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Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France

Kathryn Kleppinger and Laura Reeck (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941138
eISBN:
9781789629255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941138.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Post-Migratory Cultures in Postcolonial France offers a critical assessment of the ways in which French writers, filmmakers, musicians and other artists descended from immigrants from former colonial ... More


The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Olivier Esteves

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1960–62, a large number of white autochthonous parents in Southall became very concerned that the sudden influx of largely non-Anglophone Indian immigrant children in local schools would hold back ... More


How May I Help You?: An Immigrant's Journey from MBA to Minimum Wage

Deepak Singh

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520293304
eISBN:
9780520966475
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520293304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

May I Help You? is Deepak Singh’s insightful and thought-provoking account of disillusionment when, as an educated upper-class Indian, he moves with his American wife to the United States and ... More


Politics, professions and participation: immigrants in the Irish public sphere

Neil O’Boyle

in Tolerance and Diversity In Ireland, North and South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097201
eISBN:
9781526103994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097201.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the tensions experienced by African political candidates in Ireland between a commitment to politics in a formal or professional sense and a commitment to looser, more ... More


Regarding Family: New Actors in the Chicago Protests

Amalia Pallares and Nilda Flores-González

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In spring 2006, immigrants and their supporters staged the largest mass mobilizations in Chicago’s history. This chapter examines the participation of new actors who united their voices with more ... More


Conclusion

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

In this concluding chapter consideration is given to how accounts are framed by a wider discourse that creates and recreates the “immigrant,” and/or outsider. Other themes that seeped into the tales ... More


Taking the bullying by the horns: the emergence of resistance to bussing

Olivier Esteves

in The 'desegregation' of English schools: Bussing, race and urban space, 1960s-80s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526124852
eISBN:
9781526144683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526124852.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The 1970s saw a growing challenge of assimilationist policies at the root of dispersal. Despite that, the hurdles to an efficient movement against it were many: the necessity to make a living among ... More


Consuming Vietnamese America One Bite at a Time: Stealing Buddha’s Dinner and Inside Out & Back Again

Lan Dong

in Growing Up Asian American in Young Adult Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815064
eISBN:
9781496815101
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815064.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Using Donna Gabaccia’s theory on the intersection between ethnic food and ethnic American identity as a point of entry, this chapter examines how Bich Minh Nguyen’s Stealing Buddha’s Dinner and ... More


Immigrant Parents’ Perceptions of the “Best Interests of the Child”

Qingwen Xu

in Psychology, Law, and the Wellbeing of Children

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199934218
eISBN:
9780199356874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199934218.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Professionals are mandated to follow the “best interests of the child” principle while working with children and their families. However, the meaning of the best interests of the child in the context ... More


It’s a Family Affair: Intergenerational Mobilization in the Spring 2006 Protests

Irene Bloemraad and Christine Trost

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

From March 10 to May 1, 2006, between 3.5 and 5 million people across the United States participated in immigrant rights rallies. Many of the faces in the crowd were those of children and ... More


Measured Lands and Multitudes

Dale L. Hutchinson

in Disease and Discrimination: Poverty and Pestilence in Colonial Atlantic America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062693
eISBN:
9780813051789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062693.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Large urban centers on the northern Atlantic coast replicated the problems of urban centers of the Old World. Pressed into crowded corners, most people were confined to substandard housing and living ... More


Voices from the Canefields: Folksongs from Japanese Immigrant Workers in Hawai'i

Franklin Odo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199813032
eISBN:
9780199345328
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199813032.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Japanese immigrant workers constituted the bulk of Hawaii’s sugar plantation labor force between the 1880s and the 1940s. They became the single largest ethnic group in a multi-racial society and ... More


The right to (offer) hospitality in Sema Kılıçkaya’s Le Chant des tourterelles

Annedith Schneider

in Turkish Immigration, Art and Narratives of Home in France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784991494
eISBN:
9781526115348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784991494.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Returning in greater depth to the issue of hospitality introduced in earlier chapters, this chapter makes an argument for the circular relationship of home and hospitality, drawing on the theoretical ... More


Immigration as Emergency

Leah Perry

in The Cultural Politics of U.S. Immigration: Gender, Race, and Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479828777
eISBN:
9781479833108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479828777.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the 1980 Mariel Boatlift to show how policy and popular culture worked dialectically in matters of immigration. Media coverage was initially positive, framing President Jimmy ... More


No Good Options: Unaccompanied Minors in the US Immigration System

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The surge in the number of unaccompanied minors entering the United States from Central America in recent years has become a humanitarian crisis. Unaccompanied minors are children in need of ... More


Challenging and Transforming the Community

Minjeong Kim

in Elusive Belonging: Marriage Immigrants and "Multiculturalism" in Rural South Korea

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780824869816
eISBN:
9780824877842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824869816.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 6 examines Filipinas marriage immigrants’ diverse paths of incorporation to the Korean rural community. The chapter aims to shift our attention from Filipinas’ struggles to adapt as newcomers ... More


Contesting the Myth of Uncaring: Latina/o Parents Advocating for Their Children

Carolyn Colvin, Jay Arduser, and Elizabeth Willmore

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores and challenge the perception that immigrant parents demonstrate a kind of caring and advocacy that differs from dominant majority parents. It situates the case of one Salvadoran ... More


Activist Etiquette in the Multicultural Immigrant Rights Movement

Mia Diaz-Edelman

in Religion and Progressive Activism: New Stories About Faith and Politics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479854769
eISBN:
9781479834457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479854769.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mia Diaz-Edelman’s chapter sheds light on the challenges associated with cultivating cultural diversity within the Immigrant Rights Movement. Asking how this movement maintains solidarity across ... More


Goddess, Housewife, Writer

Diana Yeh

in The Happy Hsiungs: Performing China and the Struggle for Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789888208173
eISBN:
9789888268597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208173.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter considers the extent to which ideas of China and Chineseness altered in Britain after the Communist takeover of power in China in 1949 by examining the production and reception of ... More


A Day Without an Immigrant:: Social Movements and the Media Ecology

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the 2006 protests against the Sensenbrenner bill (H.R. 4437). This protest wave culminated in the historic ‘Day Without an Immigrant,’ a nationwide immigrant strike and march on ... More


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