At the turn of the millennium, the United States has the largest number of immigrants in its history. As a consequence, immigration has emerged once again as a subject of scholarly inquiry and policy debate. This volume brings together the dominant conceptual and theoretical work on the ""New Immigration"" from such disparate disciplines as anthropology, demography, psychology, and sociology. Immigration today is a global and transnational phenomenon that affects every region of the world with unprecedented force. Although this volume is devoted to scholarly work on the new immigration in the
The New Immigration An Interdisciplinary Reader; Copyright; Contents; Introduction The New Immigration: Interdisciplinary Perspectives; Part I Conceptual and Theoretical Considerations; Chapter 1 Right Moves? Immigration, Globalization, Utopia, and Dystopia; Chapter 2 Principles of Operation: Theories of International Migration; Chapter 3 Rethinking Assimilation Theory for a New Era of Immigration; Chapter 4 Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Assimilation But Were Afraid To Ask; Chapter 5 The New Second Generation: Segmented Assimilation and Its Variants Part II Psychological Aspects of Immigration: Families in TransitionChapter 6 The Psychological Experience of Immigration: A Developmental Perspective; Chapter 7 Identities Under Siege: Immigration Stress and Social Mirroring among the Children of Immigrants; Chapter 8 The Immigrant Family: Cultural Legacies and Cultural Changes; Chapter 9 Families on the Frontier: From Braceros in the Fields to Braceras in the Home; Chapter 10 Making Up For Lost Time: The Experience of Separation and Reunification Among Immigrant Families Chapter 11 Ambiguous Loss: Risk and Resilience in Latino Immigrant FamiliesChapter 12 Cultural Mourning, Immigration, and Engagement: Vignettes from the Mexican Experience; Part III Immigration, Language, and Education; Chapter 13 Learning English in California: Guideposts for the Nation; Chapter 14 Bilingualism and Second-Language Learning; Chapter 15 A Meta-Analysis of Selected Studies on the Effectiveness of Bilingual Education; Chapter 16 When Learning a Second Language Means Losing the First Chapter 17 Educational Progress of Children of Immigrant The Roles of Class, Ethnicity, and School ContextChapter 18 Optimism and Achievement: The Educational Performance of Immigrant Youth; Chapter 19 Immigrant Boys' Experiences in U.S. Schools; Permissions; Index
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