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Author Dohan, Daniel, 1965-

Title The price of poverty : money, work, and culture in the Mexican-American barrio / Daniel Dohan.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306.2 DOHA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xv, 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents Part I : Introduction -- Institutions of poverty -- Income generation in the barrios -- Part II : Work --The job market -- The experience of low-wage work -- Networks and work -- Part III : crime -- Illegal routines -- The consequences of illegal work -- Part IV : Welfare -- Making ends meet -- Making welfare stigma -- Part V : Conclusion : Work, crime and welfare -- The price of poverty.
Subject Mexican Americans -- California -- San Jose -- Economic conditions.
Mexican Americans -- California -- East Los Angeles -- Economic conditions.
Urban poor -- California -- San Jose.
Urban poor -- California -- East Los Angeles.
Hispanic American neighborhoods -- California -- Case studies.
San Jose (Calif.) -- Economic conditions.
East Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Economic conditions.
San Jose (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.
East Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Ethnic relations.
ISBN 0520227565 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520238893 (pbk. : alk. paper)