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Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo


Resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and gender is one of the fundamental social categories anchoring and shaping immigration patterns. Yet the intersection of gender and immigration has received little attention in contemporary social science literature and immigration research. This book brings together some of the best work in this area, including chapters by pioneers who have logged nearly two decades in the field of gender and immigration, and new empirical work by both young scholars and well- ... More

Keywords: resurgent immigration, United States, gender, immigration patterns, social categories, social science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780520225619
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520225619.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, editor

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Part One Introduction

Chapter 1 Gender and Immigration

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Part Two Gender and Employment

Part Three Engendering Racial and Ethnic Identities

Chapter 10 Gendered Geographies of Home

Maura I. Toro-Morn, and Marixsa Alicea

Part Four Gender, Generation, and Immigration

Chapter 11 De madres a hijas

Gloria González-López

Chapter 12 Raising Children, and Growing Up, across National Borders

Barrie Thorne, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, Wan Shun Eva Lam, and Anna Chee

Part Five Gender, Citizenship, and the Transnational

Chapter 15 “I’m Here, but I’m There”

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, and Ernestine Avila

Chapter 17 “The Blue Passport”

Audrey Singer, and Greta Gilbertson

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