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Title From arrival to incorporation : migrants to the U.S. in a global era / edited by Elliott R. Barkan, Hasia Diner, and Alan M. Kraut.

Published New York : New York University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.873 FROM    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 310 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Nation of newcomers.
Nation of newcomers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Elliott R. Barkan, Hasia Diner and Alan M. Kraut -- Pt. I. Thematic Approaches to Immigration and Incorporation -- 1. America and Refugees: Morality, Rationality, and Expedience, 1939-2005 / David W. Haines -- 2. Migration, Immigration, and Naturalization in America / Karen A. Woodrow-Lafield -- 3. Immigrant Enclaves, Ethnic Goods, and the Adjustment Process / Barry R. Chiswick and Paul W. Miller -- 4. Asian Americans, Religion, and Race / Paul Spickard -- Pt. II. Case Studies -- 5. "Meet Me at the Chat/Chaat Corner": The Embeddedness of Immigrant Entrepreneurs / Caroline B. Brettell -- 6. Filipino Families in the Land of Lincoln: Immigrant Incorporation in Springfield, Illinois, since 1965 / Barbara M. Posadas and Roland1. Guyotte -- 7. Ethnic-Language Maintenance and Social Mobility: A Historical Look at the Development of Chinese Schools in the United States / Min Zhou and Xiyuan Li -- 8. The Importance of Being Italian: Italian Americans in American Popular Culture, 1960s to 1990s / Timothy J. Meagher -- Pt. III. Contemporary Immigration and Incorporation -- 9. The Immigrant as Threat to American Security: A Historical Perspective / Gary Gerstle -- 10. Post-9/11 Government Initiatives in Comparative and Historical Perspectives / Mehdi Bozotgmehr and Anny Bakalian -- 11. Immigrant "Transnationalism" and the Presence of the Past / Roger Waldinger.
Other author Barkan, Elliott Robert.
Diner, Hasia R.
Kraut, Alan M.
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- History.
Americanization -- History.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- History.
ISBN 9780814799604 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814799604 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814799611 (paperback: alk. paper)
0814799612 (paperback: alk. paper)