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Immigrant entrepreneurs and immigrant absorption in the United States and Israel /
edited by Ivan Light, Richard E. Isralowitz.
Aldershot [England] ; Brookfield, USA : Ashgate, c1997.
xviii, 245 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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Aldershot [England] ; Brookfield, USA : Ashgate, c1997.
general note
On cover: DAMES, Dansk Center for Migration og Etniske Studier.
catalogue key
Includes bibliographical references.
A Look Inside
Long Description
This book brings together papers that deal with immigration in Israel and the USA. Three substantive areas are introduced - economic integration, immigrant absorption and visual sociology. The first examines how immigrants make a living in their destination country and looks in particular at immigrant entrepreneurship. The second area considers the absorption (i.e. assimilation and acculturation) of immigrants. The final section considers sociological commentary and photography that deal with immigration issues - a new genre in sociological approaches.
Table of Contents
The Economics of Immigration: Economic saturation and immigrant entrepreneurship; the four Iranian ethnic economies in Los Angeles
Issues in the absorption of older immigrants in employment
Social networks, local opportunities and entrepreneurship among immigrants in Israel
Immigrant Absorption Studies: Ethnic conflict and social cohesion among Israeli adolescents
Social cohesion and intergroup conflict in the Negev: Jewish and Arab attitudes toward the absorption of Russian immigrants
Immigrant women as child care providers
Korean and Filipino immigrant women in the Los Angeles labour market
We don't want no goddamn black refugees! The politics of Haitian refugees in Florida
A Visual Perspective on Immigration
Application of photography to immigration studies: Iranians and Yemenis in California
Israeli immigrants in Los Angeles
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