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Table of Contents List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Nine Stories Who They Are and Why They Come The Origins of Immigration Immigrants and Their Types Overview Moving: Patterns of Immigrant Settlement and Spatial Mobility The Pioneers Following in the Footsteps Contemporary Settlement Patterns: A Map of Immigrant America Locational Decisions of Immigrant Groups Preferred Places Conclusion: The Pros and Cons of Spatial Concentration Making It in America: Occupational and Economic Adaptation Immigrants in the American Economy Explaining the Differences: Modes of Incorporation From Immigrants to Ethnics: Identity, Citizenship, and Political Participation Immigrant Politics at the Turn of the Century Immigrant Politics Today Making it Count: Citizenship Acquisition The Future of Immigrant Politics Variations within a Theme Conclusion A Foreign World: Immigration, Mental Health, and Acculturation Travel and Travail Marginality and Freedom Early Psychopathology: The Eugenics Approach to Mental Illness From Nationality to Class and Context: The Changed Etiology of Mental Illness Immigrants and Refugees: Contemporary Trends Contexts of Incorporation: Mental Health and Help-Seeking Acculturation and Its Discontents Immigration and Incarceration Acculturation and Perceptions of Discrimination Conclusion: The Major Determinants of Immigrant Psychology Learning the Ropes: Language and Education Patterns of English Language Acquisition in the United States Language Diversity and Resilience in the United States Today Assimilation and Linguistic Pluralism in America Conclusion Growing Up American: The New Second Generation The New Second Generation at a Glance Parental Human Capital and Modes of Incorporation The Children of Immigrants Longitudinal Study (CILS) Where They Grow Up: Challenges to Second Generation Adaptation Confronting the Challenge Segmented Assimilation in Early Adulthood Conclusion Religion: The Enduring Presence Yesterday and Today Religion and Modes of Incorporation Religious Diversity and Change Religion and Transnationalism Religion and the Second Generation Religion: Linear and Reactive The Mexican Experience Islam Conclusion Figures Tables Notes References
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Immigrants -- United States -- History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History.
Americanization -- History.