Table of contents for Barrio dreams : Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the neoliberal city / Arlene D‚avila.

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Introduction: Barrio Business, Barrio Dreams

1. Dreams of Place and Housing Struggles

2. "El Barrio es de Todos": Predicaments of Culture and Place

3. Empowered Culture?: Tourism, the Empowerment Zone and the Selling of El Barrio

4. Culture as Business and Business as Culture: On Corporate Headquarters, Museums, and the Education of El Barrio

5. The Mexican Barrio: Mexicans, Puerto Ricans and the Terrain of Latinidad

6. The Marketable Neighborhood: Outdoor Ads Meet Street Art

Some Final Words




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Gentrification New York (State) New York, Urban development New York (State) New York, Puerto Ricans Housing New York (State) New York, Latin Americans Housing New York (State) New York, Latin Americans Housing United States, Housing policy New York (State) New York, Enterprise zones New York (State) New York, East Harlem (New York, N, Y, ) Social conditions, East Harlem (New York, N, Y, ) Economic conditions, East Harlem (New York, N, Y, ) Politics and government