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Barrio dreams [electronic resource] : Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the neoliberal city / Arlene D�avila.

By: D�avila, Arlene M, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xi, 260 p.).ISBN: 9780520937727 (electronic bk.); 0520937724 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Gentrification -- New York (State) -- New York | Urban development -- New York (State) -- New York | Puerto Ricans -- Housing -- New York (State) -- New York | Latin Americans -- Housing -- New York (State) -- New York | Latin Americans -- Housing -- United States | Housing policy -- New York (State) -- New York | Enterprise zones -- New York (State) -- New York | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions | East Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Politics and government | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- EssaysGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Barrio dreams.DDC classification: 307.341609747 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : Barrio business, Barrio dreams -- Dreams of place and housing struggles -- "El Barrio es de todos" : predicaments of culture and place -- Empowered culture? : the Empowerment Zone and the selling of El Barrio -- The Edison project : on corporate headquarters, museums, and the education of El Barrio -- The Mexican Barrio : Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the terrain of Latinidad -- The marketable neighborhood : outdoor ads meet street art.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-249) and index.

Introduction : Barrio business, Barrio dreams -- Dreams of place and housing struggles -- "El Barrio es de todos" : predicaments of culture and place -- Empowered culture? : the Empowerment Zone and the selling of El Barrio -- The Edison project : on corporate headquarters, museums, and the education of El Barrio -- The Mexican Barrio : Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and the terrain of Latinidad -- The marketable neighborhood : outdoor ads meet street art.

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