Table of Contents:
  • Mexican and Puerto Rican labor migration to Chicago
  • Putting down roots: Mexican and Puerto Rican settlement on the near west side, 1940-60
  • Race, class, housing, and urban renewal: dismantling the near west side
  • Pushing Puerto Ricans around: urban renewal, race and neighborhood change
  • The evolution of the Young Lords organization: From street gang to revolutionaries
  • From Eighteenth Street to La Dieciocho: neighborhood transformation in the age of the chicano movement
  • The limits of nationalism: women's activism and the founding of Mujeres Latinas en Acción
  • Conclusion.