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Host Societies and the Reception of Immigrants
Edited by Jeffrey G. Reitz
Copyright 2003, 550 pages, paperback
“Context matters. This is the primary lesson from this significant collection of essays on immigration and immigrants in the United States, Canada, and other societies. The chapters in this volume explain why and how the history, demographic composition, labor markets, institutions, and social fabric of cities and countries shape the experiences and adaptation of immigrants and their children. Jeffrey Reitz and his co-authors have laid the groundwork for new advances in the development of a comparative theory of immigrant incorporation.”—Dr. Charles Hirschman, Boeing International Professor, University of Washington
Host Societies and the Reception of Immigrants: Research Themes, Emerging Theories, and Methodological Issues—Jeffrey G. Reitz.
The Sociology of Immigration: Second Thoughts and Reconsiderations—Roger Waldinger.
Immigrants and African Americans: Comparative Perspectives on the New York Experience across Time and Space—Nancy Foner.
Becoming Americans/Becoming New Yorkers: Immigrant Incorporation in a Majority Minority City—Philip Kasinitz, John Mollenkopf, and Mary C. Waters.
Educational Attainments of Immigrant Offspring: Success or Segmented Assimilation?—Monica Boyd.
Residential Inequality and Segregation in an Immigration Era: An Analysis of Major U.S. Metropolitan Regions in 1990—Richard D. Alba, John R. Logan, and Brian J. Stults.
Educational Expansion and the Employment Success of Immigrants in the United States and Canada, 1970-1990 —Jeffrey G. Reitz.
The Cost of Not Being Christian: Hindus, Sikhs, and Muslims in Britain and Canada—Suzanne Model and Lang Lin.
Human versus Social Capital: Immigrant Wages and Labor Market Incorporation in Japan and the United States—Takeyuki Tsuda, Zulema Valdez, and Wayne A. Cornelius.
Undressing the Garment Industry: Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Seven Cities—Jan Rath.
Welfare Reform and Immigrant Participation in Welfare Programs—George J. Borjas.
Human Capital and Earnings of Female Immigrants to Australia, Canada, and the United States—Heather Antecol, Deborah A. Cobb-Clark, and Stephen J. Trejo.
Institutions, Ethnic Leaders, and the Political Incorporation of Immigrants: A Comparison of Canada and the United States—Irene Bloemraad.
Immigration and Housing Shortage in Los Angeles, 1970-2000—Ivan Light.
Transnational Communities: A New Form of Social Relations under Conditions of Globalization?—Stephen Castles.
Mexican Workers and U.S. Agriculture: The Revolving Door—Philip Martin.
Triangular Human Capital Flows: Empirical Evidence from Hong Kong and Canada—Don J. DeVoretz, John Ma, and Kenny Zhang.
Institutional Change and Immigrant Assimilation in the United States —Victor Nee.
To Farms or Cities: A Historical Tension between Canada and Its Immigrants—Harold Troper.