Chapter 15. Immigrant Families in the US

  1. Jacqueline Scott,
  2. Judith Treas and
  3. Martin Richards
  1. Karen Pyke

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch15

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families

How to Cite

Pyke, K. (2004) Immigrant Families in the US, in The Blackwell Companion to the Sociology of Families (eds J. Scott, J. Treas and M. Richards), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999004.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631221586

Online ISBN: 9780470999004

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Keywords:

  • U.S. immigrant families;
  • social diversity;
  • structural diversity;
  • immigration;
  • new second generation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Social Diversity of Today's Immigrant Families

  • The Structural Diversity of Today's Immigrant Families

  • Theoretical Developments in the Study of Immigration and Immigrant Families

  • Gender Dynamics

  • The New Second Generation

  • Elderly Immigrants

  • Conclusions