The Early Sociology of Race and Ethnicity: Immigration : a world movement and its American significance

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Kenneth Thompson
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Social Science - 455 pages
The sociology of race and ethnicity is a controversial field and yet one that was central to the making of sociology in the first half of the twentieth century. This reprints key texts representing differing perspectives on the sociology of race, which are complimented by examples of the smaller corpus of works that composed the early sociology, including issues of immigration.
 

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Contents

CHAPtER PACE I Introduction
1
The United States Colonial Period
26
to 1820
53
i860 TO 1882
90
Modern Period Federal Legislation
106
Volume and Racial Composition of the Immi gration Stream
123
The Causes of Immigration
144
The Effects of Immigration Conditions of Embarkation and Transportation
163
The Standard of Living Continued
258
The Exploitation of Immigrants Religion Births Marriages and Deaths Recreation
274
Conditions affecting the Country Wages Pauperism Crime Insanity
301
Industrial Effects Crises Social Strati fication Political Effects
341
The New Problem of Immigration
369
The Nature of the Problem
381
Other Points of View
416
BIBLIOGRAPHY
439

Inspection Social and Economic Conditions of Arriving Immigrants
183
Conditions of Immigrants in the United States Effects on Population Distribution
213
Conditions Continued The Standard of Liv
233

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