DescriptionA superb collection of readings by the most important scholars in the social sciences working on immigration studies.
Part I: History of Immigration to the United States:.
1. Immigration as a Pattern in American Culture: William H. A. Williams (Union Institute, Cincinnati Centre).
2. What is an American? Ethnicity, Race, the Constitution and the Immigrant in Early American History: Roger Daniels (University of Cincinnati).
3. Immigration: History of US Policy: William S. Bernard (Brooklyn College).
4. The Changing Face of Post-1965 Immigration: Reed Ueda (Tufts University).
Part II: Immigration and Contemporary Ethnicity:.
5. From South of the Border: Hispanic Minorities in the United States: Alejandro Portes (Princeton University).
6. Asian Immigrants: Social Forces Unleashed After 1965: Bill Ong Hing (Stanford University).
7. Voluntary Immigration and Continuing Encounters Between Blacks: Roy Simon Bryce-Laporte (Colgate University).
8. The Social Organization of Mexican Migration to the United States: Douglas Massey (University of Pennsylvania).
Part III: The Economy and Immigration:.
9. The Impact of Immigrants on Employment Opportunities of Natives: George J. Borjas (Harvard University).
10. US Immigration and the New Welfare State: Thomas J. Espenshade (Princeton University).
11. Foreign Investment: A Neglected Variable: Saskia Sassen (Columbia University).
12. Immigrant Entrepeneurs in America: Koreans in Los Angeles: Ivan Light (UCLA).
Part IV: Comparative Perspectives on Immigration:.
13. Multiculturalism and Immigration: A Comparison of the United States, Germany, and Great Britain: Christian Joppke (European University Institute, Florence).
14. Immigration and Group Relations in France and America: David L. Horowitz (Duke University).
Part V: Political Debate on Immigration:.
15. Membership: Michael Walzer (Princeton University).
16. Aliens and Citizens: The Case for Open Borders: Joseph H. Carens (University of Toronto).
17. Immigrants and Family Values: Francis Fukuyama (George Mason, University).
18. Inclusion, Exclusion, and the American Civic Culture: Daniel J. Tichenor (Rutgers University). Epilogue. Where the Maps are Not Yet Finished: A Continuing American Journey: Jamie Godwin-White (Arizona State University).
* Covers history, contemporary issues, the economy, and comparative studies on immigration to the US.
* Selections by the most important figures in this field.