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Demography (2007) 44 (3): 649–668.
Published: 01 August 2007
...Yinon Cohen; Yitchak Haberfeld Abstract Drawing on U.S. decennial census data and on Israeli census and longitudinal data, we compare the educational levels and earnings assimilation of Jewish immigrants from the former Soviet Union (FSU) in the United States and Israel during 1968–2000. Because...
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Demography (2006) 43 (2): 337–360.
Published: 01 May 2006
... 2011 © Population Association of America 2006 2006 Immigrant Woman National Health Interview Survey Male Immigrant Female Immigrant Black Immigrant References Antecol, H., P. Kuhn, and S. Trejo. Forthcoming. “Assimilation via Prices or Quantities? Labor Market Institutions...
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Demography (2001) 38 (3): 317–336.
Published: 01 August 2001
...Charles Hirschman Abstract An analysis of 1990 census data on the educational enrollment of 15- to 17-year-old immigrants to the United States provides partial support for predictions from both the segmented-assimilation hypothesis and the immigrant optimism hypothesis. Most immigrant adolescents...
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Demography (2005) 42 (3): 497–521.
Published: 01 August 2005
... of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Cuban ethnicity. In several respects, our findings confirm the central tenets of spatial assimilation theory: Latino residential mobility into neighborhoods that are inhabited by greater percentages of non-Hispanic whites (i.e., Anglos) increases with human and financial capital...
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Demography (1971) 8 (4): 459–480.
Published: 01 November 1971
... separation of ethnic populations impedes assimilation in that unique patterns of neighborhood structure come to characterize different ethnic populations, and changes in ethnic composition are reflected in changes in neighborhood social structures. References Allport Gordon W. ( 1954...
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Demography (2017) 54 (2): 571–602.
Published: 17 March 2017
...Marigee Bacolod; Marcos A. Rangel Abstract We study the economic assimilation of childhood immigrants to the United States. The linguistic distance between English and the predominant language in one’s country of birth interacted with age at arrival is shown to be closely connected to occupational...
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Demography (1967) 4 (2): 798–808.
Published: 01 June 1967
... adecuado control de la misma. Este trabajo sugiere que las tabulaciones para los nacidos fuera del pais por “año de llegada,” mejorarían la utilidad sociolóqica de los datos para grupos étnicos. Summary Studies of ethnic assimilation are frequently based upon status comparisons between the foreign born...
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Demography (2023) 60 (5): 1415–1440.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Andrés Villarreal; Christopher R. Tamborini Abstract Previous research on the economic assimilation of recent U.S.-born children of immigrants who form the new second generation has disproportionately focused on their educational attainment and other early-life outcomes. In this study, we examine...
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Demography (2016) 53 (6): 1979–2004.
Published: 21 November 2016
...Osea Giuntella Abstract This study explores the effects of assimilation on the health of Hispanics in the United States, using ethnic intermarriage as a metric of acculturation. I exploit a unique data set of linked confidential use birth records in California and Florida from 1970–2009...
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Demography (2008) 45 (3): 651–671.
Published: 01 August 2008
... of rapid intergenerational fertility decline (and convergence toward native levels). If confirmed, continued high Hispanic fertility could indicate a broader lack of assimilation into mainstream American society. In this paper, we reexamine the issue of Hispanic and Mexican fertility using an approach...
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Demography (2015) 52 (5): 1601–1626.
Published: 10 September 2015
...Julie Park; Stephanie J. Nawyn; Megan J. Benetsky Abstract Women in the United States have made significant socioeconomic advances over the last generation. The second generation of post-1965 immigrants came of age during this “gender revolution.” However, assimilation theories focus mainly...
Published: 24 August 2011
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Demography (2024) 61 (2): 463–491.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Linda Zhao; Lucas G. Drouhot Abstract Migration scholars have long regarded the trajectory of the third generation as a critical test of assimilation; however, scholarship to date has been limited and largely focused on socioeconomic attainment. In this article, we rely on a large dataset...
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Demography (2021) 58 (5): 1655–1685.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... It is, however, poorly understood where on the generational health assimilation spectrum children with one immigrant and one native parent (i.e., exogamous families) lie, to what extent family resources explain health assimilation, and whether the process of assimilation varies across health conditions. We seek...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 431–453.
Published: 01 August 1991
...Richard D. Alba; John R. Logan Abstract To investigate racial and ethnic diversity in suburbanization, we draw on two complementary theoretical traditions, which we label “assimilation” and “stratification.” Our analytic model is multilevel, and includes variables characterizing individuals...
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Demography (2010) 47 (4): 869–893.
Published: 01 November 2010
...John Iceland; Kyle Anne Nelson Abstract This article examines the ways in which mixed-nativity marriage is related to spatial assimilation in metropolitan areas of the United States. Specifically, we examine the residential patterns of households with a mixed-nativity—and, in some cases...
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Demography (2007) 44 (4): 865–881.
Published: 01 November 2007
...Ilana Redstone Akresh Abstract New Immigrant Survey-Pilot data are used to address the long-standing debate over whether immigrants to the United States assimilate economically. Using panel data and an individual fixed-effect specification, I find evidence indicating rapid economic assimilation...
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Demography (2008) 45 (1): 79–94.
Published: 01 February 2008
...John Iceland; Melissa Scopilliti Abstract This paper examines the extent of spatial assimilation among immigrants of different racial and ethnic origins. We use restricted data from the 1990 and 2000 censuses to calculate the levels of dissimilarity by race and Hispanic origin, nativity, and year...
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Demography (2009) 46 (3): 513–534.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., the reverse is observed among children in less wealthy families. These findings contribute in two ways to our understanding of the assimilation processes of children born to black immigrant parents. First, they show that there is a positive association between the number of immigrant parents in a family...
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Demography (1983) 20 (4): 461–489.
Published: 01 November 1983
...Barbara A. Anderson; Brian D. Silver Abstract Many scholars have asserted that extensive ethnic russification has occurred in Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union, but little effort has been devoted to making quantitative estimates of the extent of assimilation or of the differences among ethnic...