Immigration and Population
March 2015, Polity
By systematically exploring demographic topics such as fertility, health, education, and age and sex structures, the book provides students of immigration with a broader understanding of the impact of immigration on populations and offers new ways to think about immigration and society.
Chapter 1: The Demography of Immigration
Chapter 2: Assimilation, Adaptation, and Integration
Chapter 3: Immigrants in the Economy
Chapter 4: Immigration and the Environment
Chapter 5: The Fertility of Immigrants
Chapter 6: Replacement Migration to Offset Population Aging
Chapter 7: Immigrant Health
Chapter 8: Educating Children in Immigrant Families
Chapter 9: Conclusions
Meghan E. Conley is James Farmer Postdoctoral Fellow in Civil Rights and Social Justice at the University of Mary Washington.
Gordon De Jong, Penn State University
Katharine M. Donato, Vanderbilt University
"The authors of this timely book provide an outstanding review of both the theoretical and empirical literature concerning immigration's effect on education, health, and the environment. The chapter on assimilation and integration is particularly noteworthy The text is jargon-free and accessible to non-demographers."