Islands in the City by Nancy Foner
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Islands in the City
By Nancy Foner

Islands in the City

West Indian Migration to New York

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Islands in the City by Nancy Foner

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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780520228504
ISBN-10: 0520228502
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 312
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 26-Jul-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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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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