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The new Americans : a guide to immigration since 1965

This comprehensive guide, edited and written by an interdisciplinary group of prominent scholars, provides an authoritative account of the most recent surge of immigrants. Twenty thematic essays address such topics as immigration law and policy, refugees, unauthorized migrants, racial and ethnic identity, assimilation, nationalization, economy, politics, religion, education, and family relations. These are followed by comprehensive articles on immigration from the thirty most significant nations or regions of origin. Based on the latest U.S. Census data and the most recent scholarly research, The New Americans is an essential reference for students, scholars, and anyone curious about the changing face of America
Print Book, English, 2007
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 2007
viii, 721 pages ; 24 cm.
9780674023574, 9781849722728, 0674023579, 1849722722
Immigration in global historical perspective / Reed Ueda
Immigration control policy : law and implementation / Aristide R. Zolberg
Citizenship and nationality policy / Peter H. Schuck
Refugees / David W. Haines
Unauthorized migration / Frank D. Bean and B. Lindsay Lowell
Settlement patterns in metropolitan America / John R. Logan
Ethnic and racial identity / Herbert J. Gans
Intermarriage and multiple identities / Joel Perlmann and Mary C. Waters
Assimilation / Richard Alba and Victor Nee
Transforming foreigners into Americans / Roger Waldinger
Transnationalism / Ewa Morawska
Pluralism and group relations / Jennifer L. Hochschild
Immigrants and the economy / Neeraj Kaushal, Cordelia W. Reimers, and David M. Reimers
Ethnic politics / Michael Jones-Correa
Ethnic media / K. Viswanath and Karen Ka-man Lee
Religion / Diana L. Eck
Language / David Lopez and Vanesa Estrada
Education / Carola Sudrez-Orozco and Marcelo Sudrez-Orozvo
Gender and family / Patricia R. Pessar
The second generation / Nancy Foner and Philip Kasinitz
Africa : west / Marilyn Halter
Africa : east / Abdi Kusow
Africa : South Africa and Zimbabwe / Helen B. Marrow
Canada / Donna R. Gabaccia
Central America / Norma Stoltz Chinchilla and Nora Hamilton
China : People's Republic of China / Xiao-huang Yin
China : outside the People's Republic of China / Jennifer Holdaway
Colombia / Luis Eduardo Guarnizo and Marilyn Espitia
Cuba / Lisandro Perez
Dominican Republic / Peggy Levitt
El Salvador / Cecilia Menjivar
Europe : western / Donna R. Gabaccia
Europe : central and southeastern / Simone Ispa-Landa
Haiti / Lisa Konczal and Alex Stepick
India / Karen Isaksen Leonard
Iran / Mehdi Bozorgmehr
Jamaica / Milton Vickerman
Korea / Pyong Gap Min
Mexico / Albert M. Camarillo
Middle East and North Africa / Steven J. Gold and Mehdi Bozorgmehr
Pacific : Fiji., Tonga, Samoa / Cathy A. Small
Pacific : Japan, Australia, New Zealand / Nana Oishi
Philippines / Catherine Ceniza Choy
Poland / Mary Patrice Erdmans
Russia / Steven J. Gold
South America / Helen B. Marrow
South Asia / Nazli Kibria
Southeast Asia / Carl L. Bankston III and Danielle Antoinette Hidalgo
United Kingdom / Wendy D. Roth
Vietnam / Ruban C. Rumbant
West Indies / Calvin B. Holder