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The Precarious Position of Immigrants

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the demographic shifts that took place between 2000 and 2012, which saw the composition of immigrants in the United States change greatly. Despite growing in number over the ... More


Incorporation versus Assimilation The Need for Conceptual Differentiation

S. Karthick Ramakrishnan

in Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This chapter addresses the problem of conceptualizing immigrant political incorporation by arguing that the term needs to be differentiated from two other widely used concepts: immigrant assimilation ... More


Virtual Homelands: Indian Immigrants and Online Cultures in the United States

Madhavi Mallapragada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038631
eISBN:
9780252096563
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038631.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The Internet has transformed the idea of home for Indians and Indian Americans. This book analyzes home pages and other online communities organized by diasporic and immigrant Indians from the late ... More


“The Kindness of Strangers”: Ambivalent Reception in Charlotte, North Carolina

Michael Jones-Correa

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter is a study of Charlotte, North Carolina, whose case points both to the advantages and limits of business leadership. It argues that Charlotte has long had a business elite concerned ... More


Class, ethnicity and religion in the Bengali East End: A political history

Sarah Glynn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719095955
eISBN:
9781781707432
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095955.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This exploration of one of the most concentrated immigrant communities in Britain combines a new narrative history, a theoretical analysis of the evolving relationship between progressive left ... More


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