Pride Against Prejudice: Haitians in the United States (Part of the New Immigrants Series) / Edition 1

Pride Against Prejudice: Haitians in the United States (Part of the New Immigrants Series) / Edition 1

by Alex Stepick, Nancy Foner
     
 

A massive wave of immigration is currently sweeping across the US How do new immigrants, specifically Haitians, assimilate? This book describes the struggle of Haitains in the US, the strain between pride in their Haitian roots and prejudice against Haitians, and its causes and consequences for approximately 500,000 Haitians in the US. The book

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A massive wave of immigration is currently sweeping across the US How do new immigrants, specifically Haitians, assimilate? This book describes the struggle of Haitains in the US, the strain between pride in their Haitian roots and prejudice against Haitians, and its causes and consequences for approximately 500,000 Haitians in the US. The book examines the problems of prejudice , economics and immigration Haitians confront, along with their pride and resources of family, community and culture. Sociologists and anthropologists. Part of the New Immigrants Series.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205168170
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/20/1997
Series:
New Immigrants Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

1.Coming to Know Haitians in the United States.

2.Family Across the Seas.

3.Struggling for Survival and Success.

4.Just Comes and Cover-Ups: Haitians in High School.

5.Haitian Culture: Religion, Cuisine, Music and Art.

6.The Politics of Coming to America: Refugees or Immigrants?

7.Will Pride or Prejudice Prevail?

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