Immigrant America : A Portrait
By: Portes, Alejandro.
Contributor(s): Rumbaut, Rubén G.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2014Edition: 4th ed.Description: 1 online resource (539 p.).ISBN: 9780520959156.Subject(s): Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Immigrant America : A PortraitDDC classification: 305.9 | 305.9/06912097309034 LOC classification: JV6453Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Immigrant America; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; List of Tables; Preface to the Fourth Edition; Preface to the Third Edition; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to the First Edition; Acknowledgments for the Fourth Edition; Acknowledgments for the Third Edition; Acknowledgments for the Second Edition; Acknowledgments for the First Edition; 1. The Three Phases of U.S.-Bound Immigration; 2. Theoretical Overview; 3. Moving: Patterns of Immigrant Settlement and Spatial Mobility; 4. Making It in America: Education, Occupation, and Entrepreneurship
5. From Immigrants to Ethnics: Identity, Citizenship, and Political Participation6. Language: Diversity and Resilience; 7. Growing Up American: The New Second Generation; 8. Religion: The Enduring Presence; 9. Conclusion: Immigration and Public Policy; Notes; References; Index
This revised, updated, and expanded fourth edition of Immigrant America: A Portrait provides readers with a comprehensive and current overview of immigration to the United States in a single volume.Updated with the latest available data, Immigrant America explores the economic, political, spatial, and linguistic aspects of immigration; the role of religion in the acculturation and social integration of foreign minorities; and the adaptation process for the second generation. This revised edition includes new chapters on theories of migration and on the history of U.S.-bound migration from the
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