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What happened to the children who fled Nazi persecution

Author: Gerhard Sonnert; Gerald James Holton
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
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This book is the result of a four-year, in-depth study using social science methodology of those refugees who came as children or youths from Central Europe to the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, fleeing persecution from the National Socialist regime. This study examines their fates in their new country, their successes and tribulations.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sonnert, Gerhard, 1957-
What happened to the children who fled Nazi persecution.
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
(DLC) 2006044806
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Sonnert; Gerald James Holton
ISBN: 9780230601796 0230601790
OCLC Number: 560404564
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 265 p.) : ill.
Contents: Part I: Exodus --
Who Left and Why --
Through the Eyes of Children --
Destinations --
Part II: Advent --
Situation in the United States and Official Policy --
Organizations and Individuals Who Helped --
Arriving in America --
Part III: Settling In --
From Refugees to Americans --
The Children's Experience --
Part IV: Socioeconomic Achievements --
The Success of Former Refugees: An Analysis Using Who's Who --
The Big Picture: Representative Data about our Immigrant Cohort from the United States Census --
Refugees from Central Europe and American-born Jews: A National Jewish Population Survey Analysis --
Socioeconomic Status: Our Sample --
Part V: Partial Assimilation: Complex Identities --
Language Acquisition --
Elements of Distinctiveness --
Collective Identities: Ethnic Option vs. Universalism --
Part VI: Ingredients of Success --
General Conditions --
Distinctiveness Advantage and Cultural Capital --
Career Choice and Career Success --
Transmission of Social Status --
Other Effects: Family and Community Circumstances, Age at Arrival, Gender, and Identity --
Success out of Adversity --
Part VII: Anguish--Privatized Cost: Socialized Benefits --
Enduring Trauma --
Anguish and Achievement --
Individual Trajectories --
Part VIII: Epilogue: Lessons for Currents Refugees.
Responsibility: Gerhard Sonnert, Gerald Holton.
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