Holton, Gerald

Helping Young Refugees and Immigrants Succeed

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Gerhard Sonnert, Gerald Holton

Part I. Setting the Stage: The Historical Framework

2. Questions of Success: Lessons from the Last Great Immigration
Nancy Foner

3. Conceptual Frameworks for Obstacles to Immigrant Advancement: Perceiving Immigrants in the Context of Societal Change
Reed Ueda

Part II. Looking into the Past: Some Lessons from the “Second Wave”

4. Successful Young Refugees from Central Europe—Potential Lessons for Today
Gerhard Sonnert, Gerald Holton

5. The Second Wave and the American-Jewish Community
Nathan Glazer

6. Helping Young Immigrants/Refugees Become Entrepreneurs
Clark Claus Abt

Part III. Recent and Current Waves of Young Immigrants and Refugees

7. After the Cold War: Comparing Soviet Jewish and Vietnamese Youth in the 1980s to Today’s Young Refugees
Steven J. Gold

8. Second Generation Advantages: Recasting the Debate
Mary C. Waters

9. The Changing Role of Race and Ethnicity in the Incorporation of Refugees, Immigrants, and their Children
Philip Kasinitz

10. Young, Gifted, and West African: Transnational Migrants Growing Up in America
Marilyn Halter, Violet M. Showers Johnson

11. Mexican Immigrant Legalization and Naturalization and Children’s Economic Well-Being
Frank D. Bean, Susan K. Brown, Mark A. Leach, James Bachmeier

Part IV. Educating Immigrants

12. Schooling Pathways of Newcomer Immigrant Youth
Carola Suárez-Orozco, Francisco X. Gaytán

13. The Importance of Raising Mexican American High School Graduation Rates
Joel Perlmann

14. Increasing Concrete Knowledge and Community Capacity: How CUNY and other Institutions Can Help Reshape Mexican Educational Futures in New York
Robert Smith

Part V. Institutions Providing Aid to Young Immigrants and Refugees

15. Tapping the Potential of Refugee Youth
Robert J. Carey, Jane S. Kim

16. Reasons for Living and Hoping: Strangers No Longer
Julianne Duncan

17. Protection of Refugee and Migrant Children: The Role of Nonprofits
Annie Wilson

18. A Framework for the Care of Unaccompanied Children
Ken Tota

Part VI. Looking into the Future

19. Home Country Farewell: The Withering of Immigrants’ “Transnational” Ties
Roger Waldinger

20. Is There a Looming Period of Liminality for Race and Ethnicity in the United States?
Richard Alba, Hui-shien Tsao

Keywords: Social Sciences, Childhood, Adolescence and Society, International and Comparative Education, Sociology of Education, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology, Nature Conservation, Educational Policy and Politics

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