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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Helping Young Refugees and Immigrants Succeed : Public Policy, Aid, and Education.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Gerald Holton; Gerhard Sonnert
|ISBN:||9780230112964 023011296X 1282992724 9781282992726|
|Description:||1 online resource (329 pages)|
|Contents:||Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Introduction; Part I: Setting the Stage: The Historical Framework; 1 Questions of Success: Lessons from the Last Great Immigration; 2 Conceptual Frameworks for Obstacles to Immigrant Advancement: Perceiving Immigrants in the Context of Societal Change; Part II: Looking into the Past: Some Lessons from the "Second Wave"; 3 Successful Young Refugees from Central Europe--Potential Lessons for Today; 4 The Second Wave and the American-Jewish Community; 5 Helping Young Immigrants/Refugees Become Entrepreneurs. Part III: Recent and Current Waves of Young Immigrants and Refugees6 After the Cold War: Comparing Soviet Jewish and Vietnamese Youth in the 1980s to Today's Young Refugees; 7 Second Generation Advantages: Recasting the Debate; 8 The Changing Role of Race and Ethnicity in the Incorporation of Refugees, Immigrants, and their Children; 9 Young, Gifted, and West African: Transnational Migrants Growing Up in America; 10 Mexican Immigrant Legalization and Naturalization and Children's Economic Well-Being; Part IV: Educating Immigrants; 11 Schooling Pathways of Newcomer Immigrant Youth. 12 The Importance of Raising Mexican American High School Graduation Rates13 Increasing Concrete Knowledge and Community Capacity: How CUNY and other Institutions Can Help Reshape Mexican Educational Futures in New York; Part V: Institutions Providing Aid to Young Immigrants and Refugees; 14 Tapping the Potential of Refugee Youth; 15 Reasons for Living and Hoping: Strangers No Longer; 16 Protection of Refugee and Migrant Children: The Role of Nonprofits; 17 A Framework for the Care of Unaccompanied Children; Part VI: Looking into the Future. 18 Home Country Farewell: The Withering of Immigrants' "Transnational" Ties19 Is There a Looming Period of Liminality for Race and Ethnicity in the United States?; References; Contributors; Index.|
- Children of immigrants.
- Emigration and immigration.
- Social conditions.
- Social work with immigrants.
- United States.
- Social welfare & social services -- USA.
- Refugees & political asylum -- USA.
- Migration, immigration & emigration -- USA.
- Central government policies -- USA.