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Author Georges, Eugenia.

Title The making of a transnational community : migration, development, and cultural change in the Dominican Republic / Eugenia Georges.

Published New York : Columbia University Press, [1990]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.8097293 GEOR    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-263) and index.
Summary This book is a thorough piece of work, based upon solid field research. It is a detailed analysis of the effects of political and economic change on Los Pinos, a rural community in the Dominican Republic. It examines the causes and consequences of international labor migration and the responses of the population of Los Pinos and its surrounding communities to the new opportunities and conditions of migration.
Subject Dominicans (Dominican Republic) -- United States -- Case studies.
Working class -- Dominican Republic -- Case studies.
Dominican Republic -- Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Case studies.
Dominican Republic -- Social life and customs -- Case studies.
Dominican Republic -- Rural conditions -- Case studies.
ISBN 0231070969 (casebound : alk. paper)