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West Indian immigrants : a black success story? / Suzanne Model.

By: Model, Suzanne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (xv, 235 pages) : illustrations, maps.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781610444002; 1610444000.Subject(s): West Indian Americans -- Social conditions | West Indian Americans -- Economic conditions | Blacks -- United States -- Social conditions | Blacks -- United States -- Economic conditions | Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions | Success -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: West Indian immigrants.DDC classification: 305.800973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
About the Author; Map of the Caribbean; Acknowledgments: Intellectual Debts and Personal Debts; 1. Why Study West Indians?; 2. Documenting the Difference Between West Indians and African Americans; 3. Three Explanations for the Difference Between West Indians and African Americans; 4. Testing the Hypothesis of Selectivity; 5. Testing Cultural Hypotheses; 6. Testing the White Favoritism Hypothesis; 7. An Immigrant Success Story; Methodological Appendix; Notes; References; Index
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Print version record.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-224) and index.

About the Author; Map of the Caribbean; Acknowledgments: Intellectual Debts and Personal Debts; 1. Why Study West Indians?; 2. Documenting the Difference Between West Indians and African Americans; 3. Three Explanations for the Difference Between West Indians and African Americans; 4. Testing the Hypothesis of Selectivity; 5. Testing Cultural Hypotheses; 6. Testing the White Favoritism Hypothesis; 7. An Immigrant Success Story; Methodological Appendix; Notes; References; Index

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SUZANNE MODEL is professor of sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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