Latino Metropolis

ISBN-10: 0816630305
ISBN-13: 9780816630301
Edition: 2000
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publication date: 8/4/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 268
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Rodolfo D. Torres is associate professor of Chicano-Latino studies, political science, and planning, policy, and design at the University of California, Irvine. Among his books are Latino Metropolis and Savage State: Welfare Capitalism & Inequality.

Areas of Research Computer-mediated communication (CMC) and the Internet; information exchange via CMC; online communities; e-learning; social network analysis; collaboration; social informatics; community informaticsSaskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chair, The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University (www.saskiasassen.com). She is the author of Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (Princeton 2008), A Sociology of Globalization (WWNorton 2007), the edited Deciphering the Globa: Its Spaces, Scales and Subjects (Routledge 2007), and The Global City. Her books have been translated into 22 languages. She is the editor of the volume on urban sustainability in the new 14-volume Encyclopedia of Life-Systems being (Oxford: EOLSS (2006), for which she coordinated a network of researchers and activists in thirty countries.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Economic Geography of Latino Los Angeles
"Policing" Race: The Media's Representation of the Los Angeles Riots
Mexican Cuisine: Food as Culture
Contesting "Showtime": Latino Leaders in Downtown Development
Significant Space: Public Areas in the Greater Eastside
Class and Culture Wars in the New Latino Politics
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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