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Latin Journey : Cuban and Mexican Immigrants in the United States

By: Portes, Alejandro.
Contributor(s): Bach, Robert L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1985Description: 1 online resource (410 p.).ISBN: 9780520907317.Subject(s): Cubans - United States - Economic conditions | Cubans -- United States -- Economic conditions | Cubans - United States - Social conditions | Cubans -- United States -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- United States | Mexicans - United States - Economic conditions | Mexicans -- United States -- Economic conditions | Mexicans - United States - Social conditions | Mexicans -- United States -- Social conditionsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Latin Journey : Cuban and Mexican Immigrants in the United StatesDDC classification: 305.8 | 305.8/687291 | 305.8/687291/073 | 305.868 | 305.86872073 | 305.8687291 | 305.8687291073 LOC classification: E184 .C97 P67 1985Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. THEORETICAL OVERVIEW; The Origins of Labor Migration; Stability of Migration; The Uses of Labor Migration; Immigrant Adaptation; Conclusion; 2. IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES, 1890-1979; Immigrant Labor, 1890-1914; Japanese and Jews; The Interim Period; Contemporary Immigration, 1946-1979; Summary; 3. CONTRASTING HISTORIES: CUBAN AND MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES; Political and Economic Immigrants; Mexican Immigration; Cuban Immigration; The Research Design; Sample-to-Population Comparisons; Indices
4. PRELUDE TO IMMIGRATION: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF CUBAN AND MEXICAN IMMIGRANTSMexican Development and the Origins of Emigration; The Stability and Directionality of Mexican Migration; The Cuban Revolution and the Origins of Its Refugees; The Stability and Directionality of the Refugee Outflow; Discussion; 5. THE FIRST SIX YEARS; Residential Locations; Social Adaptation; Labor-Market Participation and Income; Discussion; 6. THE CUBAN ENCLAVE IN MIAMI; Modes of Incorporation; Insertion in the Cuban Enclave; Labor-Market Returns in Three Sectors; Conclusion
7. THE SECONDARY LABOR MARKET: ECONOMIC AND OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY OF MEXICAN IMMIGRANTSMexicans in the American Labor Market; Labor-Market Returns in Two Sectors; Modes of Structural Incorporation: Cubans and Mexicans; Summary; 8. AMERICA IN THE EYES OF THE IMMIGRANTS; Perceptions and Attitudes: Descriptive Findings; Perceptions of U.S. Society and Discrimination; Causal Hypotheses; Causal Models; Conclusion; 9. REACHING OUT: THE SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS OF IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES; A Profile of Relationships over Time; Affiliation and Its Determinants; Ethnicity of Social Relations
Conclusion10. CONCLUSION: IMMIGRATION THEORY AND ITS PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS; Theoretical Controversies; Enclaves and Middleman Minorities; Class and Ethnicity; Future Research; Practical Implications; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Summary: Latin Journey details an eight-year study of Mexican and Cuban immigrants.
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Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; 1. THEORETICAL OVERVIEW; The Origins of Labor Migration; Stability of Migration; The Uses of Labor Migration; Immigrant Adaptation; Conclusion; 2. IMMIGRATION TO THE UNITED STATES, 1890-1979; Immigrant Labor, 1890-1914; Japanese and Jews; The Interim Period; Contemporary Immigration, 1946-1979; Summary; 3. CONTRASTING HISTORIES: CUBAN AND MEXICAN IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES; Political and Economic Immigrants; Mexican Immigration; Cuban Immigration; The Research Design; Sample-to-Population Comparisons; Indices

4. PRELUDE TO IMMIGRATION: THE SOCIAL ORIGINS OF CUBAN AND MEXICAN IMMIGRANTSMexican Development and the Origins of Emigration; The Stability and Directionality of Mexican Migration; The Cuban Revolution and the Origins of Its Refugees; The Stability and Directionality of the Refugee Outflow; Discussion; 5. THE FIRST SIX YEARS; Residential Locations; Social Adaptation; Labor-Market Participation and Income; Discussion; 6. THE CUBAN ENCLAVE IN MIAMI; Modes of Incorporation; Insertion in the Cuban Enclave; Labor-Market Returns in Three Sectors; Conclusion

7. THE SECONDARY LABOR MARKET: ECONOMIC AND OCCUPATIONAL MOBILITY OF MEXICAN IMMIGRANTSMexicans in the American Labor Market; Labor-Market Returns in Two Sectors; Modes of Structural Incorporation: Cubans and Mexicans; Summary; 8. AMERICA IN THE EYES OF THE IMMIGRANTS; Perceptions and Attitudes: Descriptive Findings; Perceptions of U.S. Society and Discrimination; Causal Hypotheses; Causal Models; Conclusion; 9. REACHING OUT: THE SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS OF IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES; A Profile of Relationships over Time; Affiliation and Its Determinants; Ethnicity of Social Relations

Conclusion10. CONCLUSION: IMMIGRATION THEORY AND ITS PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS; Theoretical Controversies; Enclaves and Middleman Minorities; Class and Ethnicity; Future Research; Practical Implications; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z

Latin Journey details an eight-year study of Mexican and Cuban immigrants.

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