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Gender and U.S. immigration : contemporary trends

Author: Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo; ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories anchoring and shaping immigration patterns. Yet the intersection of gender and immigration has received little attention in contemporary social science literature and immigration research. This book brings together some of the best  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo; ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0520225619 9780520225619 0520237390 9780520237391
OCLC Number: 888541061
Notes: Some chapters were previously published in various sources.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2005. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 393 pages)
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Chapter 1. Gender and Immigration: A Retrospective and Introduction --
Chapter 2. Engendering Migration Studies: The Case of New Immigrants in the United States --
Chapter 3. Strategic Instantiations of Gendering in the Global Economy --
Chapter 4. The Global Context of Gendered Labor Migration from the Philippines to the United States --
Chapter 5. Gender and Labor in Asian Immigrant Families --
Chapter 6. The Intersection of Work and Gender: Central American Immigrant Women and Employment in California --
Chapter 7. Israeli and Russian Jews: Gendered Perspectives on Settlement and Return Migration --
Chapter 8. Gendered Ethnicity: Creating a Hindu Indian Identity in the United States --
Chapter 9. Disentangling Race-Gender Work Experiences: Second-Generation Caribbean Young Adults in New York City --
Chapter 10. Gendered Geographies of Home: Mapping Second- and Third-Generation Puerto Ricans' Sense of Home --
Chapter 11. De madres a hijas: Gendered Lessons on Virginity across Generations of Mexican Immigrant Women --
Chapter 12. Raising Children, and Growing Up, across National Borders: Comparative Perspectives on Age, Gender, and Migration --
Chapter 13. "We Don't Sleep Around Like White Girls Do": Family, Culture, and Gender in Filipina American Lives --
Chapter 14. Engendering Transnational Migration: A Case Study of Salvadorans --
Chapter 15. "I'm Here, but I'm There": The Meanings of Latina Transnational Motherhood --
Chapter 16. Gender, Status, and the State in Transnational Spaces: The Gendering of Political Participation and Mexican Hometown Associations --
Chapter 17. "The Blue Passport": Gender and the Social Process of Naturalization among Dominican Immigrants in New York City --
Contributors --
Index
Responsibility: edited by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo.

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Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories shaping  Read more...

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