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America's Newcomers: Immigrant Incorporation and the Dynamics of Diversity / Edition 1

America's Newcomers: Immigrant Incorporation and the Dynamics of Diversity / Edition 1

by Frank D. Bean, Gillian Stevens


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ISBN-13: 9780871541246
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 05/28/2003
Series: American Sociological Association's Rose Series in Sociology Series
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

FRANK D. BEAN is professor of sociology and director, Center for Research on Immigration, Population, and Public Policy, University of California, Irvine.

GILLIAN STEVENS is associate professor of sociology at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Immigration's Nuances and Complexities 1 CHAPTER 2 Migration Flows, Theories, and Contexts 16 CHAPTER 3 Mexico and Unauthorized Migration 42 CHAPTER 4 Immigrant Welfare Receipt: Implications for Policy 66 With Jennifer Van Hook CHAPTER 5 The New Immigrants and Theories of Incorporation 94 With Susan Wierzbicki CHAPTER 6 Immigrant Economic Incorporation 114 CHAPTER 7 Linguistic Incorporation Among Immigrants 143 CHAPTER 8 The Incorporation of Immigrants: Patterns of Marriage 172 CHAPTER 9 The Economic and Fiscal Consequences of Immigration 199 CHAPTER 10 Immigration and Race-Ethnicity in the United States 224 With Jennifer Lee CHAPTER 11 Conclusions: Diversity and Change in America 250

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