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Author Reitz, Jeffrey G.

Title Warmth of the welcome : the social causes of economic success for immigrants in different nations and cities / Jeffrey G. Reitz
Published Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview Press, 1998


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 MELB  304.82 Rei/Wot  AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. 1. Explaining Immigrants' Economic Success in Different Destinations. 1. Social Causes of the Economic Success of Immigrants. 2. Immigrant Entry-Level Status in Different Nations and Cities -- Pt. 2. Four Institutional Areas Affecting the Terms of Immigrant Entry. 3. The Skill Selectivity of Immigration Policy. 4. Education and the Accumulation of Credentials by the Native Born. 5. Labor Market Segments and Earnings Disparities. 6. The Welfare State -- Pt. 3. Conclusions and Policy Issues. 7. Compounding Institutional Forces that Shape Immigrant Economic Success. 8. Policies for Migration in a Global Economy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Immigrants -- Australia -- Economic conditions.
Immigrants -- Canada -- Economic conditions.
Immigrants -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Australia -- Race relations.
Australia -- Social policy.
Canada -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Canada -- Race relations.
Canada -- Social policy.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Social policy -- 1993-
Author Reitz, Jeffrey G.
LC no. 97050570
ISBN 0813368022 (paperback)