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Simple Markov population processes

Eric Renshaw

in Stochastic Population Processes: Analysis, Approximations, Simulations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199575312
eISBN:
9780191728778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575312.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter explains the basic principles which underlie the concept of stochastic population dynamics by considering some simple types of population structure. Suppose that individuals develop ... More


Immigration and Women: Understanding the American Experience

Susan C. Pearce, Elizabeth J. Clifford, and Reena Tandon

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767382
eISBN:
9780814768266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767382.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The popular debate around contemporary U.S. immigration tends to conjure images of men waiting on the side of the road for construction jobs, working in kitchens or delis, driving taxis, and sending ... More


The Social Bulimia of Forced Repatriation: A Case Study of Dominican Deportees

David C. Brotherton and Luis Barrios

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter analyzes the immigration/deportation process through the concept of social bulimia. Drawing on life history interviews with Dominican deportees conducted in the Dominican Republic and ... More


American Immigrants: Colonization and Tejano Identity

Raúl A. Ramos

in Beyond the Alamo: Forging Mexican Ethnicity in San Antonio, 1821-1861

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832073
eISBN:
9781469604657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888933_ramos.8
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Seguin–Austin friendship, which shows how cultural brokerage took place. Austin's brother James spent several months learning Spanish in Seguin's household. Austin himself ... More


Conclusion: Global Predicaments and Cosmopolitan Quarrels

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/9780814707333.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This concluding chapter reflects on the importance of multiple attachments and identifications and examines the meaning of cosmopolitanism in the contemporary global world, stressing the utility of ... More


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