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Ethnicity and Space

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the field of ethnic geography and the geography of race and racism. It begins with a discussion of two schools that explain the relationships between ethnic minority groups and ... More


“It’s Allah’s Will”: The Transnational Muslim Heritage Economy

Ahmed Afzal

in Lone Star Muslims: Transnational Lives and the South Asian Experience in Texas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479855346
eISBN:
9781479851638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479855346.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the intersections of transnational Islam with the neoliberal capitalist economy through an ethnographic analysis of the transformations in the South Asian ethnic economy, from ... More


“I Will Never Deliver Chinese Food”: The Children of Immigrants in the New York Metropolitan Labor Force

Philip Kasinitz, Noriko Matsumoto, and Aviva Zeltzer-Zubida

in The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter uses survey data from the New York Second Generation Study to examine the occupation, industry, and income outcomes of young adults whose parents were immigrants from the Dominican ... More


From Ethnic Service Center to Global Economic Outpost

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the evolution of the Chinese ethnoburb from an ethnic service center to a global economic outpost in Los Angeles. It first considers the increase in demand for an ethnic ... More


The Spirit and Social Ethics of Ethnic Entrepreneurship

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the importance of the spirit and social ethics of ethnic entrepreneurship to the success of Piedmontese winemakers in California. It shows how Piedmontese entrepreneurs were ... More


Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Emir Estrada

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Kids at Work is the first book to look at the participation of child street vendors in the United States. The children portrayed in this book are the children of undocumented Latinx immigrants who ... More


Conclusion

Adam Teller

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804798440
eISBN:
9780804799874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804798440.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The Radziwiłł administration’s economic policy provided the framework for the Jews’ success. They identified and played key roles in the estate economy by seizing the new opportunities of the ... More


Introduction: Working with la Familia

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

The introduction sets the context for the study of street vending children who work side by side with their undocumented parents in Los Angeles. This chapter outlines the various strategies the ... More


One Nation: The Importance of Ethnic Cooperation

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the role of ethnic cooperation in the success of Piedmontese immigrants as winemakers in California. According to Sebastian Fichera, a historian who chronicles San Francisco's ... More


Building Ethnoburbia

Wei Li

in Ethnoburb: The New Ethnic Community in Urban America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824830656
eISBN:
9780824869939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the emergence of the Chinese ethnoburb as a new type of ethnic settlement in San Gabriel Valley and how it surpassed Chinatown as the center of Chinese residential, ... More


Wine and the Alchemy of Race II: Prohibition

Simone Cinotto

in Soft Soil, Black Grapes: The Birth of Italian Winemaking in California

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814717387
eISBN:
9780814717394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814717387.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines how the stigma of foreignness that the temperance movement and its political supporters attached to the production, commerce, and consumption of wine—which culminated in the ... More


“If I Don’t Help Them, Who Will?”: The Working Life

Emir Estrada

in Kids at Work: Latinx Families Selling Food on the Streets of Los Angeles

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479811519
eISBN:
9781479881079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811519.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter provides the readers with a clear sense of what is physically involved in this line of work for children and parents. The chapter describes what children do on a typical day, what kinds ... More


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