One out of three : immigrant New York in the twenty-first century

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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction F128.9.A1 N38 2013
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Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  F128.9.A1 N38 2013
This absorbing anthology features in-depth portraits of diverse ethnic populations, revealing the surprising new realities of immigrant life in twenty-first-century New York City. Contributors show how nearly fifty years of massive inflows have transformed New York City's economic and cultural life and how the city has changed the lives of immigrant newcomers.

Nancy Foner's introduction describes New York's role as a special gateway to America. Subsequent essays focus on the Chinese, Dominicans, Jamaicans, Koreans, Liberians, Mexicans, and Jews from the former Soviet Union now present in the city and fueling its population growth. They discuss both the large numbers of undocumented Mexicans living in legal limbo and the new, flourishing community organizations offering them opportunities for advancement. They recount the experiences of Liberians fleeing a war torn country and their creation of a vibrant neighborhood on Staten Island's North Shore. Through engaging, empathetic portraits, contributors consider changing Korean-owned businesses and Chinese Americans' increased representation in New York City politics, among other achievements and social and cultural challenges. A concluding chapter follows the prospects of the U.S.-born children of immigrants as they make their way in New York City.
Introduction : immigrants in New York City in the new millennium / Nancy Foner
A portrait of New York's immigrant mélange / Arun Peter Lobo and Joseph J. Salvo
Immigration and economic growth in New York City / David Dyssegaard Kallick
Soviet Jews : the continuing Russification of Jewish New York / Annelise Orleck
Chinese : diverse origins and destinies / Min Zhou
Koreans : changes in New York in the twenty-first century / Pyong Gap Min
Jamaicans : balancing race and ethnicity / Milton Vickerman
Liberians : struggles for refugee families / Bernadette Ludwig
Dominicans : community, culture, and collective identity / Silvio Torres-Saillant and Ramona Hernández
Mexicans : civic engagement, education, and progress achieved and inhibited / Robert Courtney Smith
The next generation emerges / Philip Kasinitz, John H. Mollenkopf, and Mary C. Waters.

Additional Information
Subjects Minorities -- New York (State) -- New York.
Immigrants -- New York (State) -- New York.
New York (N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
New York (N.Y.) -- Emigration and immigration.
New York (N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
Publisher New York, New York :Columbia University Press,2013
Other Titles 1 out of 3
Contributors Foner, Nancy, 1945- editor.
Language English
Notes Revised edition of: New immigrants in New York. ©2001.
Description viii, 296 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780231159371 (paperback)
0231159374 (paperback)
9780231159364 (hardcover)
0231159366 (hardcover)
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