- Title Pages
- Part I Loss
- 1 Loss and Lettuce
- 2 Southwest Ranchos
- 3 Fields of Dreams
- 4 Loss in the Tortilla Flats
- 5 Lenders and Loss
- Part II Exclusion
- 6 Exclusion of Undocumented Immigrants
- 7 Exclusion by Public Law
- 8 Exclusion by Private Law
- Part III Geographic Examples of Loss and Exclusion
- 9 Born in East L.A.
- 10 Little Havana
- 11 Spanish Harlem
- Part IV Reclamation and Reform
- 12 Tierra y Libertad
- 13 Policy Considerations in Formulating Housing Reform
- 14 Lowering the Cost of Housing and Credit
- 15 Equity for Latino/as and the Poor
- About the Author
- (p.107) 10 Little Havana
- Tierra Y Libertad
Steven W. Bender
- NYU Press
This chapter explores the urban geographies of Cuban American residents in Miami as part of the Cuban diaspora. Arriving in a city with pronounced segregation between Black and Anglo residents, Cuban Americans formed enclaves in older middle-class residential neighborhoods in Miami, and today comprise more than 90 percent of the so-called Little Havana neighborhood. Cuba’s own housing policies and land reform are explored, as well.
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