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City on the Edge

The Transformation of Miami

Alejandro Portes (Author), Alex Stepick (Author)

Available worldwide

Paperback, 304 pages
ISBN: 9780520089327
September 1993
$31.95, £25.00
“The authors reveal how the Cuban success story has transformed the character of Miami while delineating more sharply the identity of other ethnic communities.” —New York Times Book Review

“Makes a case for the importance of political capital . . . in building ethnic solidarity.”—Contemporary Sociology

First winner of the Anthony Leeds Book Prize, Society for Urban Anthropology

Robert E. Park Award for the best book in Urban and Community Sociology, American Sociological Association

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