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New Italian Migrations to the United States
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New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Laura Ruberto and Joseph Sciorra

Abstract

This book challenges the conventional Italian immigrant narrative through a re-evaluation of the political, social, and cultural significance of Italian emigration to the United States in the second half of the twentieth century and the beginning of the twenty-first century. Interdisciplinarity and transnationalism serve as the book’s operating approaches to documenting and evaluating aspects of this underexplored history and analyzing how on-going Italian immigration to the United States relates to community development, politics, group identity, and consumerism. The essays in this collection ... More

Keywords: elite immigrants, immigrant replenishment, immigration reform, Italian Americans, Italian immigration, transnationalism, twenty-first century, working-class immigrants

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780252040955
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Laura Ruberto, editor
Queens College, CUNY

Joseph Sciorra, editor
Queens College, CUNY

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