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Structuring Diversity: Ethnographic Perspectives on the New Immigration

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Through ethnographic research, sociologists and anthropologists explore the interaction of America's newcomers with established residents in six cities. Their analysis highlights the importance of class and power as immigrants interact in the workplace, at home, at school, and in community organizations.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Shaping of Diversity

Louise Lamphere

1. The Price of a Good Steak: Beef Packing and Its Consequences for Garden City, Kansas

Donald D. Stull, Michael J. Broadway, and Ken C. Erickson

2. On Machines and Bureaucracy: Controlling Ethic Interaction in Miami's Apparel and Construction Industries

Guillermo J. Grenier, Alex Stepick, Debbie Draznin, Aline LaBorwit, and Steve Morris

3. Life in Big Red: Struggles and Accommodations in a Chicago Polyethnic Tenement

Dwight Conquergood

4. Recent Economic Restructuring and Evolving Intergroup Relations in Houston

Jacqueline Maria Hagan and Nestor P. Rodriguez

5. Transcending Boundaries and Closing Ranks: How Schools Shape Interrelations

Judith G. Goode, Jo Anne Schneider, and Suzanne Blanc

6. The Politics of Diversity in Monterey Park, California

John Horton

Contributors

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780226468198
Editor:
Lamphere, Louise
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Editor:
Lamphere, Louise
Author:
Lamphere, Louise
Location:
Chicago :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Minorities
Subject:
Emigration and immigration
Subject:
Ethnic relations
Subject:
Immigrants
Subject:
United States Emigration and immigration.
Subject:
Immigrants -- United States.
Subject:
United States Ethnic relations.
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
v. 32
Publication Date:
19920831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
12 line drawings, 10 halftones, 16 table
Pages:
268
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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