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The Immigration History Museum

Nancy L. Green

in The French Republic: History, Values, Debates

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449017
eISBN:
9780801460647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449017.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter analyzes the political issues and contentions behind the creation of an immigrant museum. It argues that the history of creating a museum dedicated to immigration must be placed in a ... More


The Uniqueness of London

Panikos Panayi

in Migrant City: A New History of London

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300210972
eISBN:
9780300252149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300210972.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows how five characteristics make London particularly unique among global cities. First, it has a history of immigration dating back at least two millennia, linked to the fact that ... More


. Colonial Fracture and the Counter-Heritage Film

Will Higbee

in Post-beur Cinema: Maghrebi-French and North African Emigre Filmmaking in France since 2000

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640041
eISBN:
9780748693917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640041.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The question of memorializing France's colonial past has been a prominent and contested issue in French politics and the media in the 2000s. This chapter considers how Maghrebi-French filmmakers have ... More


Immigration History and the Remaking of New York

Nancy Foner

in New York and Amsterdam: Immigration and the New Urban Landscape

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814738092
eISBN:
9780814738221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814738092.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines how successive waves of migrants have transformed social and political institutions and cultural patterns in New York City. In analyzing these processes, it focuses on a period ... More


Wilful negligence: migration policy, migrants’ work and the absence of social protection in the UK

Mick Wilkinson and Gary Craig

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/9781847426444.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter talks about the important issues that are concerned with the social segregation and social exclusion of migrant workers in the UK. It presents an argument which states that the social ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More


Epilogue: The Generative Potential of Thinking and Acting Historically

Ana Elizabeth Rosas

in Abrazando el Espíritu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780520282667
eISBN:
9780520958654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282667.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This epilogue addresses the Bracero Program’s far-reaching consequences, as well as efforts designed to document and learn from the experience of bracero families to render productive approaches ... More


Expatriation: The Obverse of Transnationalism

Nancy L. Green

in The Limits of Transnationalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226608143
eISBN:
9780226608310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226608310.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the period of Gueydan de Roussel’s settlement in France, the United States started looking into the matter of its transnationals abroad. The 1907 Expatriation Act was passed just as Gueydan ... More


Chinese and American Collaborations through Educational Exchange during the Era of Exclusion, 1872–1955

Madeline Y. Hsu

in Pacific America: Histories of Transoceanic Crossings

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780824855765
eISBN:
9780824875596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855765.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Overlapping communities of American missionaries and higher education administrators and faculty laid the foundations for international education in the United States during its first half century of ... More


Fitting In: Muncie South Asians and Childhood

Himanee Gupta-Carlson

in Muncie, India(na): Middletown and Asian America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041822
eISBN:
9780252050497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041822.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter describes the experiences of four South Asian women who grew up in Muncie, Indiana, in the 1960s and 1970s, and of the author’s relationship with them. It situates their experiences ... More


Scottish Ethnicity and the Making of New Zealand Society, 1850-1930

Tanja Bueltmann

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641550
eISBN:
9780748653553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641550.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The Scots accounted for around a quarter of all UK-born immigrants to New Zealand between 1861 and 1945, but have only been accorded scant attention in New Zealand histories, specialist immigration ... More


Introduction

Deborah E. Kanter

in Chicago Católico: Making Catholic Parishes Mexican

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042973
eISBN:
9780252051845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042973.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explains the book’s origins. Visits to Chicago’s Mexican churches suggested a complex, multiethnic history that required learning about Chicago’s eastern European immigrants. Mexican ... More


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

Simone Cinotto (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256235
eISBN:
9780823261741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256235.001.0001
Subject:
History, Economic History

Exploring Italian American consumers and the U.S. consumption of Italianness, Making Italian America makes a compelling case for taste as a leading determinant of ethnic identity. Discussing in fresh ... More


Introduction: My Research Observations

Nahid Afrose Kabir

in Young British Muslims: Identity, Culture, Politics and the Media

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641338
eISBN:
9780748653232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641338.003.0100
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the life stories of some young Muslims, aged 15 to 30 years old. It aims to see how their identity is formed within the family, cultural and wider societal environments. It ... More


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