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Entering the Precincts of Power

Richard Alba and Nancy Foner

in Strangers No More: Immigration and the Challenges of Integration in North America and Western Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161075
eISBN:
9781400865901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161075.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the political integration of immigrant groups. Entry into the inner precincts of power is a paramount indicator of the overall inclusion of newcomer groups. Indeed, the ability ... More


The Immigrant Niche: Pervasive, Persistent, Diverse

Roger Waldinger and Claudia Der-Martirosian

in Strangers at the Gates: New Immigrants in Urban America

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230927
eISBN:
9780520927711
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230927.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter serves as a continuation of the analysis of the ethnic niche, but instead focuses on the immigrants. It shows that ethnic niches stand out as a characteristic of nearly every immigrant ... More


The Treatment of Noncitizens after September 11 in Historical Context

Samuel Martínez

in International Migration and Human Rights: The Global Repercussions of U.S. Policy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520258211
eISBN:
9780520942578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258211.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter sheds light on important continuities and changes in the ways in which the United States (U.S.) has treated its noncitizen residents in times of perceived threats to national security. ... More


Groundswell Meets Groundwork: Building on the Mobilizations to Empower Immigrant Communities

Ted Wang and Robert C. Winn

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/9780520267541.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the spring of 2006, millions of immigrants and their allies participated in hundreds of marches across the United States. Broad coalitions that had convened to support comprehensive immigration ... More


Mobilizing Marchers in the Mile-High City: The Role of Community-Based Organizations

Lisa M. Martinez

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/9780520267541.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

In the spring of 2006, about 150,000 protestors took part in three major demonstrations in Denver, Colorado. This chapter focuses on the coalition of community-based organizations (CBOs) that drove ... More


Outsiders No More?: Models of Immigrant Political Incorporation

Jennifer Hochschild, Jacqueline Chattopadhyay, Claudine Gay, and Michael Jones-Correa (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199311316
eISBN:
9780199344918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199311316.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This book considers pathways by which immigrants may be incorporated into the political processes of western democracies. It builds on a rich tradition of studying immigrant incorporation, but each ... More


Lobbying for Inclusion: Rights Politics and the Making of Immigration Policy

Carolyn Wong

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751759
eISBN:
9780804767750
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751759.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In every decade since the passage of the Hart Cellar Act of 1965, Congress has faced conflicting pressures: to restrict legal immigration and to provide employers with unregulated access to migrant ... More


School Qualifications of Children of Immigrant Descent in Switzerland

Rosita Fibbi, Mathias Lerch, and Philippe Wanner

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/9780814707425.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter considers the full range of labor-migrant groups in Switzerland; some of these groups hail from nearby, “culturally close” countries such as France and Italy, whereas others originate in ... More


Conclusion

Michael P. Roller

in An Archaeology of Structural Violence: Life in a Twentieth-Century Coal Town

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056081
eISBN:
9780813053875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056081.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The conclusion revisits the three major inquiries addressed in the text, drawing together the evidence and contexts provided in the previous seven chapters. The first investigates the role of ... More


Housing transitions, economic restructuring and the marginalised

Andrew Beer, Debbie Faulkner, and Chris Paris

in Housing transitions through the life course: Aspirations, needs and policy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424280
eISBN:
9781447302520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424280.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter determines that a percentage of households in developed nations are precariously housed, and that their housing market transitions are marked by frequent moves, unaffordable housing, and ... More


The International Immigrants of Mississippi: An Overview

Carl L. Bankston

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the history of immigration in Mississippi and how this compared to the rest of the U.S. South and the nation as a whole. Mississippi received some of the great wave of Southern ... More


The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Richard Alba and Mary C. Waters (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

One fifth of the population of the United States belongs to the immigrant or second generations. While the United States is generally thought of as the immigrant society par excellence, it now has a ... More


Immigrant Gods on the Road to Jindō

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter traces the role of the Hata, an immigrant kinship group from the Korean kingdom of Silla, in the complex interactions between rulers, kami, and buddhas during the Nara and early Heian ... More


The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the twenty-first-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, ... More


To Ebbets Field: Sport and the American-Jewish Experience

Peter Levine

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195085556
eISBN:
9780199854042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195085556.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book provides an exploration into the experience of Jewish immigrants in America in the first half of the 20th century. The book asks the question: What part did sport play in the process by ... More


Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Margaret E. Peters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Why have countries increasingly restricted immigration even when they have opened their markets to foreign competition through trade or allowed their firms to move jobs overseas? This book argues ... More


Violence and street culture

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen

in Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter observes that it is hard to find a direct link between so-called ‘traditional honour cultures’ and violence. It notes that the development of criminal and deviant subcultures is often ... More


People and Cultures of Hawai'i: The Evolution of Culture and Ethnicity

John F. McDermott and Naleen Naupaka Andrade (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835804
eISBN:
9780824868529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835804.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This is a significant update to a highly influential text. Since the book's publication in 1980, the immigrant groups it discusses in depth have matured and new ones have been added to the mix. The ... More


Silkworms and Consorts

Michael Como

in Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824829575
eISBN:
9780824870560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824829575.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores a small set of poems and legends that feature royal emissaries who prostrate themselves and crawl as they call out to women with whom rulers have become enamored. Because the ... More


Germans in the Civil War: The Letters They Wrote Home

Walter D. Kamphoefner and Wolfgang Helbich (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830444
eISBN:
9781469605418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876596_kamphoefner
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives-both ... More


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