ERIC Number: ED465858
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America.
Rumbaut, Ruben G., Ed.; Portes, Alejandro, Ed.
This collection of papers by leading scholars in immigration studies shows how the children of immigrants in diverse groups are faring and assimilating in the United States. The 10 papers are (1) "Introduction--Ethnogenesis: Coming of Age in Immigrant America" (Ruben G. Rumbaut and Alejandro Portes); (2) "The Demographic Diversity of Immigrants and Their Children" (Leif Jensen); (3) "Mexican Americans: A Second Generation at Risk" (David E. Lopez and Ricardo D. Stanton-Salazar); (4) "Growing Up in Cuban Miami: Immigration, the Enclave, and New Generations" (Lisandro Perez); (5) "Nicaraguans: Voices Lost, Voices Found" (Patricia Fernandez-Kelly and Sara Curran); (6) "The Paradox of Assimilation: Children of Filipino Immigrants in San Diego" (Yen Le Espiritu and Diane L. Wolf); (7)"Straddling Different Worlds: The Acculturation of Vietnamese Refugee Children" (Min Zhou); (8) "Shifting Identities and Intergenerational Conflict: Growing Up Haitian in Miami" (Alex Stepick, Carol Dutton Stepick, Emmanuel Eugene, Deborah Teed, and Yves Labissiere); (9) "Fade to Black? The Children of West Indian Immigrants in Southern Florida" (Philip Kasinitz, Juan Battle, and Ines Miyares); and (10) "Conclusion--The Forging of a New America: Lessons for Theory and Policy" (Alejandro Portes and Ruben G. Rumbaut). (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Cubans, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Haitians, Immigrants, Mexican Americans, Minority Group Children, Refugees, Vietnamese People
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.; Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: California (San Diego); Florida (Miami)