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Getting ahead [electronic resource] : social mobility, public housing, and immigrant networks / Silvia Dom�inguez.

By: Dom�inguez, Silvia, 1961-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : New York University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (viii, 269 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780814721216 (electronic bk.); 0814721214 (electronic bk.); 9780814785072 (electronic bk.); 0814785077 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social mobility -- United States | Immigrants -- Social networks -- United States | Acculturation -- United States | Political refugees -- Chile | Chileans -- United States | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Social ClassesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Getting ahead.DDC classification: 305.5/130869120973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Social flow -- The neighborhoods -- Social support and family life -- Leverage-based social positioning -- Family and work support -- When social positioning is not enough -- When intervention is necessary -- Immigrant networks.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-258) and index.

Social flow -- The neighborhoods -- Social support and family life -- Leverage-based social positioning -- Family and work support -- When social positioning is not enough -- When intervention is necessary -- Immigrant networks.

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Getting ahead by Dom�inguez, Silvia, ©2011
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