Table of contents for Immigrant America : a portrait / Alejandro Portes and Rubãaen G. Rumbaut.

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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.