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Published by Lexington Books in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


  • Small cities -- United States,
  • United States -- Emigration and immigration,
  • United States -- Population

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Richard C. Jones.
ContributionsJones, Richard C., 1942-
LC ClassificationsJV6465 .I46 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16768119M
ISBN 100739119192
ISBN 109780739119198
LC Control Number2007047336

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Immigrants Outside Megalopolis documents this trend with case studies including Hmong in Wisconsin, Iranians in Iowa, Mexicans in Kansas and Colorado, Vietnamese in coastal Louisiana, Mexicans in North Carolina and south Texas, Cubans in Arizona, Bosnians in upstate New York, Asian Indians in north Texas, and Ukranians and Russians in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Immigrants Outside Megalopolis is appropriate for all levels of scholars and students of geography and sociology."--BOOK JACKET.   Twelve American academics contribute 13 chapters to a text addressing the dynamic interaction between two processes--the formation of cultural landscapes and the negotiation of socioeconomic adjustment--as they pertain to particular immigrant populations in specific U.S. cities outside the major urban megalopolitan . Immigrants outside megalopolis: ethnic transformation in the heartland / edited by Richard C. Jones.

BosWash is a name coined by futurist Herman Kahn in a essay describing a theoretical United States megalopolis extending from the metropolitan area of Boston to that of Washington, D.C. The publication coined terms like BosWash, referring to predicted accretions of the Northeast, and SanSan (San Francisco to San Diego) for the urbanized region in Coastal California. Books shelved as immigrant-fiction: The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez, Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, The Namesake by Jhumpa. The Northeast megalopolis (also Boston–Washington corridor or Bos-Wash corridor) is the most populous megalopolis in the United States with over 50 million residents, the most heavily urbanized agglomeration of the United States, and the one with the world's largest economic output. Located primarily on the Atlantic Ocean in the Northeastern United States, with its lower terminus in the.   The second book is a July book entitled Indicators of Immigrant Integration that analyzes immigrant and second-generation integration .

Books shelved as immigration: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai, The Arrival by Shaun Tan, Front Desk by Kel. “‘An Anchor of Hope’: Perspectives on the Social Adjustment of Refugees and Prospects for Urban Development in Utica, New York” in Immigrants Outside Megalopolis: Ethnic Transformation in the Heartland. Richard C. Jones, Ed. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.   This novel tells the story of one immigrant family—Cameroonian immigrant Jende, who gets a job as a chauffeur for a Lehman Brothers executive, his wife Neni, who dreams of becoming a pharmacist, and their six-year-old son—trying to make it in an . The books below offer stories that originate with people who decided to come to America. Their stories are poignant, exciting, adventurous, pious, and reveal to the reader vital truths about the human experience. Each book that chronicles the story of immigration adds to the American story.