Immigrant America: A Portrait (Paperback)

Immigrant America: A Portrait By Prof. Alejandro Portes, Prof. Rubén G. Rumbaut Cover Image
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This revised and updated fifth edition of Immigrant America: A Portrait provides a comprehensive and current overview of immigration to the United States, including its history, the principal theories seeking to account for its diverse origins, the main types of immigrants, and the various forms of immigrants' incorporation within American society.

With the latest available data, Immigrant America further explores the economic, political, regional, linguistic, and religious aspects of immigration. It offers detailed analyses of the adaptation process experienced by adult children of immigrants and adds an updated and expanded concluding chapter on changing immigration policy regimes both past and present.

About the Author

Alejandro Portes is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Princeton University and Research Professor of Law and Distinguished Scholar of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami. Rubén G. Rumbaut is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and founding chair of the American Sociological Association’s International Migration Section. They are the coauthors of Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation and coeditors of Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780520396296
ISBN-10: 0520396294
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: April 9th, 2024
Pages: 520
Language: English