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Promising Practices: Preparing Children of Immigrants in New York and Sweden

Carola Suárez-Orozco, Margary Martin, Mikael Alexandersson, L. Janelle Dance, and Johannes Lunneblad

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines whether schools that are successful with immigrant-origin children employ practices that have the promise of being useful elsewhere. Focusing on two high schools in the United ... More


Balancing between Two Worlds: The Integration Stage of Bicultural Development

Paul R. Smokowski and Martica Bacallao

in Becoming Bicultural: Risk, Resilience, and Latino Youth

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740897
eISBN:
9780814708798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740897.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how Latino immigrant families view the integration stage of bicultural development. Using alternation theory as a guide, it considers how the process of becoming bicultural is ... More


The Children of Immigrants at School: Conclusions and Recommendations

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway

in The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's main findings regarding the social and academic integration of children of low-status immigrants. It discusses the educational outcomes for native and ... More


Origins

Jared Ross Hardesty

in Unfreedom: Slavery and Dependence in Eighteenth-Century Boston

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479816149
eISBN:
9781479869985
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479816149.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

To uncover the diverse origins of black Boston, the study begins by reconstructing the Atlantic origins of Boston’s black population. While there was a small native-born population descended from ... More


The Origin of the Santuario

Brett Hendrickson

in The Healing Power of the Santuario de Chimayó: America's Miraculous Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479815500
eISBN:
9781479870547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479815500.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter collects and recounts several important origin stories for the Santuario de Chimayó and its healing dirt and argues that the various stories reveal the religious and political needs of ... More


Regarding Perpetrators: Studying Collective Violence

Robert N. Kraft

in Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter addresses how to conduct meaningful behavioral research on violence. One effective approache is to interview individuals who have actually committed collective violence in the past, and ... More


“We Do Not Have Immigrant Children at This School, We Just Have Children Adopted from Abroad”: Flexible Understandings of Children’s “Origins”

Diana Marre

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0013
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications for international adoptees and for Spanish society of the fact that in Spain, as in the rest of Europe, immigrants and international adoptees come from the same ... More


The Movement of Children for International Adoption: Developments and Trends in Receiving States and States of Origin, 1998–2004

Peter Selman

in International Adoption: Global Inequalities and the Circulation of Children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791011
eISBN:
9780814764473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791011.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications of developments in intercountry adoption (ICA) worldwide during the early years of the twenty-first century, based on a demographic analysis of trends in ... More


Multiraciality and Census Classification in Global Perspective

Ann Morning

in Global Mixed Race

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter take a comparative look at the classification of multiethnic people worldwide by studying how they were enumerated on nearly 140 censuses over the 1995–2004 period. The panorama of ... More


Race and Policing in Different Ecological Contexts

Ronald Weitzer

in Race, Ethnicity, and Policing: New and Essential Readings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814776155
eISBN:
9780814777480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814776155.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter outlines major empirical findings about race, ethnicity, and policing at the level of the individual and in contexts that include neighborhoods, cities, and nations. It pays particular ... More


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