Questions of success: lessons from the last great immigration / Nancy Foner Conceptual frameworks for obstacles to immigrant advancement: perceiving immigrants in the context of societal change / Reed Ueda Successful young refugees from Central Europe potential lessons for today / Gerhard Sonnert and Gerald Holton The second wave and the American-Jewish community / Nathan Glazer Helping young immigrants/refugees become entrepreneurs / Clark Claus Abt After the Cold War: comparing Soviet Jewish and Vietnamese youth in the 1980s to today's young refugees / Steven J. Gold Second generation advantages: recasting the debate / Mary C. Waters The changing role of race and ethnicity in the incorporation of refugees, immigrants, and their children / Philip Kasinitz Young, gifted, and West African: transnational migrants growing up in America / Marilyn Halter and Violet M. Showers Johnson Mexican immigrant legalization and naturalization and children's economic well-being / Frank D. Bean ... [et al.] Schooling pathways of newcomer immigrant youth / Carola Suárez-Orozco and Francisco X. Gaytán The importance of raising Mexican American high school graduation rates / Joel Perlmann Increasing concrete knowledge and community capacity: how CUNY and other institutions can help reshape Mexican educational futures in New York / Robert Smith Tapping the potential of refugee youth / Robert J. Carey and Jane S. Kim Reasons for living and hoping: strangers no longer / Julianne Duncan Protection of refugee and migrant children: the role of nonprofits / Annie Wilson A framework for the care of unaccompanied children / Ken Tota Home country farewell: the withering of immigrants' "transnational" ties / Roger Waldinger Is there a looming period of liminality for race and ethnicity in the United States? / Richard Alba and Hui-shien Tsao.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -302) and index.
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