From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In by Jacob L. Vigdor
Published By: Lanham, Md. and Plymouth, U.K.: Rowman and Littlefield ISBN: 978-1-4422-0136-1 Date of Publication: 2009
Book Review Detail
Gordon Hanson of University of California, San Diego and NBER
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.3.719.r19 Review Pages: 766-67
Book Review Abstract
Gordon Hanson of University of California, San Diego and NBER reviews "From Immigrants to Americans: The Rise and Fall of Fitting In" by Jacob L. Vigdor. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins "Examines the experiences and the process of assimilation of immigrants to the United States between 1850 and 2007. Discusses an immigrant's decision; a historical overview of immigration to the United States; fitting in economically; fitting in linguistically; fitting in officially; fitting into the neighborhood; and joining the family. Vigdor is Professor of Public Policy Studies at Duke University. Index."