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Title New immigrants in New York / edited by Nancy Foner
Edition Completely revised and updated edition
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 313 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction: new immigrants in a new New York / Nancy Foner -- 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
Summary 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,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York.
Minorities -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
Form Electronic book
Author Foner, Nancy, 1945-
ISBN 0231504829 (electronic bk.)
9780231504829 (electronic bk.)