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Postwar immigrant America : a social history, Reed Ueda

Label
Postwar immigrant America : a social history
Title
Postwar immigrant America
Title remainder
a social history
Statement of responsibility
Reed Ueda
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Postwar Immigrant America examines the changing patterns of immigration to the United States since World War II, providing a synthesis of elements often scattered in interpretive and documentary works. An introduction summarizes the history of immigration to the United States before World War II, and the six chapters that follow discuss major themes such as the development of immigration patterns, the changes in American immigration and naturalization policies, and the
  • image of the "melting pot" versus the concept of pluralism. Charts, tables, maps, boxes featuring the human element in immigration, a chronology of immigration policy, and an index are also included
Member of
Cataloging source
MMeT
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Ueda, Reed
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Bedford series in history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Postwar immigrant America : a social history, Reed Ueda
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Historical Context of Immigration. The Changing Waves of Immigration. The Matrix of Push and Pull. The Ebb and Flow of Immigration. Immigrants in the Early Twentieth Century -- 1. The Legacy of Restriction. The Retreat to Restrictionism. The Origins of Immigration Policy. Restrictions on Asian Admissions. The Creation of an Omnibus Restrictive Policy. Transition to an Omnibus Selective Policy. The Decline of Return Migration. Toward Unified and Restricted Naturalization. The System of Discriminatory Naturalization. The Centralized Administration of Naturalization. The Continuing Influx after Restriction. Exodus from Canada and Mexico. The Airplane Migration from Puerto Rico. The Rise of the Refugee Class. Continuation of the Demographic Shift -- 2. The Transformation of Policy. The Path to a Worldwide Immigration Policy. The McCarran-Walter Act. The Hart-Celler Act. The Immigration Reform and Control Act. The Expansion of Refugee Legislation. The Liberalization Of Naturalization Policy. The Globalization of Immigration. Push and Pull Factors in the Postindustrial Era -- 3. The Changing Face of Post-1965 Immigration. An Imbalanced Worldwide Immigration. The New Asian Immigrants. The New Latin American Immigrants. The West Indian and Haitian Immigrants. The Declining Factor of European Immigration. Seeding the New Frontier of Immigrant Colonies -- 4. The Making of a World Melting Pot. Patterns of Social Mobility. The Structure of Economic Opportunity. The Ethnic Dimensions of Economic Progress. Asian Patterns of Mobility. Hispanic Patterns of Mobility. West Indian and Haitian Patterns of Mobility. The Changing Face of Mobility and Inequality. Educational Gains. Linguistic Assimilation. Family and Population. Fertility and Immigration. Intermarriage. Transitions in Identity and Community. The Societal Impact of Changing Immigration -- 5. The Immigrant and American Democracy. The Path to American Citizenship. The Changing Distance between Aliens and Citizens. Naturalization of Aliens. Learning American National Identity. The Expanding Role of Government in Ethnic Relations. Toward Equal Opportunity for New Americans. The Rise of Official Group Identity -- 6. Immigration and the National Future -- Appendix A. Additional Tables -- Appendix B. Chronology of Immigration and Naturalization Policy
Control code
ocm30066787
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 182 pages
Isbn
9780312102791
Lccn
92075894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30066787
  • (Sirsi) a574375
Label
Postwar immigrant America : a social history, Reed Ueda
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Historical Context of Immigration. The Changing Waves of Immigration. The Matrix of Push and Pull. The Ebb and Flow of Immigration. Immigrants in the Early Twentieth Century -- 1. The Legacy of Restriction. The Retreat to Restrictionism. The Origins of Immigration Policy. Restrictions on Asian Admissions. The Creation of an Omnibus Restrictive Policy. Transition to an Omnibus Selective Policy. The Decline of Return Migration. Toward Unified and Restricted Naturalization. The System of Discriminatory Naturalization. The Centralized Administration of Naturalization. The Continuing Influx after Restriction. Exodus from Canada and Mexico. The Airplane Migration from Puerto Rico. The Rise of the Refugee Class. Continuation of the Demographic Shift -- 2. The Transformation of Policy. The Path to a Worldwide Immigration Policy. The McCarran-Walter Act. The Hart-Celler Act. The Immigration Reform and Control Act. The Expansion of Refugee Legislation. The Liberalization Of Naturalization Policy. The Globalization of Immigration. Push and Pull Factors in the Postindustrial Era -- 3. The Changing Face of Post-1965 Immigration. An Imbalanced Worldwide Immigration. The New Asian Immigrants. The New Latin American Immigrants. The West Indian and Haitian Immigrants. The Declining Factor of European Immigration. Seeding the New Frontier of Immigrant Colonies -- 4. The Making of a World Melting Pot. Patterns of Social Mobility. The Structure of Economic Opportunity. The Ethnic Dimensions of Economic Progress. Asian Patterns of Mobility. Hispanic Patterns of Mobility. West Indian and Haitian Patterns of Mobility. The Changing Face of Mobility and Inequality. Educational Gains. Linguistic Assimilation. Family and Population. Fertility and Immigration. Intermarriage. Transitions in Identity and Community. The Societal Impact of Changing Immigration -- 5. The Immigrant and American Democracy. The Path to American Citizenship. The Changing Distance between Aliens and Citizens. Naturalization of Aliens. Learning American National Identity. The Expanding Role of Government in Ethnic Relations. Toward Equal Opportunity for New Americans. The Rise of Official Group Identity -- 6. Immigration and the National Future -- Appendix A. Additional Tables -- Appendix B. Chronology of Immigration and Naturalization Policy
Control code
ocm30066787
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
ix, 182 pages
Isbn
9780312102791
Lccn
92075894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30066787
  • (Sirsi) a574375

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