New Americans A Guide to Immigration Since 1965

ISBN-10: 0674023579
ISBN-13: 9780674023574
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $47.50
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 1/30/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 642
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

The United States has always been a nation of immigrants, shaped by successive waves of new arrivals. This comprehensive guide addresses such topics as immigration law and policy, refugees, unauthorised migrants, racial and ethnic identity, assimilation, economy, politics, religion, and family relations.

Reed Ueda is Professor of History, Tufts University, and author of Postwar Immigrant America.

Helen B. Marrow is a Lecturer, Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard University.

Mary C. Waters is M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology at Harvard University. She is author most recently ofThe Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in Comparative Perspective,and ofEthnic Options: Choosing Identities in America(UC Press), among other books. Patrick J. Carr is Associate Professor at Rutgers University. He is the author ofClean Streets: Controlling Crimes, Maintaining Order, and Building Community ActivismandHollowing Out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What it Means for America.Maria J. Kefalas, Professor in the Department of Sociology at Saint Joseph's University, is the author ofPromises I Can Keep: Why Poor Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage(UC Press) among other books. Jennifer Holdaway is Program Director and China Representative at the Social Science Research Council. She is the author most recently ofEnvironment and Health in China: Cross-disciplinary Perspectives.

Introduction
Immigration in Global Historical Perspective
Immigration Control Policy: Law and Implementation
Citizenship and Nationality Policy
Refugees
Unauthorized Migration
Settlement Patterns in Metropolitan America
Ethnic and Racial Identity
Intermarriage and Multiple Identities
Assimilation
Transforming Foreigners into Americans
Transnationalism
Pluralism and Group Relations
Immigrants and the Economy
Ethnic Politics
Ethnic Media
Religion
Language
Education
Gender and Family
The Second Generation
Africa: West
Africa: East
Africa: South Africa and Zimbabwe
Canada
Central America
China: People's Republic of China
China: Outside the People's Republic of China
Colombia
Cuba
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Europe: Western
Europe: Central and Southeastern
Haiti
India
Iran
Jamaica
Korea
Mexico
Middle East and North Africa
Pacific: Fiji, Tonga, Samoa
Pacific: Japan, Australia, New Zealand
Philippines
Poland
Russia
South America
South Asia
Southeast Asia
United Kingdom
Vietnam
West Indies
Immigration and Naturalization Legislation
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Index

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