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AMST LECTURE NOTES 8/27 social construction-there is no real definition of race GREATER LA has 177 cities and is inhabited by over 16 million people 33,210 square miles roughly 100 miles from north to south and 100 miles from east to west almost twice as large as ny and san fran combined and over twice the size of chicago and philadelphia LA "fragmented metropolis" term coined by robert fogelson
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Unformatted text preview: LA as intersection on a larger grid of migration LA today 1/3 population is foreign born 1/2 workforce is an immigrant 2/3 of population under 18 children of immigrants result of major change in migration patterns after the world wars HART-CELLER ACT 1965- abolished country of origin quotas prioritized family reunification and persons with skills needed in the US economy...
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