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New immigrants in New York [electronic resource] / edited by Nancy Foner.

Contributor(s): Foner, Nancy, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2001Edition: Completely rev. and updated ed.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 313 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 0231504829 (electronic bk.); 9780231504829 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Minorities -- New York (State) -- New York | Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York | New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions | New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration | New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Emigration & Immigration | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: New immigrants in New York.DDC classification: 304.8/7471 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: new immigrants in a new New York / Nancy Foner -- Immigration to New York: policy, population, and patterns / Ellen Percy Kraly and Ines Miyares -- Immigrants, the native-born, and the changing division of labor in New York City / Richard Wright and Mark Ellis -- Soviet Jews: the city's newest immigrants transform New York Jewish life / Annelise Orleck -- Chinese: divergent destinies in immigrant New York / Min Zhou -- Koreans: an "institutionally complete community" in New York / Pyong Gap Min -- Jamaicans: balancing race and ethnicity / Milton Vickerman -- West Africans: trading places in New York / Paul Stoller -- Dominicans: transnational identities and local politics / Patricia R. Pessar and Pamela M. Graham -- Mexicans: social, educational, economic, and political problems and prospects in New York / Robert C. Smith.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: new immigrants in a new New York / Nancy Foner -- Immigration to New York: policy, population, and patterns / Ellen Percy Kraly and Ines Miyares -- Immigrants, the native-born, and the changing division of labor in New York City / Richard Wright and Mark Ellis -- Soviet Jews: the city's newest immigrants transform New York Jewish life / Annelise Orleck -- Chinese: divergent destinies in immigrant New York / Min Zhou -- Koreans: an "institutionally complete community" in New York / Pyong Gap Min -- Jamaicans: balancing race and ethnicity / Milton Vickerman -- West Africans: trading places in New York / Paul Stoller -- Dominicans: transnational identities and local politics / Patricia R. Pessar and Pamela M. Graham -- Mexicans: social, educational, economic, and political problems and prospects in New York / Robert C. Smith.

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