New Immigrants in New York
Retaining the format and theme of the 1987 edition, but soliciting entirely new contributions, Foner (anthropology, State U. of New York, Purchase) presents ten essays which separately explore how various recent immigrant groups have transformed New York City and how the city has changed the immigrants and their communities. In addition to chapters looking at migrations of Soviet Jews, Chinese, Koreans, Jamaicans, West Africans, Dominicans, and Mexicans, a pair of chapters look at the wider issues of immigration policy interactions with population patterns, as well as the demographics of labor as affected by immigration. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Immigration to New York: policy, population, and patterns / Ellen Percy Kraly and Ines Miyares
Immigrants, the native-born, and the changing division of labor in New York City / Richard Wright and Mark Ellis
Soviet Jews: the city's newest immigrants transform New York Jewish life / Annelise Orleck
Chinese: divergent destinies in immigrant New York / Min Zhou
Koreans: an "institutionally complete community" in New York / Pyong Gap Min
Jamaicans: balancing race and ethnicity / Milton Vickerman
West Africans: trading places in New York / Paul Stoller
Dominicans: transnational identities and local politics / Patricia R. Pessar and Pamela M. Graham
Mexicans: social, educational, economic, and political problems and prospects in New York / Robert C. Smith
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