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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
(DLC) 2006039366
(OCoLC)77004067
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vilna Bashi
OCLC Number: 607595684
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 319 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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