Table of contents for Remaking the American mainstream : assimilation and contemporary immigration / Richard Alba, Victor Nee.


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1  Rethinking Assimilation  1
2  Assimilation Theory, Old and New  17
3  Assimilation in Practice:
    The Europeans and East Asians  67
4  Was Assimilation Contingent on
    Specific Historical Conditions?  124
5  The Background to Contemporary Immigration  167
6  Evidence of Contemporary Assimilation  215
7  Conclusion: Remaking the Mainstream  271





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States Emigration and immigration Social aspects, Americanization, Immigrants United States Social conditions