Reshaping Ethnic Relations: Immigrants in a Divided City
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BeschreibungWhat happens when people from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds come together to live and work in the same neighborhood? This book looks at the interaction of immigrant populations in three Philadelphia neighborhoods. It considers five primary groups - whites, African Americans, Puerto Ricans, Koreans, and Eastern Europeans.
InhaltsverzeichnisMaps Acknowledgments 1. Introduction Part I: The Citywide Context 2. The Political Economy of Philadelphia 3. The Effects of New Immigration on Social Categories and Human-Relations Institutions Part II: Life in the Neighborhoods 4. Neighborhood Structures and Community Organizations 5. Everyday Activities: Personal Ties and Structured Institutions 6. Focus Events Part III: Restructuring Diversity 7. Simultaneous Contradictions 8. Strategies for Action Notes Bibliography Index
PortraitJudith Goode is Professor of Anthropology and Affiliated Professor of Geography and Urban Studies at Temple University. She has co-authored several books on topics related to urban anthropology, including "The Anthropology of the City."
Pressestimmen"[A] more realistic representation of the increasingly diverse nature of life in American cities." - International Migration Review
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: TEMPLE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 1994
Seitenanzahl: 296 Seiten