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Immigrants and Thrift

David M. Reimers

in Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritans to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199769063
eISBN:
9780199896851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199769063.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter describes the economic and cultural struggles of immigrants from Europe, Asia, and Mexico in the age of industrialization. In order to deal with the trauma of relocation and economic ... More


Movements Matter: Immigrant Integration in Los Angeles

Manuel Pastor, Juan De Lara, and Rachel Rosner

in Unsettled Americans: Metropolitan Context and Civic Leadership for Immigrant Integration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501702662
eISBN:
9781501703959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702662.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter considers the city and county of Los Angeles, a place where immigrant communities have built their power through social movements that are now reshaping the regional political landscape. ... More


The Color of Success: Asian Americans and the Origins of the Model Minority

Ellen D. Wu

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157825
eISBN:
9781400848874
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157825.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book tells of the astonishing transformation of Asians in the United States from the “yellow peril” to “model minorities”—peoples distinct from the white majority but lauded as well-assimilated, ... More


Local immigrant communities, welfare and culture: an integration/segregation dilemma

Siniša Zrinšcak

in Migration and welfare in the new Europe: Social protection and the challenges of integration

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847426444
eISBN:
9781447302797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847426444.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents a theoretical discussion that is relevant for the study of the integration strategies of local immigrant communities. It shows basic information about the Welfare and Values in ... More


The Power of Community: Beyond Homeland and Host Society

Dalia Abdelhady

in The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses community networks and attachments, specifically diasporic ones, and illustrates how they shape and reshape their homeland, host societies, and the larger diaspora through ... More


Beyond Families and Schools: Future Directions in Practice and Policy for Children in Immigrant Families

Ana Maria Nieto and Hirokazu Yoshikawa

in Societal Contexts of Child Development: Pathways of Influence and Implications for Practice and Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199943913
eISBN:
9780199354689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199943913.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter addresses three common limitations in the literature on programs and policies for children in immigrant families: assuming that parenting practices within the family are the primary ... More


Introduction

Peter Levine

in To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This introductory chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the role of sport in helping East European Jewish immigrants during the first half of the 20th century adopt to American ... More


Setting Down Roots, Expanding Routes

Ana Aparicio

in Dominican-Americans and the Politics of Empowerment

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029252
eISBN:
9780813039091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029252.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter provides a chronological account of major organizing trends in Washington Heights in New York City, focusing on developments since the 1980s. It challenges the transnational framework ... More


Living with Uncertainty under Ever-Shifting State Policy

Lisa Sun-Hee Park

in Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768013
eISBN:
9780814768334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768013.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter focuses on the role of social workers in safety net hospitals and clinics who work with low-income immigrant communities in California. In particular, it discusses how the federal and ... More


Women and Social Movements in Transborder Communities: Mexico and the United States

Lynn Stephen

in Rural Social Movements in Latin America: Organizing for Sustainable Livelihoods

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033327
eISBN:
9780813038391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033327.003.0017
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses the ways that women from rural transborder migrant and immigrant communities are using bifocal vision to guide their participation in local, regional, and cross-border ... More


Choosing Where to Focus

Heath Brown

in Immigrants and Electoral Politics: Nonprofit Organizing in a Time of Demographic Change

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501704833
eISBN:
9781501705922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501704833.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter extends the analysis from the previous chapter to the second dimension of advocacy and election: venue choice. This second half of the reflective electoral representation theory argues ... More


Conclusion: Transnational Processes, Immigrant Incorporation, and Religious Change

Prema A. Kurien

in Ethnic Church Meets Megachurch: Indian American Christianity in Motion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479804757
eISBN:
9781479845477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804757.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion provides an overview of what the Mar Thoma case teaches us regarding the types of changes globalization is bringing about in Christian immigrant communities in the United States, and ... More


A Village Rebuilds

Karl F. Seidman

in Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

At New Orleans’ eastern edge, Vietnamese refugees settled and built a community in the Village de L’Est neighborhood. This chapter explains how this tight- knit community rebuilt after Katrina with ... More


Crossing the Water and Keeping the Faith: Haitian Religion in Miami

Terry Rey and Alex Stepick

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814777084
eISBN:
9781479802678
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814777084.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Beginning in the late 1970s and early 1980s, significant numbers of Haitian immigrants began to arrive and settle in Miami. Overcoming some of the most foreboding obstacles ever to face immigrants in ... More


The 6/8 Beat Goes On: Persian Popular Music from Bazm-e Qajariyyeh to Beverly Hills Garden Parties

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies popular music in the Iranian community of Los Angeles. It describes the community as an “exile community,” where the members cannot regularly move back and forth between their ... More


Mexican Immigration and the Development of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area

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/9780520284852.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter focuses on the construction of the Mexican immigrant community in Los Angeles, stressing the particularities of this process in the Zacatecan, Oaxacan, and Veracruzan communities. One ... More


A Great Conspiracy against Our Race: Italian Immigrant Newspapers and the Construction of Whiteness in the Early 20th Century

Peter G. Vellon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814788486
eISBN:
9780814788493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814788486.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Racial history has always been the thorn in America's side, with a swath of injustices—slavery, lynching, segregation, and many other ills—perpetrated against black people. This very history is ... More


Immigration and the Drama of Affrmation

Roderick A. Ferguson

in The Reorder of Things: The University and Its Pedagogies of Minority Difference

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816672783
eISBN:
9781452947112
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816672783.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores the intimate relationship between the history of immigration and the antiracist movements of the 1960s. Though often taken for granted and deemed in some ways unsympathetic to ... More


Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Lisa Sun-Hee Park

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768013
eISBN:
9780814768334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768013.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book investigates how the politics of immigration, health care, and welfare are intertwined. Documenting the formal return of the immigrant as a “public charge,” or a burden upon the State, the ... More


The Battle for the City

Anoma Pieris

in Hidden Hands and Divided Landscapes: A Penal History of Singapore's Plural Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832216
eISBN:
9780824870157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832216.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the urban imagination of immigrant communities through an analysis of urban riots related to Muharram, the Muslim–Indian festival appropriated by both convicts and immigrant ... More


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