The Resource Mexican immigrants in the labor market, Maria Luisa Amado

Mexican immigrants in the labor market, Maria Luisa Amado

Label
Mexican immigrants in the labor market
Title
Mexican immigrants in the labor market
Statement of responsibility
Maria Luisa Amado
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CCO
Dewey number
331.6/2720758231
Index
index present
LC call number
HD8081.M6
LC item number
A82 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
The new Americans
Label
Mexican immigrants in the labor market, Maria Luisa Amado
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-187) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mexican immigrants in the Atlanta job market -- The study -- Mexican immigrants in the "New South" -- The debate: strong versus weak network ties -- Y nosotras, qu? engendering immigrant networks -- Sociological perspectives on networks and job seeking -- Job-seeking and network ties -- Strong ties, settlement, and job seeking amongst Latin American immigrants in the U.S -- Immigrant women's networks: the salience of gender in network formation and development -- Investigating Mexican immigrants in Atlanta: field research and data collection -- Research setting and study participants -- Data collection -- Data analyses -- Profile of the informants -- Socio-demographic characteristics -- Migration history -- Network connections upon arrival in the host society -- Weak and strong ties in the immigrant network -- Redefining strong and weak ties -- Ties of paisanaje -- "El coyote" -- Dónde hay chamba? looking for a job in Atlanta -- Formal job-seeking strategies -- Men at work: informal job seeking strategies amongst male immigrants -- From braceros to braceras: informal job-seeking strategies amongst female immigrants -- The strength of strong ties: men's stories of paisanaje -- Hermanos que dan la mano: case study of an immigrant supported by his paisanos -- Ties that bind: relatives and friends as work links -- What matters is who you know -- Los esquinados: "free men" in a wild market -- The long and lonely road: case study of an immigrant without network ties in the U.S -- Street corner sociology: understanding la esquina as a job market -- Marginal paisanas: women's stories -- Unfulfilled dreams: case study of a woman who relied on weak ties -- Bound in the household and unbound in the market -- Gender matters -- Conclusion -- The debate: strong or weak ties? -- Who draws strength from strong ties? The significance of gender -- Social networks revisited -- Bibliography -- Appendix I -- Interview guide (Spanish version) -- English version -- Appendix II
Control code
ocn568006358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 208 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593322274
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b36002975
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)568006358
  • pebcs1593322275
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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