ERIC Number: ED283890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Caribbean Immigration to the United States. RIIES Occasional Papers No. 1. Second Printing.
Bryce-Laporte, Roy S., Ed.; Mortimer, Delores M., Ed.
Twelve research papers on Caribbean immigrants to the United States are collected in this volume. Their titles (and authors) are the following: (1) "The United States' Role in Caribbean Migration: Background to the Problem" (Roy S. Bryce-Laporte); (2) "International Migration and the Political Economy of Underdevelopment: Aspects of the Commonwealth Caribbean Situation" (Hilbourne A. Watson); (3) "Migration from the Caribbean to the States: The Economic Status of the Immigrants" (Ransford W. Palmer); (4) "Black Immigrants and the American Ethos: Theories and Observations" (Dennis Forsythe); (5) "Puerto Ricans in the U.S.: Growth and Differentiation of a Community" (Centro de Estudios Puertorriquenos, City University of New York); (6) "Haitian Immigrants in Boston: A Commentary" (Pierre-Michel Fontaine); (7) "West Indians in Los Angeles: Community and Identity" (Joyce Bennett Justus); (8) "The Caribbean Expatriate: Barriers to Returning--Perspectives of the Natural Scientist" (Theodore A. Bremner); (9) "Perspectives on the Total Utilization of Manpower and the Caribbean Expatriate: Barriers to Returning" (Edwin H. Daniel); (10) "Professional Migration: The Brain Drain from the West Indies and Africa--Abbreviated Remarks" (Rawle Farley); (11) "Caribbeans in America: Some Further Perspectives on Their Lives" (Delores M. Mortimer); and (12) "Caribbean Migration to the United States: Some Tentative Conclusions" (Roy S. Bryce-Laporte). Also included are a preface, introduction, notes on contributors, and publications list of the Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies (RIIES). (KH)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Blacks, Economic Factors, Economic Opportunities, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Haitians, Immigrants, Migration, Migration Patterns, Minority Groups, Puerto Ricans, Quality of Life, Socioeconomic Status
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Reports - Research
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Authoring Institution: Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Research Inst. on Immigration and Ethnic Studies.