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Puerto Ricans at the Dawn of the New Millennium
Edited by Edwin Meléndez
and Carlos Vargas-Ramos
Pbk. 2014; 319 pages.
This edited volume features chapters by Centro researchers and outside scholars presenting new analysis on social, economic, political and health conditions of the Puerto Rican population in the United States and highlights the improvements and the challenges in this rapidly changing and growing community.
About the Author
Edwin Meléndez is the director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies and professor of Urban Affairs and Planning at Hunter College. An economist by training, he has conducted considerable research in the areas of Puerto Rican and Latino studies, economic development, labor markets and poverty.
Carlos Vargas-Ramos is a research associate at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies where he works on the impact of migration on Puerto Rican political behavior, political attitudes and orientations as well as on their racial identity.