Winner, 1995 American Sociological Association Robert E. Park Award?
Projecting fantasies of wealth and excess, Miami, "America's Riviera," occupies a unique place in our national imagination. Uncovering the hidden story of this dreamlike place, Portes and Stepick explore the transformations of Miami from a light-hearted tourist resort to a troubled, complex city.
Sociologist Alejandro Portes spoke with Richard Florida of CityLab to discuss Miami’s role in the global community. Portes, the author of The Global Edge: Miami in the Twenty-First Century with Ariel C. …Read More >