The Resource Tierra y Libertad : Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing, (electronic resource)

Tierra y Libertad : Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing, (electronic resource)

Label
Tierra y Libertad : Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing
Title
Tierra y Libertad
Title remainder
Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the quintessential goals of the American Dream is to own land and a home, a place to raise one's family and prove one's prosperity. Particularly for immigrant families, home ownership is a way to assimilate into American culture and community. However, Latinos, who make up the country's largest minority population, have largely been unable to gain this level of inclusion. Instead, they are forced to cling to the fringes of property rights and ownership through overcrowded rentals, transitory living arrangements, and, at best, home acquisitions through subprime lenders. In Tierra y Liber
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
363.59868073
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD7288.72.U5 B46 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Citizenship and Migration in the Americas
Label
Tierra y Libertad : Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing, (electronic resource)
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; PART I: Loss; 1 Loss and Lettuce: The César Chávez Legacy; 2 Southwest Ranchos: Land Grants and Land Loss; 3 Fields of Dreams: Farm Worker Housing; 4 Loss in the Tortilla Flats; 5 Lenders and Loss: The Destructive Legacy of Subprime Mortgages in Latino/a Communities; PART II: Exclusion; 6 Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants; 7 Exclusion by Public Law: Zoning Laws; 8 Exclusion by Private Law: Restrictive Covenants; PART III: Geographic Examples of Loss and Exclusion; 9 Born in East L.A.: The Legacy of Loss and Exclusion in Southern California
  • 10 Little Havana11 Spanish Harlem; PART IV: Reclamation and Reform; 12 Tierra y Libertad: Reclaiming Individual and Collective Space; 13 Policy Considerations in Formulating Housing Reform; 14 Lowering the Cost of Housing and Credit; 15 Equity for Latino/as and the Poor; Conclusion; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z; About the Author
Control code
ocn782878116
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814739136
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt8jsz0t
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3297839x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782878116
  • jstor081473913X

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