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作者 Rosales, Rocío, 1983- author
書名 Fruteros : street vending, illegality, and ethnic community in Los Angeles / Rocío Rosales
出版項 Oakland, California : University of California Press, [2020]
國際標準書號 9780520319844 (cloth)
9780520319851 (paperback)
9780520974166 (epub)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人文社會聯圖  HF5459.U6 R67 2020    在架上    30610020628475
說明 x, 197 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-190) and index
Introduction -- Becoming a Frutero -- Managing risk on the street -- Personal and professional entanglements -- Ethnic ties in crisis -- Dos Mundos transformed -- Conclusion
"This book examines the social worlds of young Latino street vendors as they navigate the complexities of local and federal laws prohibiting both their presence and their work on street corners. Known as fruteros, they sell fruit salads out of pushcarts throughout Los Angeles and are part of the urban landscape. Drawing on six years of fieldwork, Rocío Rosales offers a compelling portrait of their day-to-day struggles. In the process, she examines how their paisano (hometown compatriot) social networks both help and exploit them. Much of the work on newly arrived Latino immigrants focuses on the ways in which their social networks allow them to survive. Rosales argues that this understanding of ethnic community simplifies the complex ways in which social networks and social capital work. Fruteros sheds light on those complexities and offers the concept of the "ethnic cage" to explain both the promise and pain of community"-- Provided by publisher
主題 Street vendors -- California -- Los Angeles
Ethnic neighborhoods -- California -- Los Angeles
Immigrants -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions
Hispanic Americans -- Social conditions
Latin America -- Emigration and immigration
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