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Inheriting the city : the children of immigrants come of age / Philip Kasinitz ... [et al.]
Alternate Title Children of immigrants come of age
1st papercover ed
New York : Russell Sage Foundation, 2009
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  JV6600 .I64 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Children of immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Children of immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Physical Description x, 420 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
Note Originally published in 2008
Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-411) and index
Contents Introduction: Inheriting the city -- The worlds of the fathers and mothers -- Ethnic identities -- Family and neighborhood origins -- The school system as sorting mechanism -- The second generation goes to work -- Forming new families -- Culture matters -- Civic and political engagement -- Race, prejudice, and discrimination -- Conclusion: The second generation advantage
Alternate Author Kasinitz, Philip, 1957-

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