Chicanos, Planning and American Cities
By (author) David R. Diaz
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Barrio Urbanism by David R. Diaz
Book DescriptionThis, the first book on Latinos in America from an urban planning/policy perspective, covers the last century, and includes a substantial historical overview the subject. The authors trace the movement of Latinos (primarily Chicanos) into American cities from Mexico and then describe the problems facing them in those cities. They then show how the planning profession and developers consistently failed to meet their needs due to both poverty and racism. Attention is also paid to the most pressing concerns in Latino barrios during recent times, including environmental degradation and justice, land use policy, and others. The book closes with a consideration of the issues that will face Latinos as they become the nation's largest minority in the 21st century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415945417
(229mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author David R. Diaz
Latino Urbanism, Paperback (November 2012)
Provides the first national perspective on Latina/o urban policy
Barrio Urbanism, Paperback (September 2004)
Taking into account the author's consideration of this subject from a planning and urban policy perspective, this book charts the history of the largest ethnic population in America.
Latino Social Policy, Hardback (February 2004)» View all books by David R. Diaz
Examines the failure of traditional research methods to address major social needs in Latino communities, promoting instead a participatory/ action approach to research that is socially and scientifically meaningful.
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Author Biography - David R. Diaz
David Diaz is a professor with a joint appointmetn in the Urban Planning and Chicano Studies Programs at Cal State-Northridge.
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