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Brown Bodies, White BabiesThe Politics of Cross-Racial Surrogacy

Brown Bodies, White Babies: The Politics of Cross-Racial Surrogacy

Laura Harrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479808175
eISBN:
9781479843589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479808175.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Brown Bodies, White Babies contributes to an active field of literature on reproductive technologies while addressing understudied aspects of surrogacy within this scholarship. With notable ... More

The Children of Immigrants at SchoolA Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

The Children of Immigrants at School: A Comparative Look at Integration in the United States and Western Europe

Richard Alba and Jennifer Holdaway (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760949
eISBN:
9780814724354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760949.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores the twenty-first-century consequences of immigration through an examination of how the so-called second generation is faring educationally in six countries: France, Great Britain, ... More

Getting AheadSocial Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Getting Ahead: Social Mobility, Public Housing, and Immigrant Networks

Silvia Dominguez

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720776
eISBN:
9780814785072
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720776.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book tells the compelling stories of Latin-American immigrant women living in public housing in two Boston-area neighborhoods. It argues that these immigrant women parlay social ties that ... More

Global Mixed Race

Global Mixed Race

Rebecca C. King-O'Riain, Stephen Small, Minelle Mahtani, Miri Song, and Paul Spickard (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770733
eISBN:
9780814770474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770733.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Patterns of migration and the forces of globalization have brought the issues of mixed race to the public sphere in far more visible and far more dramatic ways than ever before. This book examines ... More

Intercultural CouplesCrossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Intercultural Couples: Crossing Boundaries, Negotiating Difference

Jill M. Bystydzienski

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799789
eISBN:
9780814723197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799789.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Despite the growing presence of intercultural couples in the United States and worldwide, their stories often go untold. This book provides a rare and comprehensive understanding of the ... More

Latino UrbanismThe Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

Latino Urbanism: The Politics of Planning, Policy and Redevelopment

David R. Diaz and Rodolfo D. Torres (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814784044
eISBN:
9780814724705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814784044.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The nation's Latina/o population has now reached over 50 million, or 15 percent of the estimated total U.S. population of 300 million, and a growing portion of the world's population now lives and ... More

The Lebanese DiasporaThe Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

The Lebanese Diaspora: The Arab Immigrant Experience in Montreal, New York, and Paris

Dalia Abdelhady

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707333
eISBN:
9780814705452
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707333.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The Lebanese are the largest group of Middle Eastern immigrants in the United States, and Lebanese immigrants are also prominent across Europe and the Americas. Based on over eighty interviews with ... More

Middle East Studies for the New MilleniuInfrastructures of Knowledge

Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Seteney Shami and Cynthia Miller-Idriss (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Few world regions today are of more pressing social and political interest than the Middle East: hardly a day has passed in the last decade without events there making global news. Understanding the ... More

New Desires, New SelvesSex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Gul Ozyegin

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

As Turkey pushes for its place in the global pecking order and embraces neoliberal capitalism, the nation has seen a period of unprecedented shifts in political, religious, and gender and sexual ... More

The Next GenerationImmigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

The Next Generation: Immigrant Youth in a Comparative Perspective

Richard Alba and Mary C. Waters (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814707425
eISBN:
9780814705384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814707425.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

One fifth of the population of the United States belongs to the immigrant or second generations. While the United States is generally thought of as the immigrant society par excellence, it now has a ... More

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