Across generations : immigrant families in America / edited by Nancy Foner

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Subjects: Families--United States
Immigrant families--United States--Social conditions
United States--Emigration and immigration
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c2009
LC Classification: H, HQ
Physical Description: vii, 235 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction. Intergenerational Relations in Immigrant Families / Nancy Foner 1
1. Conflict, Coping, and Reconciliation: Intergenerational Relations in Chinese Immigrant Families / Min Zhou 21
2. Emotions, Sex, and Money: The Lives of Filipino Children of Immigrants / Yen Le Espiritu 47
3. Spare the Rod, Ruin the Child? First- and Second-Generation West Indian Child-Rearing Practices / Mary C. Waters, Jennifer E. Sykes 72
4. "Marry into a Good Family": Transnational Reproduction and Intergenerational Relations in Bangladeshi American Families / Nazli Kibria 98
5. Images of a Wounded Homeland: Sierra Leonean Children and the New Heart of Darkness / JoAnn D'Alisera 114
6. Caregiving across Generations: Aging, State Assistance, and Multigenerational Ties among Immigrants from the Dominican Republic / Greta Gilbertson 135
7. Parents and Children across Borders: Legal Instability and Intergenerational Relations in Guatemalan and Salvadoran Families / Cecilia Menjivar, Leisy Abrego 160
8. Negotiating Work and Parenting over the Life Course: Mexican Family Dynamics in a Binational Context / Joanna Dreby 190
About the Contributors 219
Index 223
Additional Authors: Foner, Nancy, 1945-
Notes: LCCN: 2008050313
ISBN: 9780814727706 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814727700 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780814727713 (pb : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814727719 (pb : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 276816839
ISBN/ISSN: 9780814727706
0814727700
9780814727713
0814727719