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The Changing Face of Home: The Transnational Lives of the Second Generation / Edition 1

The Changing Face of Home: The Transnational Lives of the Second Generation / Edition 1


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ISBN-13: 9780871545176
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Pages: 420
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

PEGGY LEVITT is assistant professor of sociology, Wellesley College.

MARY C. WATERS is professor of sociology, Harvard University.

CONTRIBUTORS: Merih Anil, Susan Eckstein, Yen Le Espiritu, Nancy Foner, Georges E. Fouron, Nina Glick-Schiller, Michael Jones-Correa, Philip Kasinitz, Nazli Kibria, Peggy Levitt, Andrea Louie, John H. Mollenkopf, Joel Perlmann, Ruben G. Rumbaut, Robert C. Smith, Thom Tran, Reed Ueda, Milton Vickerman, Mary C. Waters, and Diane L. Wolf.

Table of Contents

Introduction Peggy Levitt and Mary C Waters 1 PART.1 - HISTORICAL, EMPIRICAL, AND 77EORFTICAL PERSPECON ES Chapter 1 An Early Transnationalism? The Japanese American Second Generation of Hawaii in the Interwar Years 33 Reed Ueda Chapter 2 evered or Sustained Attachments? Language, Identity, and Imagined Communities in the Post-Immigrant Generation 43 Ruben G. Rumbaut Chapter 3 Transnationalism and the Children of Immigrants in Contemporary New York 96 Philip Kasinitz, Mary C. Waters, John H. Mollenkopf, and Merib Anil Chavpter 4 The Ties That Change: Relations to the Ancestral Home over the Life Cycle 123 Peggy Levitt Chapter 5 Life Course, Generation, and Social Location as Factors Shaping Second- Generation Transnational Life 145 Robert C. Smith Chapter 6 The Generation of Identity: Redefining the Second Generation Within a Transnational Social Field 168 Georges E. Fouron and Nina Glick-Schiller PART QUES77TIONING SOME UDERL YING ASSUMPTIONS Chapter 7 On Deconstructing and Reconstructing the Meaning of Immigrant Generations 211 Susan Eckstein Chapter 8 Second-Generation Transnationalism 216 Joel Perlmann Chapter 9 The Study of Transnationalism Among the Children of Immigrants: Where We Are and Where We Should Be Headed 221 Michael Jones-Correa Chapter 10 Second-Generation Transnationalism, Then and Now 242 Nancy Foner PART III USING A TRANSNATIiONAL LENS TO uNDERSTAND THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANYS Chapter 11 There's No Place Like "Home": Emotional Transnationalism and the Struggles of Second-Generation Filipinos 255 Diane L Wolf Chapter 12 Of Blood, Belonging, and Homeland Trips: Transnationalism and Identity Among Second-Generation Chinese and Korean Americans 295 Nazli Kibria Chapter '3 Creating Histories ftor the Present "Second-Generation (Re)definitions of Chinese American Culture 312 Andrea Louie Chaptr 14 Second-Gueneration 11est Indian Transnationanism 341 Mitton Vic kenman Chapte 15 Vt Nam, Nido T'i" (Vietnam, My Country): Vietnamese Americans and Transnationalism 367 Yen Le Fspiritu and Thorn Tran

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