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Puerto Ricans and other minority groups in the continental United States

Diane Herrera

Puerto Ricans and other minority groups in the continental United States

an annotated bibliography

by Diane Herrera

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Published by B. Ethridge--Books in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- United States -- Bibliography,
    • Puerto Ricans -- United States -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Diane Herrera ; with a new foreword and supplemental bibliography by Francesco Cordasco.
      ContributionsCordasco, Francesco, 1920-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ1361.E4 H47, E184.A1 H47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 397 p. ;
      Number of Pages397
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4737160M
      ISBN 100879170670
      LC Control Number78027314

        Developments in the United States Mexican Americans and Other Minority Groups Puerto Ricans Migration (Push and Pull) Employment Transitions Puerto Ricans and Other Minority Groups Focus on Gender: Images of Latinas Cuban Americans Immigration (Push and Pull) Regional Concentrations Socioeconomic Characteristics The Ethnic Enclave/5(75). Puerto Ricans in the United States begins by presenting Puerto Rico--the land, the people, and the culture. The island's invasion by U.S. forces in set the stage for our intertwined relationship to the present day. Pérez y González brings to life important historical events leading to immigration to the United States, particularly to the large northeastern cities, such as New York.

      Island of Puerto Rico and in the United States mustbe studied, since the Puerto Rican substance abuser is a product of both, often having one foot on the Island and the other in the continental United States. Clearly, the Puerto Rican substance abuser confronts the same issues and problems as the Puerto Rican people as a whole: low educational File Size: 4MB. The majority of these States are in the Northeast, but the report also finds that Puerto Rican communities in the States are spreading out and becoming less concentrated. New York City has the largest Puerto Rican community in the United States. Holyoke, Massachusetts, has the largest percentage of people from Puerto Rico.

        Puerto Ricans also stand out for a higher smoking rate. Only 12 percent of all Latino adults smoke, compared to 15 percent for non-Latinos. But 25 percent of Puerto Ricans puff away.   Puerto Ricans are % U.S. citizens. Puerto Rico is a part of the U.S. Travel to Puerto Rico from another part of the U.S. is just like going from New York State to Ohio. The term "alien" means any person not a citizen or national of the United States. Puerto Ricans are not aliens.


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Puerto Ricans and other minority groups in the continental United States by Diane Herrera Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Puerto Ricans and other minority groups in the continental United States: an annotated bibliography. [Diane Herrera; Francesco Cordasco]. Puerto Ricans in the United States begins by presenting Puerto Rico―the land, the people, and the culture.

The island's invasion by U.S. forces in set the Cited by:   Puerto Rican migrants have resided in the United States since before the Spanish-Cuban-American War ofwhen the United States took possession of the island of Puerto Rico as part of the Treaty of Paris.

After the war, groups of Puerto Ricans began migrating to the United States as contract laborers, first to sugarcane plantations in Hawaii, and then to other destinations on the by: 1.

A Stateside Puerto Rican, also ambiguously Puerto Rican American (Spanish: puertorriqueño-americano, puertorriqueño-estadounidense), or Puerto Ricans in the United States is a term for residents in the continental United States and Hawaii who were born in or trace family ancestry to the U.S.

territory of Puerto Rico. Puerto Ricans who were born in Puerto Rico are US citizens as if they were. The purpose of this Commission on Civil Rights report is to: (1) provide policymakers and the general public with greater insight into the unique history of mainland Puerto Ricans, and the continuing grave difficulties that afflict a large sector of the community; (2) provide useful source material for further research; and (3) recommend government action to address the special needs of Cited by: Get this from a library.

Puerto Ricans in the continental United States: an uncertain future: a report. [United States Commission on Civil Rights.] -- The purpose of this Commission on Civil Rights report is to: (1) provide policymakers and the general public with greater insight into the unique history of mainland Puerto Ricans, and the continuing.

Puerto Ricans in the Continental United States. ETHNONYMS: Puerto Ricans, Hispanics, Latinos, Puertorrique ñ os, Boricuas, Nuyoricans. Orientation.

Identification and Location. Puerto Ricans are descendants of native peoples from the island of Puerto Rico in the Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Their homeland was acquired by the United States in after the Spanish-American War.

