Helping young refugees and immigrants succeed : public policy, aid, and education / edited by Gerhard Sonnert and Gerald Holton.

New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
xii, 316 p. ; 22 cm.
1st ed.

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United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Refugees -- United States -- Social conditions.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
Children of immigrants -- Education -- United States -- Social conditions.
Social work with immigrants -- United States.
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. [279]-302) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
Sonnert, Gerhard, 1957-
Holton, Gerald James.
Benjamin Franklin Library Fund.
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