Sponsored migration [electronic resource] : the state and Puerto Rican postwar migration to the United States / Edgardo Meléndez
- Meléndez, Edgardo
- Columbus : The Ohio State University Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xiv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Global Latin/o Americas
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- Puerto Rican migration and the colonial state -- "Neither encouraging nor discouraging": the making of Puerto Rico's migration policy -- Puerto Ricans as domestic workers and the Farm Placement Program -- There ain't no buses from San Juan to the Bronx: postwar migration and air transportation -- "Every Puerto Rican a potential migrant": migrant education and the English language issue -- The beets of wrath: migration policy and migrant discontent in Michigan, 1950 -- Puerto Ricans as migratory labor, the state as a labor contractor.
- Puerto Ricans—United States—Migrations
- Puerto Ricans—United States—Politics and government
- Puerto Ricans—United States—Social conditions
- Migrant labor—United States
- Puerto Rico—Colonial influence
- Puerto Rico—Politics and government—1898-1952
- Puerto Rico—Politics and government—1952-1998
- United States—Politics and government—1933-1953
- 9780814213414 (cloth ; alk. paper) and 0814213413 (cloth ; alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253) and index.
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