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Survival of the knitted : immigrant social networks in a stratified world

Author: Vilna Bashi
Publisher: Stanford (Calif.) : Stanford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using immigrants' own words, Bashi shows how immigrants organize social networks that offer mutual financial and emotional support and help an entire ethnic group navigate systems of socioeconomic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vilna Bashi
ISBN: 9780804740890 0804740895
OCLC Number: 470618712
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 297-312.
Description: 1 vol. (XVIII-319 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: @fmct:Contents @tco4:List of Figures and Tables iii Preface: Contradictions in International Migration iii Acknowledgments iii @toc2:1 Networking the Globe 1 2 Globally Incorporating and Marginalizing the Black Caribbean 000 3 Hubs, Spokes, and a Culture of Reciprocity 000 4 Getting Smart About Getting In 000 5 Working and Networking 000 6 Deepening Network Footholds 000 7 "We Don't Have That Back Home" 000 8 Networks as Ethnic Projects 000 @toc4:Notes 000 References 000 Index 000
Responsibility: Vilna Francine Bashi.
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