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Introduction

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter, in conjunction with Chapter 2, provides the overall context for the book. First, this chapter locates undocumented migration within the broader theoretical paradigms that consider ... More


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


Changing Expectations: Economic Downturns and Immigrant Chinese Women in New York City

Margaret M. Chin

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the evolving Chinese ethnic economy and the changing job market in New York City, as well as the strategies employed by Chinese immigrant women to find and keep jobs after the ... More


Ethnoburb: An Alternative Ethnic Settlement

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/9780824830656.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes the ethnoburb, a new type of suburb that expresses a set of contemporary ethnic relations involving interethnic group and intraethnic class tension or cooperation in a unique ... More


Ethnic Enclaves in a Time of Plague: A Comparative Analysis of New York City and Chicago

Amanda Furiasse and Sher Afgan Tareen

in Volume 2: Housing and Home

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781529218961
eISBN:
9781529218992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529218961.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This chapter explores the perception that the ‘home’ extends beyond a house or apartment to include schools, shops, and places of worship. It focuses on ethnic enclaves in New York and Chicago and ... More


Doug and Esther: An Exit Strategy

Sumie Okazaki and Nancy Abelmann

in Korean American Families in Immigrant America: How Teens and Parents Navigate Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479804207
eISBN:
9781479834853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804207.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter features the Chung family, who, like the Koh family, were keenly aware of racism. Both parents prided themselves on working outside of the ethnic sector—the mother as a highly skilled ... More


Staying Italian: Urban Change and Ethnic Life in Postwar Toronto and Philadelphia

Jordan Stanger-Ross

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770741
eISBN:
9780226770765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770765.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite their twin positions as two of North America's most iconic Italian neighborhoods, South Philly and Toronto's Little Italy have functioned in dramatically different ways since World War II. ... More


The Immigrant Enclave as Theme Park: Culture, Capital, and Urban Change in New York’s Little Italies

Ervin Kosta

in Making Italian America: Consumer Culture and the Production of Ethnic Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.003.0014
Subject:
History, Economic History

The chapter compares two New York’s Little Italies—the “Little Italy” on Lower Manhattan’s Mulberry Street, and the “Real Little Italy” of Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. The historical trajectories of ... More


Undocumented migrants living and working in London

Alice Bloch and Sonia McKay

in Living on the Margins: Undocumented Migrants in A Global City

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447319368
eISBN:
9781447319399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319368.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

This chapter focuses on the working lives of undocumented migrants. In particular it explores the constant juxtaposition of working lives with irregularity in five main areas: job search and routes ... More


Do Enclaves Matter in Immigrant Adjustment?

George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, Barry R. Chiswick, George J. Borjas, and Barry R. Chiswick

in Foundations of Migration Economics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198788072
eISBN:
9780191830068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788072.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter is concerned with the determinants and consequences of immigrant/linguistic concentrations (enclaves). The reasons for the formation of these concentrations are discussed. Hypotheses are ... More


Paradoxes of Patriarchy: Contradicting Experiences of South Asian Women in Ethnic Labor Markets

Pallavi Banerjee

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the paradoxes of patriarchy by drawing on the experiences of South Asian immigrant women in ethnic labor markets. Most South Asian women who work in the South Asian labor market ... More


Opportunities and Challenges for Ethnoburbs

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/9780824830656.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book has explored how Los Angeles's Chinese community has evolved into an ethnoburb, comparing it with downtown Chinatown to highlight its differences from the traditional ethnic enclave. It has ... More


Introduction: Immigrant Women and Labor Disruptions

Maura Toro-Morn, Anna Romina Guevarra, and Nilda Flores-González

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This book explores the labor experiences of immigrant women, primarily Asians and Latinas, engaged in low-wage work in the era of neoliberal globalization. It assesses the impact of neoliberal ... More


Introduction

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/9780824830656.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book focuses on the emergence of a new model of contemporary urban ethnic community: the ethnoburb. Drawing on the experience of the Chinese community in Greater Los Angeles, from downtown ... More


Religion and Gentrification in the Twenty-First-Century City

Alyssa Maldonado-Estrada

in Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479872244
eISBN:
9781479868346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479872244.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores how Williamsburg, Brooklyn, captures, in miniature, broader twentieth- and twenty-first-century trends of deindustrialization, urban renewal and the decline of the white ethnic ... More


Techno-Migrants in the Network Economy

Aihwa Ong (ed.)

in Global America?: The Cultural Consequences of Globalization

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853239185
eISBN:
9781846313219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853239185.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the role of Asiatic techno-migrants in the network economy, especially in California and Vancouver. It also describes the effect of neo-liberalism on immigrants and shows how it ... More


The Tenements and the Skyline

Jason M. Barr

in Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199344369
eISBN:
9780190231736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199344369.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The location of skyscrapers was not independent or separate from the location of the tenement districts. The “battle for place” meant that dense ethnic enclaves would emerge in some places but not ... More


Anatomy of an Ethnoburb

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/9780824830656.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the characteristics of an ethnoburb in order to provide a theoretical explanation of the process of ethnoburb formation as well as a general portrait of the ethnoburb ... More


Notions of Neighborhood

Jonathan E. Calvillo

in The Saints of Santa Ana: Faith and Ethnicity in a Mexican Majority City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190097790
eISBN:
9780190097837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190097790.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines how Catholic and evangelical affiliations influence diverging understandings of coethnic barrios. Relationships to ethnic enclaves matter, the author argues, because ethnic ... More


Afterword

Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán

in Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Age

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037573
eISBN:
9780252094828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037573.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This afterword summarizes the issues addressed by the book regarding the current condition and position of immigrant women in the U.S. economy. It highlights several of the book's significant ... More


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