The declining economic status of Puerto Ricans Puerto Ricans constitute 14 percent of all Hispanics in the United States and slightly less than 1 percent of the nation's population. Although this group is small, Marta Tienda and Leif Jensen found that its members are faring considerably less well than other minority groups.

Puerto Ricans haveFile Size: KB. Publication Information The main body of the Publication Information page contains all the metadata that HRAF holds for that document.

Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records United States. Commission on Civil Rights. Title: Poverty and discrimination: Puerto Ricans in the United States Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Puerto Ricans: their.

puerto ricans and cuban americans became u.s. minority groups as the result of processes set in motion during the spanish american war of because fluid competitive systems are more open and the position of the minority group is less fixed, the feat of competition from minority groups becomes more widespread for the dominant group, and.

"Jose Sanchez offers a fresh new way of thinking about Puerto Rican politics. Guided by a dynamic and suggestive concept of political power, the author navigates his way deftly through the thickets of volatile debates and controversy in tracking a century-long history of radical class and ethnic speaking-truth-to-power in the Latino vein.5/5(2).

Chapter 10 Mexican Americans and Puerto Ricans Racial & Ethnic groups 13th Edition. Terms in this set (66) Chicanos. The practice of placing students in specific curriculum groups on the basis of test scores and other criteria.

Puerto Rico was seized by the United States in during the Spanish-American War, but Spain relinquished. The number of Puerto Ricans with a high school diploma grew from 26% to 30% between and ; Puerto Ricans are younger than the U.S.

population but the same median age as Hispanics overall. The median age of Puerto Ricans and other Hispanics in the United States is 29, and the median age of the U.S.

population is 37. The emergence of a Puerto Rican national minority in the United States is an inevitable process that is taking place as a consequence of the integration of more than one generation of Puerto Ricans into the North American economic structure.

Puerto Ricans have migrated to the continental United States as U.S. citizens since In the Jones Act of that year, the U.S. Congress made Puerto Ricans living on the island and the mainland American citizens.

Source for information on Puerto Ricans in the United States: Dictionary of. Puerto Ricans and other Latino populations to the United States.

Latinos, with a population in the United States that had reached mil-lion inare now the largest and fastest-growing minority group in US so-ciety. Puerto Ricans represent over 9 percent of the total Latino population. This report shows that the face of the Puerto Rican population in the United States has changed dramatically in recent years.

The analysis is based largely on data from the and Censuses of Population, but it is supplemented by other sources. The number of Puerto Ricans in the United States has increased from close to 2 million in to over million inan increase Cited by: The proximity of Puerto Rico to the United States, US citizenship for Puerto Ricans, cheap air travel, and more recently the world wide web has led to Puerto Ricans maintaining an “unusual tightness to their ancestral homeland.”4 This is a distinct feature of Puerto Rican, and Caribbean migration in general, to the US.

Puerto Rico’s politicalFile Size: KB. As research expanded to include previously neglected peoples and areas of inquiry, alternative paradigms altered conventional notions about Puerto Ricans and other U.S.

ethno-racial groups. In essence, the conceptual framework of a national melting pot was quickly boiling over as new information flooded into American awareness.

This is a list of notable people from Puerto Rico which includes people who were born in Puerto Rico (Borinquen) and people who are of full or partial Puerto Rican descent. The Government of Puerto Rico has been issuing "Certificates of Puerto Rican Citizenship" to anyone born in Puerto Rico or to anyone born outside of Puerto Rico with at least one parent who was born in Puerto Rico since.

The Almanac of Puerto Ricans in the United States Learn more about the recent changes in the Puerto Rican community on the mainland United States through national and state-specific demographic data.

The almanac compiles information on social, economic, and civic conditions of the Puerto Rican population in nine key states, and includes maps. The tax situation is similarly uneven. Puerto Ricans don't pay federal income taxes (except if they are federal employees, military or have U.S.-based income).

But since the threshold for paying.Puerto Rico, officially Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Spanish Estado Libre Asociado de Puerto Rico, self-governing island commonwealth of the West Indies, associated with the United easternmost island of the Greater Antilles chain, it lies approximately 50 miles (80 km) east of the Dominican Republic, 40 miles (65 km) west of the Virgin Islands, and 1, miles (1, km) .