Description - Remaking the American Mainstream by Richard D. Alba
In this age of multicultural democracy, the idea of assimilation - that the social distance separating immigrants and their children from the mainstream of American society closes over time - seems outdated and, in some forms, even offensive. But as Richard Alba and Victor Nee show in the first systematic treatment of assimilation since the mid-1960s, it continues to shape the immigrant experience, even though the geography of immigration has shifted from Europe to Asia, Africa and Latin America.
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Author Biography - Richard D. Alba
Richard Alba is Distinguished Professor of Sociology, State University of New York at Albany. Victor Nee is Goldwin Smith Professor of Sociology, Cornell University.