ISBN-10:
0871546817
ISBN-13:
9780871546814
Pub. Date:
04/28/1998
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation
Economic Sociology of Immigration: Essays on Networks, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship / Edition 1

Economic Sociology of Immigration: Essays on Networks, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship / Edition 1

by Alejandro Portes
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ISBN-13: 9780871546814
Publisher: Russell Sage Foundation
Publication date: 04/28/1998
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

ALEJANDROPORTES is professor of sociology at PrincetonUniversity and faculty associate of the Woodrow Wilson School ofPublic Affairs. CONTRIBUTORS: Mark Granovetter, M. Patricia Fernández Kelly, Ivan Light, Alejandro Portes, Bryan R.Roberts, Carolyn Rosenstein, and Saskia Sassen.

Table of Contents

1 Economic Sociloogy and the Sociology of nmigration A Conceptoa Overv ew A EJANDRO PORTES1 2 Socially Expected Duratons and the Economic Adjustment of Immigrants BRYAN R. ROBERTS 42: 3 Imnigration and Local Labor Markets SASRIA SAssaN 87 4 The Economic Sociology of Firms and Entrepreneurs MARK GRANO nTTER 128 5 Expanding the Interaction~ Thcory of Entrepreneurshtp IVAN LIGHT and CAROLYN RosENSTEIN 166 6 Social and Cultural Capital in the Urban Ghetto: Implications for the Economic Sociology of Immigration M. PATE CIA FEEBNAN DEZ II FIL 213 7 Chicdren of Immigrants: Segmented Assimilatoio an~d Its DererminainIs AILJANDEO FORTES24

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