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No Beggar Spirit

Cybelle Fox

in Three Worlds of Relief: Race, Immigration, and the American Welfare State from the Progressive Era to the New Deal

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152233
eISBN:
9781400842582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152233.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter shows how social workers saw European immigrants as culturally inept but nonetheless imagined them as “objects of reform” and so included them in their early social welfare efforts. ... More


Can Members of Marginalized Groups Remain Invested in Schooling?: An Assessment from the United States and the United Kingdom

Angel L. Harris

in Education, Justice, and Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226012629
eISBN:
9780226012933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226012933.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

This chapter examines whether members of marginalized groups can remain invested in education despite persistent encounters with barriers to upward socioeconomic mobility. The first part looks at the ... More


Into the Underclass or Out of the Barrio?: Immigrant Integration in Latino Los Angeles

Edward Orozco Flores

in God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity, and Gang Recovery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479850099
eISBN:
9781479818129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479850099.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter draws from census and American Community Survey data (ACS) to evaluate the fitness of Los Angeles as a case study in segmented assimilation theory. It reveals that many elements of ... More


Coming of Age in Iran: Poverty and the Struggle for Dignity

Manata Hashemi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479876334
eISBN:
9781479806867
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876334.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Middle Eastern Politics

The subject of intense media scrutiny, young men and women in the Islamic Republic of Iran have long been characterized as walking rebels—a frustrated, alienated generation devoid of hope and prone ... More


Debating Immigration: Are We Addressing the Right Issues?

Mary C. Waters

in Writing Immigration: Scholars and Journalists in Dialogue

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267176
eISBN:
9780520950207
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267176.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Debates about immigration in the news media and among politicians often focus on “problems” that social scientists can easily dismiss as misguided or lacking in factual basis. These public debates ... More


Theories of Second-Generation Adaptation

Alejandro Portes, Rosa Aparicio, and William Haller

in Spanish Legacies: The Coming of Age of the Second Generation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520286290
eISBN:
9780520961579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286290.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

We review theories of second-generation adaptation as a prelude for presenting findings from the ILSEG surveys. These theories can be divided into culturalist and structuralist, depending on whether ... More


Working in Japan

Gracia Liu-Farrer

in Immigrant Japan: Mobility and Belonging in an Ethno-nationalist Society

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501748622
eISBN:
9781501748646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748622.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter maps the diverse patterns of immigrants' labor market participation and career mobility. Several characteristics stand out. First, immigrants in Japan occupy diverse roles in the ... More


Occupational Detour: New Paths to Making a Living

Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson

in African & American: West Africans in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760581
eISBN:
9780814789254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760581.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the different approaches and outcomes that shape the West African immigrant employment experience in America. In particular, it analyzes the kinds of occupations performed by ... More


Reversing Predatory Value Extraction

William Lazonick and Jang-Sup Shin

in Predatory Value Extraction: How the Looting of the Business Corporation Became the US Norm and How Sustainable Prosperity Can Be Restored

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846772
eISBN:
9780191881770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846772.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This concluding chapter suggests the following changes in the United States’ corporate-governance regime that can get its economy back on the path to sustainable prosperity: (1) rescind SEC Rule ... More


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