A Sociology of Immigration

(Re)Making Multifaceted America

  • Ewa Morawska

About this book

Introduction

This book proposes a new theoretical framework for the study of immigration. It examines four major issues informing current sociological studies of immigration: mechanisms and effects of international migration, processes of immigrants' assimilation and transnational engagements, and the adaptation patterns of the second generation.

Keywords

Assimilation children Generation immigration migration Nation sociology Transnational

Authors and affiliations

  • Ewa Morawska
    • 1
  1. 1.University of EssexUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230240872
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30882-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24087-2
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