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Author Dohan, Daniel, 1965-

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

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2003.

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Physical description 1 online resource (xix, 295 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR All Purchased
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-287) and index.
Contents Institutions of poverty -- Income generation in the barrios -- The job market -- The experience of low-wage work -- Networks and work -- Illegal routines -- The consequences of illegal work -- Making ends meet -- Making welfare stigma -- The price of poverty.
Summary Drawing on two years of ethnographic fieldwork in two impoverished California communities--one made up of recent immigrants from Mexico, the other of U.S.-born Chicano citizens--this book provides an invaluable comparative perspective on Latino poverty in contemporary America.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
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.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Case studies
Electronic books.
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