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Puerto Rican migrants of New York City a study of anomie by Manuel Alers-Montalvo

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.),
  • New York (State),
  • New York

Subjects:

  • Puerto Ricans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Social conditions.,
  • Anomy -- Case studies.,
  • New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementManuel Alers-Montalvo.
SeriesImmigrant communities & ethnic minorities in the United States & Canada,, 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF128.9.P85 A43 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 176 p. ;
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3186218M
ISBN 100404194001
LC Control Number83045349

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