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Author Portes, Alejandro, 1944-

Title Immigrant America : a portrait / Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut.

Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  304.873 PORT    AVAILABLE
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xxxiii, 369 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes "A centennial book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-356) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: Who They Are and Why They Come -- 2. Moving: Patterns of Immigrant Settlement and Spatial Mobility -- 3. Making It in America: Occupational and Economic Adaptation -- 4. From Immigrants to Ethnics: Identity, Citizenship, and Political Participation -- 5. A Foreign World: Immigration, Mental Health, and Acculturation -- 6. Learning the Ropes: Language and Education -- 7. Growing Up American: The New Second Generation -- 8. Conclusion: Immigration and Public Policy.
Other author Rumbaut, Rubén G.
Subject Immigrants -- United States -- History.
Americanization -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
ISBN 0520207653 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520207866 (cloth : alk. paper)