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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.
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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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Bashi, Vilna.
Survival of the knitted.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607595684
Online version:
Bashi, Vilna.
Survival of the knitted.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607804834
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vilna Bashi
ISBN: 9780804740890 0804740895 9780804740906 0804740909
OCLC Number: 77004067
Description: xviii, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Networking the globe --
Globally incorporating and marginalizing the black Caribbean --
Hubs, spokes, and a culture of reciprocity --
Getting smart about getting in --
Working and networking --
Deepening network footholds --
"We don't have that back home" --
Networks as ethnic projects.
Responsibility: Vilna Francine Bashi.
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