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Grace Kao - Education and Immigration - 9780745648323 - V9780745648323
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Education and Immigration

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Description for Education and Immigration Paperback. Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. Series: Polity Immigration and Society Series. Num Pages: 232 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFFN; JNFR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 326.

Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants – who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. – it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into American society. 

This insightful new book explores the educational outcomes of post-1965 immigrants and their children. Tracing the historical context and key contemporary scholarship on immigration, the authors examine issues such as structural versus cultural theories of education stratification, the overlap of immigrant status with race and ethnicity, and the role of ... Read more

Shedding light on often misunderstood topics, this book will be invaluable for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate-level courses in sociology of education, immigration, and race and ethnicity.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
Series
Polity Immigration and Society Series
Number of Pages
232
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745648323
SKU
V9780745648323
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-50

About Grace Kao
Grace Kao is professor of sociology, education, and Asian American studies at the University of Pennsylvania Elizabeth Vaquera is assistant professor of sociology at the University of South Florida Kimberly Goyette is associate professor of sociology at Temple University

Reviews for Education and Immigration
"In a little more than 200 pages, Education and Immigration covers state-of-the-art knowledge in this field in a clear and structured way that will appeal to students, researchers, and interested readers on both sides of the Atlantic." European Sociological Review “Public debates about immigration become more contentious by the day. Yet, far too often, ... Read more

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