Latinos and Industrial Change in New York and Los Angeles

  • Vilma Ortiz
Part of the Environment, Development and Public Policy book series (EDPP)


That the nature of American cities has changed over the last 30 years is well established. We have seen a dramatic decline in the production sector overall, referred to as the deindustrialization of America (Bluestone & Harrison, 1981), and an increase in service-oriented jobs, particularly in the finance and the information-processing areas.


Public Sector York City Production Sector Industry Category Poor Working Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vilma Ortiz
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  1. 1.Department of SociologyUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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