New Immigrants in New York

(Book - 2001)
New Immigrants in New York
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Columbia Univ Pr

This acclaimed anthology brings together the top people in their respective fields to discuss the impact that immigration has had on the character of New York City and also the cultural impact that coming to a new environment has had on immigrants. Thoroughly updated to encompass the newest waves of immigration, the book now covers Dominicans, former Soviets, Chinese, and Jamaicans as well as Mexicans, Koreans, and West Africans.

Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the composition of New York City's immigrant population, this book brings together contributions from leaders in their respective fields to show how new immigrants are transforming the city -- and how New York, in turn, has affected the newcomers' lives. The contributors consider the four largest groups -- Dominicans, former Soviets, Chinese, and Jamaicans -- as well as Mexicans, Koreans, and West Africans. An introduction highlights the groups' commonalities and differences. The book also includes an analysis of the city's altered demographic structure and its labor market.

Statement of Responsibility: edited by Nancy Foner
Title: New immigrants in New York
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, c2001
Edition: Completely rev. and updated ed
Characteristics: viii, 313 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Headings: New York (N.Y.) Economic conditions New York (N.Y.) Emigration and immigration New York (N.Y.) Social conditions Immigrants New York (State) New York Minorities New York (State) New York
Topical Term: Immigrants
Additional Contributors: Foner, Nancy 1945-
LCCN: 2001017469
ISBN: 0231124155
Branch Call Number: 304.8747 N
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