Islands in the City
West Indian Migration to New York
Edited by Nancy Foner
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Islands in the City by Nancy Foner
Book DescriptionThis collection of original essays draws on a variety of theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and empirical data to explore the effects of West Indian migration and to develop analytic frameworks to examine it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780520228504
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nancy Foner
New York and Amsterdam, Paperback (January 2014)
Investigating how the particular, and changing, urban contexts of New York City and Amsterdam have shaped immigrant and second generation experiences.
One Out of Three, Paperback (July 2013)
Revised edition of: New immigrants in New York. New York: Columbia University Press, c2001.
Across Generations, Paperback (May 2009)» View all books by Nancy Foner
Includes case studies that examine the intricacies of relations between the generations in a broad range of immigrant groups - from Latin America, Asia, the Caribbean, and Africa - and gives a sense of what everyday life is like in immigrant families.
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Author Biography - Nancy Foner
Nancy Foner is Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Purchase. She is the author of From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration (2000) and The Caregiving Dilemma: Work in an American Nursing Home (1994), among others. She is the editor of New Immigrants in New York (1987) and coeditor, with Ruben Rumbaut and Steven Gold, of Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (2000).
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