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In a new land [electronic resource] : a comparative view of immigration / Nancy Foner.

By: Foner, Nancy, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (viii, 325 p.).ISBN: 1429414103 (electronic bk.); 9781429414104 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): United States -- Emigration and immigration | Europe -- Emigration and immigration | New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration | London (England) -- Emigration and immigration | Emigration and immigration -- Cross-cultural studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & ImmigrationGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: In a new land.DDC classification: 304.8/73 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The social construction of race in two immigrant eras -- Immigrants and African Americans -- Transnationalism old and new -- Immigrant women and work, then and now -- Being Black in London and New York : the Caribbean experience -- Place matters : comparative perspectives on the West Indian migrant experience -- Gendered transitions : Jamaican women in New York and London -- How exceptional is New York? : immigration in urban America -- Immigration past and present : some U.S.-Europe comparisons.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-303) and index.

The social construction of race in two immigrant eras -- Immigrants and African Americans -- Transnationalism old and new -- Immigrant women and work, then and now -- Being Black in London and New York : the Caribbean experience -- Place matters : comparative perspectives on the West Indian migrant experience -- Gendered transitions : Jamaican women in New York and London -- How exceptional is New York? : immigration in urban America -- Immigration past and present : some U.S.-Europe comparisons.

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