America's 'Great Immigrants': An Analysis of Carnegie Corporation's Honorees, 2006-2015 by Amadu  Jacky Kaba

America's 'Great Immigrants': An Analysis of Carnegie Corporation's Honorees, 2006-2015

byAmadu Jacky Kaba

Paperback | July 7, 2017

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This book highlights the immense contributions that immigrants make to the greatness of the United States, especially during this period of extreme negative views of immigrants and anti-immigrant government policies. It examined the Carnegie Corporation of New York’s “Great Immigrants: the Pride of America” honorees from 2006 to 2015 and found that the 408 honorees during this period came from 87 countries and diverse professions. It also found that among the honorees are 24 Nobel Prize winners.

Several of the honorees studied at  Columbia University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University, Princeton University, Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Cambridge, the University of Chicago, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Southern California, and Yale University. Available data show that 122 (30 per cent) of these honorees had a total net worth of $113.4 billion.

The data also show that America will not be as productive and successful as it is today without the enormous contributions of immigrants. The data equally show that immigrants are among the most important employers and taxpayers in the United States.

Amadu Jacky Kaba is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Seton Hall University. Prior to returning to Seton Hall University in 2005, he worked with the late renowned political scientist, Professor Ali A. Mazrui (Post-Doctoral Fellowship), teaching and conducting research in the Social Sciences both at Binghamton University, State Uni...
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Title:America's 'Great Immigrants': An Analysis of Carnegie Corporation's Honorees, 2006-2015Format:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.33 inPublished:July 7, 2017Publisher:Adonis & Abbey PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:190911278X

ISBN - 13:9781909112780

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Table of Contents

Dedication

 

CHAPTER ONE

Introduction

 

CHAPTER TWO:

(Re)Conceptualizing the Brain Drain Phenomenon as Competition

 

CHAPTER THREE

Methodology, Data Availability, Reliability, and Limitations of this

Study

 

CHAPTER FOUR:

Findings/Results and Analysis

Gender/Sex

 

CHAPTER FIVE

Discussion

 

CHAPTER SIX

Conclusion

REFERENCES

APPENDIXES

Table A1. Name, Previous Country/Nationality, and Profession of

Carnegie Corporation’s “Pride of America” Honorees, 2006-2015

 

Table A2. “Pride of America” Honorees who are Nobel Laureates,

Field, Year, Race and Previous Nationality, 2006-2015

Table A3. Net Worth of Carnegie Corporation of New York’s

“Pride of America” Honorees, by Sex, 2006-2015

INDEX