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Growing Old in El Barrio

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Published by New York University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Elderly,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Social Science,
  • New York (State),
  • Hispanic American Sociology,
  • Social Gerontology,
  • Sociology,
  • North America,
  • Older people,
  • Gerontology,
  • Minority Studies - Ethnic American,
  • Public Policy - Social Services & Welfare,
  • HARLEM (NEW YORK, N.Y.),
  • History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA),
  • NEW YORK (N.Y.)_ECONOMIC CONDITIONS,
  • PUERTO RICANS_UNITED STATES,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Economic conditions,
  • New York,
  • Puerto Ricans

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8044935M
ISBN 100814727026
ISBN 109780814727027

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  Growing Old in El Barrio is an illuminating and important book." -Robert N. Butler M.D,President and CEO, International Longevity Center "An important contribution to the history and ethnography of El : $ In Growing Old in El Barrio, Judith Freidenberg addresses these questions by examining the life-course and daily experiences of the elderly residents of El Barrio. She interweaves the economy of immigrant neighborhoods with the personal experiences of Latinos aging in Harlem--such as Do a Emiliana, who lived in Spanish Harlem from her migration. In Growing Old in El Barrio, Judith Freidenberg addresses these questions by examining the life-course and daily experiences of the elderly residents of El Barrio. She interweaves the economy of immigrant neighborhoods with the personal experiences of Latinos aging in Harlem--such as Doña Emiliana, who lived in Spanish Harlem from her. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: Contexts of Immigrant Experience: Aging in Place 1 --Part I Growing Old 11 From New Harlem to El Barrio de Nueva York: A Social History of East Harlem, 12 "Yo Aprendi de Todo Gracias a la Providencia" (I .

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Growing old in El Barrio. New York: New York University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Judith Freidenberg. Philippe Bourgois' ethnography in the heart of El Barrio (East Harlem) brings some of the most shocking and revealing facts about culture shock. Befriending crack and heroin using Puerto Ricans that roam the streets and live by the underground economy that pulses in El Barrio, Philippe Bourgois shows that there's so much more than what the eye /5().   Growing Old In El Barrio Growing Old In El Barrio Climo, Jacob through access to dwindling lands. Moreover, "as successful commodity producers, wealthy K'iche's increasingly saw their relationship to land in class, rather than caste terms" (p. ). This recommended list of books for kids ages includes favorites for Hispanic students and for those interested in learning a bit of Spanish. The books are written by today's most notable Hispanic and Latin American children's authors. The diverse sampling includes traditional songs, bilingual poetry, and much more. Some of the books are bilingual while others come in.