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date: 20 July 2019

Ethnicity and US Neighborhoods 

Source:
The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Urban History
Author(s):
Jordan Stanger-RossJordan Stanger-Ross

Ethnicity is a concept employed to understand the experiences of immigrants and their children in relation to the wider mainstream of American society. Academic study of ethnicity has often focused on processes of integration, assimilation, or adaptation whereby newcomers ceased to be “foreign” and yet retained practices and networks that connected them, at least imaginatively, with their places of origin, even over multiple generations in the United States.... ...

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