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The Sociology and Historiography of Immigration

Ewa Morawska

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0008
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter offers a detailed analysis of work by historians and sociologists over the past fifteen years that has revised the older, two-part paradigm of American immigration. One half of that ... More


Transplanted Networks

Charles Tilly

in Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter points out that by the early 19th century, evolving capitalist economic and property relations—notably the spread of wage labor, the separation of households from the means of ... More


Shipping Companies' Interference with the Enactment and Implementation of Immigration Laws during the Progressive Era

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter explores the ways in which shipping companies both attempted to prevent and successfully blocked the implementation of numerous American laws restricting the passage of migrants. ... More


Introduction

Hidetaka Hirota

in Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

The Introduction opens with the deportation of two Irish paupers from a Massachusetts almshouse to Ireland in 1855. The episode provides an entrée to the principal historical issues the book ... More


Introduction

Edward Telles and Christina A. Sue

in Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221492
eISBN:
9780190061401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221492.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Mexican Americans are unique in the panoply of American ethnoracial groups in that they are the descendants of the largest and longest lasting immigration stream in U.S. history. Today, there are ... More


Coming to America: Ghanaians and U. S. Immigration

Moses O. Biney

in From Africa to America: Religion and Adaptation among Ghanaian Immigrants in New York

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786390
eISBN:
9780814789810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786390.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses Ghanaian migration to the United States within the context of American immigration policies and incorporation theories. It outlines the three main theories of immigrant ... More


Conclusion

Hidetaka Hirota

in Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

The Conclusion begins by arguing that the history of immigration control in the United States up to the 1880s is a story of American state development. It demonstrates how governmental policy for ... More


Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the Nineteenth-Century Origins of American Immigration Policy

Hidetaka Hirota

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190619213
eISBN:
9780190619244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190619213.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines the origins of immigration restriction in the United States, especially deportation policy. Based on an analysis of immigration policies in major American coastal states, including ... More


Introduction: Forging Identity in the Borderlands Situating San Antonio de Béxar

Raúl A. Ramos

in Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos.4
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book begins with a discussion of the tensions between the Mexican government and Anglo-American immigrants living in the eastern region of Texas—tensions that had effectively ended legal ... More


Students: Immigration, Conversion, and White Fundamentalism, 1950–1960

Helen Jin Kim

in Race for Revival: How Cold War South Korea Shaped the American Evangelical Empire

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190062422
eISBN:
9780190062453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062422.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The war triggered a new wave of Korean immigration to the United States through which South Korean Protestants and white fundamentalists forged new networks. Billy Kim’s and Joon Gon Kim’s narratives ... More


Ideological Images: U.S. Nationalism in Japanese Settler Photographs

Eiko Kosasa

in Asian Settler Colonialism: From Local Governance to the Habits of Everyday Life in Hawaii

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830151
eISBN:
9780824869243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830151.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter provides an overview of the Americanization movement and its efforts to transform the Japanese into patriotic American citizens. It examines this maintenance of American hegemony in ... More


Anti-imperialism for Jesus

Michael G. Thompson

in For God and Globe: Christian Internationalism in the United States between the Great War and the Cold War

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452727
eISBN:
9781501701801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452727.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter follows The World Tomorrow editor Kirby Page from his early career as an aspiring YMCA missionary world traveler with Sherwood Eddy to his vocation as an independent foreign policy ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More


Introduction

Rafael Alarcón, Luis Escala, and Olga Odgers

in Making Los Angeles Home: The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284852
eISBN:
9780520960527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284852.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter provides an overview of Mexican migration and integration to the United States. The migration of Mexicans to the United States stands out by virtue of its volume and its ... More


Foreign and Domestic Film Quotation

Eleni Palis

in Classical Projections: The Practice and Politics of Film Quotation

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197558171
eISBN:
9780197558218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197558171.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 interrogates classical Hollywood’s “foreign policy,” unpacking foreign and domestic dichotomies in quotation to reveal their essential construction. Eat a Bowl of Tea (Wang, 1989) ... More


“I Feel Sorry for Them”

Frans J. Schryer

in They Never Come Back: A Story of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453144
eISBN:
9780801455124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453144.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter argues that the dysfunctional American immigration policy is largely responsible for the emotional trauma, tragedies, and family separations experienced by migrant workers and their ... More


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