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Author Foner, Nancy, 1945-

Title In a new land : a comparative view of immigration / Nancy Foner
Published New York : New York University Press, [2005]


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 MELB  304.873 Fon/Ian  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 325 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The social construction of race in two immigrant eras -- Immigrants and African Americans -- Transnationalism old and new -- Immigrant women and work, then and now -- Being Black in London and New York : the Caribbean experience -- Place matters : comparative perspectives on the West Indian migrant experience -- Gendered transitions : Jamaican women in New York and London -- How exceptional is New York? : immigration in urban America -- Immigration past and present : some U.S.-Europe comparisons
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-303) and index
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Cross-cultural studies.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Europe -- Emigration and immigration.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration.
London (England) -- Emigration and immigration.
LC no. 2005004863
ISBN 081472745X acid-free paper
0814727468 paperback acid-free paper