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What continues to surprise experts today is that the educational advances of this second generation defies established explanations about educational progress in capitalist societies: most of this Dominican second generation comes from homes with the lowest incomes, from families headed by single women, and from parents who have not completed secondary school. The book includes discussions of education, health issues, drugs and violence, the visual and performing arts, popular music, faith, food, gender, and race. From United Kingdom to U. The new edition recognizes that those Dominicans who have reached certain levels of success have done so not because this was ingrained in their blood or in their history but because they have followed in the footsteps of so many immigrants, once poor and unwanted, and have used the only possible channels open to such a people. Most important, this book assesses how Dominicans have adapted to America, and highlights their losses and gains. The work concludes with an evaluation of Dominicans' achievements since their arrival as a group three decades ago and shows how they envision their continued participation in American life. Hernandez can be contacted at.

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Dr. Ramona Hernandez

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Digital Library Federation, December 2002. While massive immigration of Dominicans to the United States began in the 1960s, a history of previous contact between the two nations has enabled the development of Dominicans as a significant component of the U. He is also author of Caribbean Poetics 1997. This book traces the advances of Dominicans toward political empowerment and summarizes the cultural expressions, the survival strategies, and the overall adaptation of Dominicans to American life. Beginning with a look at the historical background and the roots of native Dominicans, this book then carries the reader through the age-old romance of U. Readers will also understand the political and economic causes of Dominican emigration and the active role the United States government had in stimulating Dominican immigration to the United States.

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Similarly, the assertion that Dominicans negate their blackness and desire to be white has gained credence, remaining as an absolute fact that does not need to be re-visited or challenged. The Dominican Americans The New Americans This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The authors must be commended for striking an effective balance between breadth and depth, for while the book is an ambitious introduction, it offers keen insights about the effect of immigration on notions of Dominican cultural identity. The authors must be commended for striking an effective balance between breadth and depth, for while the book is an ambitious introduction, it offers keen insights about the effect of immigration on notions of Dominican cultural identity. Yet there is still a scarcity of scholarship on certain topics in particular that makes it evident that more needs to be done to fully capture this population in its many manifestations. Hernández is a trustee of the Sociological Initiatives Foundation and her work is celebrated also in the Dominican Republic where she has received the country's highest civilian honor, the Meritorious Order of Duarte, Sánchez y Mella, and serves as a trustee of the International Institute of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences Instituto Global de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Sociales. The book includes discussions of education, health issues, drugs and violence, the visual and performing arts, popular music, faith, food, gender, and race.

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This growing second generation impacts the entire fabric of the Dominican people, from the relationship to their parents' homeland, to local politics and cultural life. While massive immigration of Dominicans to the United States began in the 1960s, a history of previous contact between the two nations has enabled the development of Dominicans as a significant component of the U. By 2009, that figure remains practically unchanged. The authors have created a novel book as they are the first to examine Dominicans as an ethnic minority in the United States and highlight the community's trials and tribulations as it faces the challenge of survival in a economically competitive, politically complex, and culturally diverse society. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The number of Dominicans incarcerated adds to this sobering reality.

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The Dominican Americans : Ramona Hernandez : 9780313298394

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Beginning with a look at the historical background and the roots of native Dominicans, this book then carries the reader through the age-old romance of U. Most important, this book assesses how Dominicans have adapted to America, and highlights their losses and gains. From the very beginning, women have dominated the migration process. The hope is that a decade after the publication of this new edition, a subsequent evaluation of the group finds it in a better place, and in a better position to solve, if they have not done so, the problems they today confront. Unemployment and poverty among Dominicans have continued to escalate but now with a new ingredient: those numbers are high wherever Dominicans move and establish themselves in large numbers. Readers will also understand the political and economic causes of Dominican emigration and the active role the United States government had in stimulating Dominican immigration to the United States.

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Dominican Diaspora

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With their work, we have a stepping stone toward projects that explore the intersections and transformations of race, class, gender, and nationality in the Americas. The authors must be commended for striking an effective balance between breadth and depth, for while the book is an ambitious introduction, it offers keen insights about the effect of immigration on notions of Dominican cultural identity. The Dominican population continued to increase steadily until in the mid-1960s it experienced a massive growth, and since then Dominican immigration has continued unabated. They have transformed their businesses by diversifying and expanding their investments. ? Readers will also understand the political and economic causes of Dominican emigration and the active role the United States government had in stimulating Dominican immigration to the United States. The work concludes with an evaluation of Dominicans' achievements since their arrival as a group three decades ago and shows how they envision their continued participation in American life.

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Dominican Diaspora

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A Tale of Two Cities: Santo Domingo and New York after 1950. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Biographical profiles of many notable Dominican Americans such as artists, sports greats, musicians, lawyers, novelists, actors, and activists, highlight the text. ? Beginning with a look at the historical background and the roots of native Dominicans, this book then carries the reader through the age-old romance of U. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. New York: Teachers College, 1974.

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The Dominican Americans by Ramona Hernandez · OverDrive (Rakuten OverDrive): eBooks, audiobooks and videos for libraries

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While massive immigration of Dominicans to the United States began in the 1960s, a history of previous contact between the two nations has enabled the development of Dominicans as a significant component of the U. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. About this Item: Greenwood, 1998. With their work, we have a stepping stone toward projects that explore the intersections and transformations of race, class, gender, and nationality in the Americas. This book traces the advances of Dominicans toward political empowerment and summarizes the cultural expressions, the survival strategies, and the overall adaptation of Dominicans to American life. The book includes discussions of education, health issues, drugs and violence, the visual and performing arts, popular music, faith, food, gender, and race.

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This profile of Dominican Americans closes a critical gap in information about the accomplishments of one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States. The Dominican Americans will fill an important gap in the scholarship on the subject, and will serve as a useful tool in educating students about this important group of New Americans. Progress and Challenges by Ramona Hernandez July 12, 2010 Much has rained down since the publication of the book The Dominican Americans, which I co-authored with Silvio Torres-Saillant over a decade ago. This profile of Dominican Americans closes a critical gap in information about the accomplishments of one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States. ? Encyclopedia Latina: History, Culture and Society in the United States. Renowned sociologist and public intellectual in the United States, Dr. In business, many Dominicans have done remarkably well.

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NiLP Guest Commentary: Dominican Americans

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The work concludes with an evaluation of Dominicans' achievements since their arrival as a group three decades ago and shows how they envision their continued participation in American life. The spine may show signs of wear. A critical bibliographical analysis of the beginnings of New York City. Silvio Torres-Saillant and Ramona Hernandez draw an insightful contemporary portrait of Dominican Americans. This demographic growth among Dominicans today is fueled by a high birth rate that is progressively transforming the profile of the group. Maturity has also changed the group from within as well as in its approach to mainstream society.

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