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Left out: trust and social capital among migrant seasonal farmworkers *.
December 15, 2006... Objectives. We analyze the levels of trust and social capital among an understudied group: migrant seasonal farmworkers (MSFW). MSFWs of today are likely to become the "Hispanics" of tomorrow, which means that understanding what affects the development of social capital of this group is...
Together they become one: examining the predictors of panethnic group consciousness among Asian Americans and Latinos *.
December 15, 2006... Objective. This article examines panethnic consciousness as it applies to the two fastest-growing minority groups in the United States: Asian Americans and Latinos. Given the challenges of diversity and immigration faced by these two communities, I examine the individual-level factors that...
Do Hispanic and Asian adolescents practice panethnicity in friendship choices? *.
December 15, 2006... Objectives. Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), we investigate whether Asian and Latino youth value racial boundaries more than ethnic boundaries. We evaluate the relative preferences of same-ethnic, same-race (but different-ethnic), and...
Immigrant intentions and mobility in a global economy: the attitudes and behavior of recently arrived U.S. immigrants *.
December 15, 2006... Objectives. In this article we develop a conceptual model connecting immigrants' objective circumstances to satisfaction with life in the United States, intentions with regard to naturalization and settlement, and concrete behaviors such as remitting and leaving the country. Methods. We...
Citizenship lessons from the past: the contours of immigrant naturalization in the early 20th century *.(Alien and Sedition Act of 1798)
December 15, 2006... Objectives. What were the determinants and patterns of naturalization in the first two decades of the 20th century? Low levels of citizenship acquisition among contemporary immigrants are frequently contrasted to the assumed rapid naturalization of prior European migrants, but in truth we...