[Notes on the elite in an emigrant community: the case of the Agnonese].

  • R L Gandolfo
  • Published 1988 in Estudios migratorios latinoamericanos


This paper analyzes the implications of chain migrations in the conformation of an Italian elite in an ethnic neighborhood in Buenos Aires. After studying the insertion of immigrants from Agnone, Italy in the downtown quarter of el Carmen, the author concludes that the ethnic group enables some of its members to move socially upwards, attaining local… (More)


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