Immigrant Geographies of North American Cities

Paperback | July 5, 2011

EditorCarlos Teixeira, Wei Li, Audrey Kobayashi

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Audrey Kobayashi is a 2011 Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada.Honoured at the 2012 Geographical Perspectives on Women (GPOW) Book Event with the Association of American Geographers (AAG). Bringing together an impressive group of expert contributors from Canada and the US, this groundbreaking collection examines issues of immigration, migration, and settlement from a unique geographical perspective. Featuring original research by both Canadian and American scholars, ImmigrantGeographies of North American Cities fills a significant gap in the existing literature on immigration. This comparative approach gives readers a deep understanding of the complex social, spatial, economic, and political factors that affect immigration policies and immigrants' experiences in theevolving urban landscapes of North America.

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Audrey Kobayashi is a 2011 Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada.Honoured at the 2012 Geographical Perspectives on Women (GPOW) Book Event with the Association of American Geographers (AAG). Bringing together an impressive group of expert contributors from Canada and the US, this groundbreaking collection examines issues of immigratio...

Carlos Teixeira received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the Universite du Quebec and his Ph.D. in geography at York University. Dr. Teixeira's research interests include urban and social geography, with an emphasis on migration processes, community formation, housing and neighbourhood change, ethnic entrepreneurship, and the social structure ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.76 inPublished:July 5, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Audrey Kobayashi, Wei Li, and Carlos Teixeira: Introduction: Immigrant Geographies: Issues and DebatesPart I: The 'Internationalization' of North American Cities and Suburbs1. Helga Leitner and Valerie Preston: Going Local: Canadian and American Immigration Policy in the New Century2. Dirk Hoerder and Scott Walker: Immigration Trends in the United States and Canada: A Historical PerspectivePart II: The Imprint of Immigration in North American Cities and Suburbs3. Robert A. Murdie and Emily Skop: Immigration and Urban and Suburban Settlements4. Joe Darden and Eric Fong: The Spatial Segregation and Socioeconomic Inequality of Immigrant Groups5. Thomas Carter and Domenic Vitiello: Immigrants, Refugees, and Housing6. Lucia Lo and Wei Li: Economic Experiences of Immigrants7. Brian Ray and Damaris Rose: How Gender Matters to Immigration and Settlement in Canadian and US Cities8. Lu Wang, Elizabeth Chacko and Lindsay Withers: Immigration, Health, and Health Care9. Els de Graauw and Caroline Andrew: Immigrant Political Incorporation in American and Canadian CitiesPart III: Immigrant Groups in North American Cities and Suburbs10. Shuguang Wang and Qingfang Wang: Contemporary Asian Immigrants in the United States and Canada11. Thomas Boswell and Brian Ray: Contemporary Profiles of Black Immigrants in the United States and Canada12. Luisa Veronis and Heather Smith: Latin American Immigrants: Parallel and Diverging Geographies13. Susan Hardwick and Heather Smith: Crossing the 49th Parallel: American Immigrants in Canada and Canadians in the USJames Allen and Carlos Teixeira: Conclusion: A Review and Some Significant Findings

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"A range of truly innovative and cutting-edge research on immigration and its spatial dimensions in North America is presented here." --Dr Pablo S. Bose, University of Vermont