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“Because I’m Neither Gringa nor Latina”: Conceptualizing Multiple Identities Within Transnational Social Fields

Débora Upegui-Hernández

in Navigating Multiple Identities: Race, Gender, Culture, Nationality, and Roles

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199732074
eISBN:
9780199933457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732074.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores how Colombian and Dominican children of immigrants living in New York City negotiate multiple identities, selves, cultures, and histories within transnational social fields. ... More


Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This examination of children of immigrants in New York and London asks, “Is there a link between rap/hip-hop-influenced youth culture and motivation to succeed in school? The author challenges ... More


Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America

Ruben Rumbaut

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230118
eISBN:
9780520927513
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230118.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The new immigration to the United States is unprecedented in its diversity of color, class, and cultural origins. Over the past few decades, the racial and ethnic composition and stratification of ... More


Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and Williiam Haller

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This is a study of the adaptation of second-generation immigrants—children of immigrants—in Spain. It is based on a sample of close to seven thousand students, who were originally interviewed in ... More


Sweden: Child Poverty during Two Recessions

Jan O. Jonsson and Carina Mood

in Children of Austerity: Impact of the Great Recession on Child Poverty in Rich Countries

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797968
eISBN:
9780191839276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797968.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, International

This chapter looks at child poverty trends in Sweden across two recessions, the first (severe) 1991–6, and the second (hardly noticeable) 2008–10, using a number of measures. Absolute (bread-line) ... More


The Educational Goals and Achievements of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and William Haller

in Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines educational attainment is our sample of second-generation youths, comparing it to native-parentage students and, subsequently, to results among children of immigrants in the ... More


The Longitudinal Study of the Second Generation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and William Haller

in Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

We review the research design of the Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS) as a prelude to presenting the methodology of the Longitudinal Study of the Second Generation (ILSEG in its ... More


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