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The Immigration Reader: America in a Multidisciplinary Perspective

David Jacobson (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-631-20776-4
464 pages
February 1998, Wiley-Blackwell
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A superb collection of readings by the most important scholars in the social sciences working on immigration studies.
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Introduction: An American Journey: David Jacobson (Arizona State University).

Part I: History of Immigration to the United States.

Part II: Immigration and Contemporary Ethnicity.

Part III: The Economy and Immigration.

Part IV: Comparative Perspectives on Immigration.

Part V: Political Debate on Immigration.

Index.
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David Jacobson was born in South Africa. He teaches in the Department of Sociology at Arizona State University. He received his PhD from Princeton University and studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the London School of Economics. His other books include Right Across Borders (1996) and Old Nations, New World
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* Multidisciplinary social science perspective.
* Covers history, contemporary issues, the economy, and comparative studies on immigration to the US.
* Selections by the most important figures in this field.
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