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Remaking the American Mainstream

Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration

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PAPERBACK

$31.50 • £25.95 • €28.50

ISBN 9780674018136

Publication Date: 09/30/2005

Short

384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

11 line illustrations, 6 tables

World

  • Preface
  • 1. Rethinking Assimilation
  • 2. Assimilation Theory, New and Old
  • 3. Assimilation in Practice: The Europeans and East Asians
  • 4. Was Assimilation Contingent on Specific Historical Conditions?
  • 5. The Background to Contemporary Immigration
  • 6. Evidence of Contemporary Assimilation
  • 7. Conclusion: Remaking the Mainstream
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2005 Mirra Komarovsky Book Award, Eastern Sociological Society
  • 2004 Thomas and Znaniecki Book Award, International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association
  • Honorable Mention, 2003 Association of American Publishers PSP Award, Sociology & Anthropology Category
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