Equity & Diversity

Follow Up: Immigrant Students

By Debra Viadero — June 07, 2000 1 min read

Here are some recent and forthcoming books that deal with children from immigrant families:


Legacies: The Story of the Immigrant Second Generation, by Alejandro Portes and Rubén G. Rumbaut, scheduled to be published in 2001 by the University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif., and the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City.


Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America, by Rubén G. Rumbaut and Alejandro Portes, also scheduled for publication next year by the same publishers. Both books describe results from a longitudinal study of 5,200 children from immigrant families.


The New Second Generation, edited by Alejandro Portes, published in 1996 by the Russell Sage Foundation.


Children of Immigration, by Marcelo Suarez-Orozco and Carola Orozco, slated for publication this year by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass.


Transformations: Immigration, Family Life, and Achievement Motivation Among Latino Adolescents, also by the Suarez-Orozcos, published in 1995 by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif.


Black Identities: West Indian Dreams and American Realities, by Mary C. Waters, published in 1999 by Harvard University Press.


From Generation to Generation: The Health and Well-Being of Children in Immigrant Families, a 1998 report by the National Research Council, published by the National Academy Press in Washington.

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A version of this article appeared in the June 07, 2000 edition of Education Week as Follow Up: Immigrant Students

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