failure of Puerto Rican Recruitment

JoAnna Poblete

in Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the ground-level experiences of early Puerto Rican colonial migrants to Hawaiʻi, including the labor recruitment process and daily circumstances, as well as reactions to these ... More


Limited Leadership: Roles of Puerto Rican Labor Agents in the Plantation Community

JoAnna Poblete

in Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the roles played by Puerto Rican labor agents such as Florentin Souza and Alberto E. Minvielle in Hawaiʻi's sugar plantations during the first half of the twentieth century. ... More


Disproportionate Impact of Diabetes in a Puerto Rican Community of Chicago

Steven Whitman, José E. López, Steven K. Rothschild, and Jaime Delgado

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/9780199731190.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The prevalence of diabetes in adults in the United States has been steadily increasing from 4.9% in 1990 to 6.1% in 2004. Diabetes prevalence is higher in U.S. non-Hispanic Blacks and Hispanics ... More


Life in the Dying City

Bryant Simon

in Boardwalk of Dreams: Atlantic City and the Fate of Urban America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167535
eISBN:
9780199789016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167535.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

White families and African Americans started to leave Atlantic City beginning in the late 1960s. Businesses followed their customers. Local bankers and business leaders continued in the 1970s to look ... More


Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Lilia Fernandez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Like other industrial cities in the postwar period, Chicago underwent the dramatic population shifts that radically changed the complexion of the urban north. As African American populations grew and ... More


Latina/o Immigration before 1965: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Lilia Fernández

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This essay examines the migration of Mexican immigrants, Mexican Americans, and Puerto Ricans to Chicago in the 1940s and 1950s, long before the more widely recognized post-1965 immigration to the ... More


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

Lorrin Thomas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226796086
eISBN:
9780226796109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226796109.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

By the end of the 1920s, just ten years after the Jones Act first made them full-fledged Americans, more than 45,000 native Puerto Ricans had left their homes and entered the United States, ... More


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

Merida M. Rua

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199760268
eISBN:
9780199950256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760268.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In 1946 two distinct migrant groups arrived in the City of Neighborhoods from the island of Puerto Rico. One, a small group of University of Puerto Rico graduates who had earned scholarships to ... More


From South of the Border: Hispanic Minorities in the United States

Alejandro Portes

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0007
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter locates the most recent Hispanic minorities in the United States—Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and various Caribbean peoples from Cuba and Santo Domingo—at still another point in the ... More


Mexican and Puerto Rican Labor Migration to Chicago

Lilia Fernandez

in Brown in the Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226244259
eISBN:
9780226244280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226244280.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

From the Second World War to the 1960s, Puerto Ricans and Mexicans became subjects of state-sponsored mass labor importation programs in the United States. They served as labor pools to fill the ... More


Insha’Allah/Ojalá, Yes Yes Y’all: Puerto Ricans (Re)examining and (Re)imagining Their Identities through Islam and Hip Hop

Omar Ramadan-Santiago

in Islam and the Americas

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060132
eISBN:
9780813050584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060132.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Ramadan-Santiago discusses the ways some Puerto Rican Muslims claim membership in the global Hip Hop and Islamic communities where they have not historically been centrally positioned. They ... More


Cuban–Puerto Rican Relations and Final Projections: To the memory of Lorenzo Soler (Lolo) from Puerto Rico and Francisco Genaro Sánchez (El Viejo) from Cuba (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/9780252036460.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter traces the portrayal of Puerto Ricans and Puerto Rican–Cuban relations. It studies Miguel Barnet's La vida real (1986) to reflect on the negative treatment of Puerto Ricans in ... More


Supplementary Careers, Boricua Identifications

Antonio López

in Unbecoming Blackness: The Diaspora Cultures of Afro-Cuban America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814765463
eISBN:
9780814765487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814765463.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines how Afro-Cuban Americans identify as mainland Afro-Puerto Ricans in afrolatinidad discourses. Particularly, how such “boricua identifications” appear in the secondary works of ... More


Introduction: Defining U.S. Colonial Experiences: The Long History of U.S. Expansionism

JoAnna Poblete

in Islanders in the Empire: Filipino and Puerto Rican Laborers in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038297
eISBN:
9780252096471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038297.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the overarching process and function of U.S. imperialism and the general impact of ambiguous legal status on U.S. colonials by focusing on two different colonized groups in ... More


The Contemporary Hispanic Caribbean Diasporas: A Comparative Approach

Jorge Duany

in Blurred Borders: Transnational Migration between the Hispanic Caribbean and the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834978
eISBN:
9781469602790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869376_duany.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter assesses six aspects of the current settlements of Cubans, Dominicans, and Puerto Ricans in the United States. First, the immigrants concentrate in several northeastern and southeastern ... More


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