Walking a tightrope: Latina immigrants in Worcester

Title: Walking a tightrope: Latina immigrants in Worcester

Author: Miller, Kristen Marie

Date: May 2002

Description: Master’s Paper, Clark University, Department of International Development and Social Change

This research examines the strategies used by twelve Latina immigrants in Worcester, Massachusetts to navigate structural obstacles to success. The findings indicate these strategies allow Latinas to adapt to mainstream American society while preserving their own culture’s habits, customs and traditions whenever possible.

Keywords: Latin Americans, women immigrants, social adaptation

Cataloged by: Peter Nelson/ B. J. Perkins

 

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