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The new immigration : an interdisciplinary reader

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  • OCLC: ocn823726344
  • ISBN: 1136077146
  • ISBN: 9781136077142
  • ISBN: 1136077227
  • ISBN: 9781136077227
  • ISBN: 0203621026
  • ISBN: 9780203621028
  • ISBN: 1136077065
  • ISBN: 9781136077067
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 366 pages) : illustrations
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  • Published: New York :Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group,2005.
  • Publisher: New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2005.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction: The new immigration: interdisciplinary perspectives / Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco, Carola Suárez-Orozco, Desirée Baolian Qin -- Right moves? Immigration, globalization, utopia, and dystopia / Macelo M. Suáre_zOrozco -- principles of operation: theories of international migration / Douglas S. Massey, Jorge Durand, Nolan J. Malone -- Rethinking assimilation theory for a new era of immigration / Richard Alba, Victor Nee -- Everything you evere wanted to know about assimilation but were afraid to ask / Marcelo Suárez-Orozco -- The new second generation: segmented assimilation and its variants / Alejandro Portes, Min Shou -- The psychological experience of immigration: A developmental perspective / Cynthia García Coll, Katherine Magnuson -- Identities under sieg: immigration stress and social mirroring among the children of immigrants / Carola Suárez-Orozco -- The immigrant family: cultural legacies and cultural changes / Nancy Foner -- Families on the frontier: from braceros in the fields to braceras in the home / Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo.
Making up for lost time: the experience of separation and reunification amon immigrant families / Carola Suárez-Orozco, Irina L.G. Todorova, Josephine Louie -- Ambiguous loss: risk and resilience in Latino immigrant families / Celia Jaes Falicov -- Cultural mourning, immigration, and engagement: vignettes from the Mexican experience / Ricardo C. Ainslie -- Learning English in California : guideposts for the nation / Patricia Gándara -- Bilingualism and second-Language learning / Diane August, Kenji Hakuta -- A meta-analysis of selected studies on the effectiveness of bilingual education / Ann C. Willig -- When learning a second language means losing the first / Lily Wong Filmore -- Educational progress of children of immigrants: the roles of class, ethnicity, and school context / Alejandro Portes, Dag MacLeod -- Optimism and achievement: the educational performance of Immigrant youth / Grace Kao, Marta Tienda -- Immigrant boys' experiences in U.S. schools / Carola Siárez-Orozco, Desirée Baolian Qin.
Summary: Annotation At the turn of the millennium, the United States has the largest number of immigrants in its history. As a consequence, immigration has emerged once again as a subject of scholarly inquiry and policy debate. This volume brings together the dominant conceptual and theoretical work on the "New Immigration" from such disparate disciplines as anthropology, demography, psychology, and sociology. Immigration today is a global and transnational phenomenon that affects every region of the world with unprecedented force. Although this volume is devoted to scholarly work on the new immigration in the U.S. setting, any of the broader conceptual issues covered here also apply to other post-industrial countries such as France, Germany, and Japan.
Note: English.
Subject: Immigrants -- United States
United States -- Emigration and immigration

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