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The Resource The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism : Dominican migration to the United States, Ramona Hernández, (electronic resource)

The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism : Dominican migration to the United States, Ramona Hernández, (electronic resource)

Label
The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism : Dominican migration to the United States
Title
The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism
Title remainder
Dominican migration to the United States
Statement of responsibility
Ramona Hernández
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
TXN
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hernández, Ramona
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1510
Intended audience source
Lexile
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign workers, Dominican
  • Capitalism
  • United States
Label
The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism : Dominican migration to the United States, Ramona Hernández, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-216) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: PART I. Leaving the Land of the Few 19 -- The Great Exodus: Its Roots 21 -- Explaining Dominican Migration 23 -- The Middle Class and the Urban Background: -- Deconstruction of a False Identity 26 -- The Making of a Migratory Movement: -- An Alternative Reading 33 -- The United States, the Rise of Balaguer, and the Circulation -- of Capital and Workers 34 -- The Politics of Stability: Family Planning and Emigration 39 -- 2. Economic Growth and Surplus Population 51 -- The Road to Modernization: Import Substitution 52 -- The Cattle-Agricultural Sector 56 -- Urban Centers and the Mobility of Surplus Labor 60 -- Economic Rearticulation in Search of Accumulation 63 -- The Reproduction of Labor Power and Surplus Labor: -- The Antecedent to Emigration 69 -- Economic Accumulation and Crisis 72 -- Public Spending 82 -- A General Assessment of Migrants and Migration from -- the Dominican Republic 84 -- PART 2. Settling in the Land of Dreams 87 -- 3. The Perception of a Migratory Movement 89 -- Hard Work, High Poverty: Life in the Metropolis 97 -- The Head of the Household: A Woman's Story 103 -- The Washington Heights Dominican Community: -- The Construction of an Image 1o8 -- The Untold Story: The Other Face of a Community 112 -- Marginalization and Poverty Among Dominicans: -- An Assessment 117 -- 4. Dominicans in the Labor Market 120 -- Dominicans as Workers in New York City 121 -- The Larger Economic Picture 122 -- The Restructuring of the Economy: -- A Theory ofJob Creation 124 -- Industrial Distribution of Dominican Labor Force 127 -- Occupational Distribution 130 -- Earnings 131 -- Labor Force Participation Rates and Unemployment 133 -- Explaining Labor Market Differentiations 136 -- Poor Labor Market Outcomes Among Dominicans: -- Current Explanations 138 -- Toward an Alternative Explanation Concerning -- Labor Market Outcomes Among Dominicans 142 -- The Limits of Demand 144 -- 5. On the International Mobility of Labor 149 -- Labor Mobility and Demand 152 -- Migration and Declining Labor Demand at the Core 154 -- Looking for More ThanJust Human Capital Qualities 161 -- In Sum, the Restructuring of the Economy: -- No Need For Extra Hands 164 -- Contesting and Controlling Mass Immigration in the -- Land of Opportunities 168 -- Surplus Here, Surplus There, Surplus Everywhere: -- Displaced Workers and the State 171 -- 6. Conclusion: Assessing the Present and Auguring -- the Future 177 -- The United States 177 -- The Dominican Republic 178 -- The Dominican People 181 -- Appendix: Figures 185 -- Notes I97 -- Works Cited 205 -- Index 217
Control code
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 227 pages
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780231116220
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a1531970
Label
The mobility of workers under advanced capitalism : Dominican migration to the United States, Ramona Hernández, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [205]-216) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: PART I. Leaving the Land of the Few 19 -- The Great Exodus: Its Roots 21 -- Explaining Dominican Migration 23 -- The Middle Class and the Urban Background: -- Deconstruction of a False Identity 26 -- The Making of a Migratory Movement: -- An Alternative Reading 33 -- The United States, the Rise of Balaguer, and the Circulation -- of Capital and Workers 34 -- The Politics of Stability: Family Planning and Emigration 39 -- 2. Economic Growth and Surplus Population 51 -- The Road to Modernization: Import Substitution 52 -- The Cattle-Agricultural Sector 56 -- Urban Centers and the Mobility of Surplus Labor 60 -- Economic Rearticulation in Search of Accumulation 63 -- The Reproduction of Labor Power and Surplus Labor: -- The Antecedent to Emigration 69 -- Economic Accumulation and Crisis 72 -- Public Spending 82 -- A General Assessment of Migrants and Migration from -- the Dominican Republic 84 -- PART 2. Settling in the Land of Dreams 87 -- 3. The Perception of a Migratory Movement 89 -- Hard Work, High Poverty: Life in the Metropolis 97 -- The Head of the Household: A Woman's Story 103 -- The Washington Heights Dominican Community: -- The Construction of an Image 1o8 -- The Untold Story: The Other Face of a Community 112 -- Marginalization and Poverty Among Dominicans: -- An Assessment 117 -- 4. Dominicans in the Labor Market 120 -- Dominicans as Workers in New York City 121 -- The Larger Economic Picture 122 -- The Restructuring of the Economy: -- A Theory ofJob Creation 124 -- Industrial Distribution of Dominican Labor Force 127 -- Occupational Distribution 130 -- Earnings 131 -- Labor Force Participation Rates and Unemployment 133 -- Explaining Labor Market Differentiations 136 -- Poor Labor Market Outcomes Among Dominicans: -- Current Explanations 138 -- Toward an Alternative Explanation Concerning -- Labor Market Outcomes Among Dominicans 142 -- The Limits of Demand 144 -- 5. On the International Mobility of Labor 149 -- Labor Mobility and Demand 152 -- Migration and Declining Labor Demand at the Core 154 -- Looking for More ThanJust Human Capital Qualities 161 -- In Sum, the Restructuring of the Economy: -- No Need For Extra Hands 164 -- Contesting and Controlling Mass Immigration in the -- Land of Opportunities 168 -- Surplus Here, Surplus There, Surplus Everywhere: -- Displaced Workers and the State 171 -- 6. Conclusion: Assessing the Present and Auguring -- the Future 177 -- The United States 177 -- The Dominican Republic 178 -- The Dominican People 181 -- Appendix: Figures 185 -- Notes I97 -- Works Cited 205 -- Index 217
Control code
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 227 pages
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780231116220
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) a1531970

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