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The Puerto Rican Community and Its Children on the Mainland by Cordasco Francesco

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Published by Scarecrow Press .
Written in English


  • Teaching of ethnic minorities,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • Education Of Spanish-Speaking Students,
  • Sociology,
  • Bilingualism,
  • Education,
  • Puerto Ricans,
  • Students,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages469
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11320397M
ISBN 100810815060
ISBN 109780810815063

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The Puerto Rican Community and Its Children on the Mainland [Francesco Cordasco, Eugene Bucchioni] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This expanded and revised edition brings up to date a basic sociological source book for the Puerto Rican experience on the mainland. Some 27 articlesCited by: 2. The Puerto Rican community of New York: a statistical profile -- Neighbors: Puerto Rican, Negro, Italian \/ Patricia Sexton -- Anomie and the \"quest for community\": the formation of sects among the Puerto Ricans of New York \/ Renato Poblete -- Nightmare in Mi Barrio \/ Thomas Piri -- Puerto Ricans on the mainland \/ Clarence Senior. Get this from a library! The Puerto Rican community and its children on the mainland: a source book for teachers, social workers, and other professionals. [Francesco Cordasco; Eugene Bucchioni;]. This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, language, gender, social activism, community involvement, and policy implications.

  Puerto Rican migrants have resided in the United States since before the Spanish-Cuban-American War of , when 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. The National Puerto Rican Day Parade (NPRDP) is the largest demonstration of cultural pride in the nation. Now in its 61 st year, the parade takes place from 44th Street to 79th Street along Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, in honor of the million inhabitants of Puerto Rico and over 5 million people residing in the United States. Reborn in , our programs and events focus on promoting Culture.   The latest of Father Fitzpatrick's many studies of Puerto Rican affairs is being published by Prentice‐Hall as a ‐page book, “Puerto Rican Americans: The Meaning of Migration to the. José Trías Monge was Puerto Rico's Attorney General in the s and the Chief Justice from mids to mids. His book "Puerto Rico: The Trials of the Oldest Colony in the World" is a serious, eye-opening work on how the colonial powers (first Spain, then the United States) have been preventing this Caribbean nation from achieving true freedom and self-determination/5.

  "We are just working so the Puerto Rican community can have its voice heard," the volunteer, Marisol Zenteno, said as she took a break from working a . Although Florida has received some dispersal of the population, there has been a resurgence in Puerto Rican migration to New York and New Jersey, primarily for economic and cultural considerations – consequently, the New York City Metropolitan Area has witnessed a significant increase in its Nuyorican population, individuals in the region of. That concern is illustrated by two events separated by some 30 years. The first took place in the mids when the Puerto Rican community denounced reports issued by the Special Committee on Immigration and Naturalization of the New York Chamber of Commerce, which stigmatized Puerto Rican children as intellectually deficient.   In F. Cordasco & E. Bucchioni (Eds.), The Puerto Rican community and its children on the mainland: A source book for teachers, social workers and other professionals (pp. ). Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press.