Immigrant America: A Portrait
Univ of California Press, Aug 30, 2014 - Social Science - 544 pages
This revised, updated, and expanded fourth edition of Immigrant America: A Portrait provides readers with a comprehensive and current overview of immigration to the United States in a single volume.
Updated with the latest available data, Immigrant America explores the economic, political, spatial, and linguistic aspects of immigration; the role of religion in the acculturation and social integration of foreign minorities; and the adaptation process for the second generation. This revised edition includes new chapters on theories of migration and on the history of U.S.-bound migration from the late nineteenth century to the present, offering an updated and expanded concluding chapter on immigration and public policy.
1 The Three Phases of USBound Immigration
2 Theoretical Overview
Patterns of Immigrant Settlement and Spatial Mobility
Education Occupation and Entrepreneurship
Identity Citizenship and Political Participation
Diversity and Resilience
The New Second Generation
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