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

Author: Vilna Bashi Treitler
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. Stanford Univ. 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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vilna Bashi Treitler
ISBN: 0804740895 0804740909 9780804740890 9780804740906
OCLC Number: 836381771
Description: XVIII, 319 S graph. Darst 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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"Unlke previous scholarly efforts that focus on race and ethnicity, Bashi's book, in providing a broad view of West Indian migration to the United States, Great Britain, and Canada, draws on a Read more...

 
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