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