Author Molina, Natalia
Title Fit to be citizens? : public health and race in Los Angeles, 1879-1939 / Natalia Molina
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2006
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Ethnology Library  RA448.4 M65 2006    AVAILABLE    30520020649159
 Modern History Library  362.1 M722    AVAILABLE    30550100402757
Descript xiv, 279 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Series American crossroads ; 20
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-272) and index
Interlopers in the land of sunshine : Chinese disease carriers, launderers, and vegetable peddlers -- Caught between discourses of disease, health, and nation : public health attitudes toward Japanese and Mexican laborers in progressive-era Los Angeles -- Institutionalizing public health in ethnic Los Angeles in the 1920s -- "We can no longer ignore the problem of the Mexican" : depression-era public health policies in Los Angeles -- The fight for "health, morality, and decent living standards" : Mexican Americans and the struggle for public housing in 1930s Los Angeles -- Epilogue : genealogies of racial discourses and practices
Subject Immigrants -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History
Asian Americans -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History
Mexican Americans -- Health and hygiene -- California -- Los Angeles -- History
Public health -- California -- Los Angeles -- History
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Race relations -- History