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Legacies [electronic resource] : the story of the immigrant second generation / Alejandro Portes, Rub�en G. Rumbaut.

By: Portes, Alejandro, 1944-.
Contributor(s): Rumbaut, Rub�en G.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berkeley : New York : University of California Press ; Russell Sage Foundation, 2001Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 406 p., [23] p. of plates) : ill.ISBN: 9780520935792 (electronic bk.); 0520935799 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions | Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions | United States -- Emigration and immigration | Immigrants -- �Etats-Unis -- Conditions �economiques | Immigrants -- �Etats-Unis -- Conditions sociales | �Etats-Unis -- �Emigration et immigration | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Discrimination & Race RelationsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Legacies.DDC classification: 305.9/06912 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Twelve stories -- The new Americans : an overview -- Not everyone is chosen : segmented assimilation and its determinants -- Making it in America -- In their own eyes : immigrant outlooks on America -- Lost in translation : language and the new second generation -- Defining the situation : the ethnic identities of children of immigrants -- The crucible within : family, schools, and the psychology of the second generation -- School achievement and failure -- Conclusion : mainstream ideologies and the long-term prospects of immigrant communities.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-387) and index.

1. Twelve stories -- ch. 2. The new Americans : an overview -- 3. Not everyone is chosen : segmented assimilation and its determinants -- 4. Making it in America -- 5. In their own eyes : immigrant outlooks on America -- 6. Lost in translation : language and the new second generation -- 7. Defining the situation : the ethnic identities of children of immigrants -- 8. The crucible within : family, schools, and the psychology of the second generation -- 9. School achievement and failure -- 10. Conclusion : mainstream ideologies and the long-term prospects of immigrant communities.

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