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In a New Land A Comparative View of Immigration

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ISBN-10: 0814727468

ISBN-13: 9780814727461

Edition: 2005

Authors: Nancy Foner

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View the Table of Contents. Read the Introduction. 2007 Choice Outstanding Academic Title! "This book should be both a pleasure to read for both those who are immersed in the study of immigration and those less versed in the history and dynamics of these movements. For the latter, In a New Land will provide an excellent and thought provoking introduction. For the former . . . the book will stimulate thought about how to better understand this complex process." --Douglas Gurak, "Anthropology and Education Quarterly" [A] highly valuable contribution to the field. Both historians and sociologists studying immigration will want to read this book. --Deirdre M. Moloney, George Mason University…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 8/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 327
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Introduction: Migration in Comparative Perspective
Comparisons Across Time: Immigrants in New York's Two Great Waves
The Social Construction of Race in Two Immigrant Eras
Immigrants and African Americans
Transnationalism Old and New
Immigrant Women and Work, Then and Now
Comparisons Across Space: West Indians in New York and London
Being Black in London and New York: The Caribbean Experience
Place Matters: Comparative Perspectives on the West Indian Migrant Experience
Gendered Transitions: Jamaican Women in New York and London
Comparisons Across Space: Urban and National Perspectives
How Exceptional Is New York? Immigration in Contemporary Urban America
Immigration Past and Present: Some U.S.-Europe Comparisons