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Politics and the Migrant Poor in Mexico City

Politics and the Migrant Poor in Mexico City

By Wayne A. Cornelius

Stanford University Press, 1975, 319 pp.

In Latin America, migration to urban areas has proceeded more massively than anywhere else, leading to problems of assimilation and socialization that have enormous political consequences. The author examines these phenomena in six communities linked to Mexico City, and provides a detailed and exhaustive analysis.