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Title:
Inheriting the city : the children of immigrants come of age
Author:
Kasinitz, Philip, 1957-
Publication Information:
New York : Russell Sage Foundation ; Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2008.
Physical Description:
x, 420 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: Inheriting the city -- The worlds of the fathers and mothers -- Ethnic identities -- Family and neighborhood origins -- The school system as sorting mechanism -- The second generation goes to work -- Forming new families -- Culture matters -- Civic and political engagement -- Race, prejudice, and discrimination -- Conclusion: The second generation advantage.
ISBN:
9780674028036
Format :
Book