A Critical Analysis of
West Side Story:
Puerto Ricans and Mexicans in the Mass Media.
Puerto Rican/Latin American Department.
Nov. 27, 2007.-West Side Story Symposium
Department of Spee
Europe in the Transition
to the Modern Society
From the Mediterranean Sea to the
Atlantic Ocean-14-16th centuries.
Professor Alvarez, PhD.
A complex Process in the European
Emphasizing the reasons for the transition
This historical process hap
Sociological Theory of
Explaining the Migration
Professor Luis AlvarezLopez, Ph.D.
The Equilibrium Theory
This theory explain the migration process as a
result of the individual rational choice.
He or she choose to le
The Development of
Relationship in United States
Latinos as a Minority Groups
Professor Luis Alvarez-Lopez,
The Ruling Class and the
According to the Dictionary of Sociology, a minority is
The Latin America
The new Latin American Nations
The Colonial Foundations-16th-18th.
Key Words: Empires, colonies, pre-colonial
societies, reconquest, Castilian colonization
model, Genovese-Portuguese colonization
Immigrant America-Alejandro Portes
and Ruben G. Rumbaut
The immigrants and the
Immigrants and the descendants
Oscar Handlin wrote in the Uprooted. Bosto
Prof. Luis Alvarez-Lopez, Ph.D.
Definition and scope
The informal economic is define as unregulated
and non-formal sector of the market economic
that produce remuneration.