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Strangers at the gates : new immigrants in urban America / edited by Roger Waldinger.

Contributor(s): Waldinger, Roger David.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001Description: xvi, 339 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0520230922 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780520230927 (cloth : alk. paper); 0520230930 (pbk. : alk. paper); 9780520230934 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions | Foreign workers -- United States | Cities and towns -- United StatesDDC classification: 305.9/0691 Other classification: 15.85
Contents:
Strangers at the gates / Roger Waldinger -- New immigrants in urban America / Roger Waldinger and Jennifer Lee -- Up from poverty? "Race," immigration, and the fate of low-skilled workers / Roger Waldinger -- A tale of five cities? Trends in immigrant and native-born wages / Mark Ellis -- The geography of immigrant poverty : selective evidence of an immigrant underclass / William A.V. Clark -- On the back of Blacks? Immigrants and the fortunes of African Americans / Nelson Lim -- The immigrant niche : pervasive, persistent, diverse / Roger Waldinger and Claudia Der-Martirosian -- Progress, decline, stagnation? The new second generation comes of age / Min Zhou -- Conclusion : Immigration and the remaking of urban America / Roger Waldinger.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Strangers at the gates / Roger Waldinger -- New immigrants in urban America / Roger Waldinger and Jennifer Lee -- Up from poverty? "Race," immigration, and the fate of low-skilled workers / Roger Waldinger -- A tale of five cities? Trends in immigrant and native-born wages / Mark Ellis -- The geography of immigrant poverty : selective evidence of an immigrant underclass / William A.V. Clark -- On the back of Blacks? Immigrants and the fortunes of African Americans / Nelson Lim -- The immigrant niche : pervasive, persistent, diverse / Roger Waldinger and Claudia Der-Martirosian -- Progress, decline, stagnation? The new second generation comes of age / Min Zhou -- Conclusion : Immigration and the remaking of urban America / Roger Waldinger.

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Roger Waldinger is Professor and Chair in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is coauthor of How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labor (California, forthcoming), author of Still the Promised City? New Immigrants and African Americans in Post-Industrial New York (1996), which won the Robert Park Award of the American Sociological Association, and author of several other publications.

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