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Mexican Assimilation in the United States

Edward P. Lazear (ed.)

in Mexican Immigration to the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226066325
eISBN:
9780226066684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066684.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter addresses the following question: why are assimilation rates among Mexican immigrants lower than those found in other immigrant groups? Mexican immigrants assimilate more slowly than ... More


Merit Construction and Caste Loopholes in the Indian IT Social Habitus

Marilyn Fernandez

in The New Frontier: Merit vs. Caste in the Indian IT Sector

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199479498
eISBN:
9780199092109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199479498.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The story of the IT merit culture making project, merit valorization, and caste reproduction is contextualized in the historical development of the Indian IT revolution, with its mixed implications. ... More


Mexican Entrepreneurship: A Comparison of Self-Employment in Mexico and the United States

Robert W. Fairlie and Christopher Woodruff (eds)

in Mexican Immigration to the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226066325
eISBN:
9780226066684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226066684.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter explores several possible explanations of the lower rates of self-employment among Mexican immigrants in the United States. One possibility is that self-employment propensities of ... More


Durians, Diversity, and Independence: The Malaysian Theatre Stages Its Multiethnic Heritage

Catherine Diamond

in Communities of Imagination: Contemporary Southeast Asian Theatres

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835842
eISBN:
9780824871840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835842.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter demonstrates how the theatre scene in Kuala Lumpur reveals the many layers of interaction and exclusion at work in Malaysian society. While English fluency aids the country in global ... More


Intercultural Challenges: The Concerns of International Sisters

Mary Johnson, Mary L. Gautier, Patricia Wittberg, and Thu T. Do

in Migration for Mission: International Catholic Sisters in the United States

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190933098
eISBN:
9780190933128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933098.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on issues of concern to Catholic international sisters. These issues involve structural, social, and emotional concerns. Some of these relate to language. Others relate to issues ... More


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