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Title Constructing borders/crossing boundaries : race, ethnicity, and immigration / edited by Caroline B. Brettell
Published Lanham, MD ; Oxford : Lexington Books, [2006]


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 MELB  304.8730089 Bre/Cbc  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Race, ethnicity and the construction of immigrant identities / Caroline B. Brettell -- Violence, migration, and becoming Igbo in Gustavus Vassa's Interesting narrative / Alexander X. Byrd -- Undue process : racial genealogies of immigrant detention / David Manuel Hern√°ndez -- The immigrant experiences of Dominican and Mexican women in the 1990s : crossing class, racial, and gender boundaries or temporary work spaces in New York City / Norma Fuentes -- Ethnic borders in American Muslim communities / Jamillah Karim -- Black ethnicity and racial community : African-Americans and West Indian immigrants in the United States / Alana C. Hackshaw -- Appalachian Mestizaje : race and Latino immigration in western North Carolina / Mariel Rose -- Job-hopping : social networks in the global high-tech industry / Johanna Shih -- Beyond the ethnic enclave : the effect of ethnic solidarity and market opportunity on white, Korean, Mexican, and Black enterprise / Zulema Valdez -- Separately together : co-ethnic employment among second-generation immigrants in the metropolitan New York labor market / Aviva Zeltzer-Zubida -- Immigrant selectivity, ethnic capital, and the reproduction of educational inequalities across borders / Cynthia Feliciano
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Minorities -- United States -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Ethnicity -- United States.
Ethnic barriers -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Author Brettell, Caroline.
LC no. 2006013876
ISBN 9780739115695 (cloth : alk. paper)
0739115693 (cloth : alk. paper)
Other Titles Constructing borders, crossing boundaries