Readings

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction  
2 Planning and Immigration Fainstein, Susan S. "New Directions in Planning Theory." Urban Affairs Review 35, no. 4 (2000): 451-478.

Amazon logo Johnson, James, Walter C. Farrell, and Chandra Guinn. "Immigration Reform and the Browning of America: Tensions, Conflicts, and Community Instability in Metropolitan Los Angeles." In The Handbook of International Migration: The American Experience. Edited by C. Hirschman, P. Kasinitz, and J. DeWind. Russell Sage Foundation Publications, 1999. ISBN: 0871542447.

Amazon logo Patrick, Joyce. No Fire Next Time: Black-Korean Conflicts and the Future of America's Cities. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003, chapter 1, and 6. ISBN: 0801488907.

Park, Edward J. W. "Friends or Enemies?: Generational Politics in the Korean American Community in Los Angeles." Qualitative Sociology 22, no. 2 (1999).

Amazon logo Hoch, Charles. 1988. "A Pragmatic Inquiry into Planning and Power." In Explorations in Planning Theory. Center for Urban Policy Research. June 1, 1996. ISBN: 0882851543.

Amazon logo Forrester, John. "Why Planning Theory? Educating Citizens, Recognizing Differences, Mediating Deliberations." In The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images and Challenges: 1950-2000. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0882851659.

Amazon logo Bobo, Lawrence. "Implications for Planners of Race, Inequality, and a Persistent 'Color Line'." In The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images and Challenges: 1950-2000. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0882851659.

Amazon logo Cortes, Ernesto J. "Racism and Deliberative Democracy." In The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images and Challenges: 1950-2000. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0882851659.

Amazon logo Sanyal, Bishwapriya. "Plannings Three Challenges." In The Profession of City Planning: Changes, Images and Challenges: 1950-2000. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0882851659.

DeFilippis, James. "The Myth of Social Capital in Community Development." Housing Policy Debate (1991).
3 Why Emigrate? The Immigration Experience Amazon logo Portes, Alejandro. "Socially Expected Durations and the Economic Adjustment of Immigrants." In The Economic Sociology of Immigration. Edited by A. Portes. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1995. ISBN: 0871546825.

Amazon logo Suarez-Orozco, Carola, and Marcelo Suarez-Orozco. Children of Immigration. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001, chapters 1-3. ISBN: 0674008383.

Bureau, US Census. Profile of the Foreign-Born Population in the United States: 2000 (2001): 1-17.

Amazon logo Suarez-Orozco, M. "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Assimilation but Were Afraid to Ask." In Engaging Cultural Differences. Russell Sage Foundation Publications, 2004. ISBN: 0871547953.

Recommended Readings

Tichenor, Daniel J. Dividing Lines: The Politics of Immigration Control in America. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2002, chapters 11-13.

Massey, Douglas S., Jorge Durand, and Nolan J. Malone. Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Mexican Immigration in an Era of Economic Integration. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 2002.

Alba, Richard, and Victor Nee. Remaking the American Mainstream: Assimilation and Contemporary Immigration. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2003, chapter 5.
4 Geography and Immigration in the U.S. Abu-Luban, and Judith Garber. "The Construction of the Geography of Immigration as a Policy Problem." Urban Affairs Review 40, no. 4 (2005): 52-561.

Amazon logo Sassen, Saskia. "A New Geography of Centers and Margins." In The City Reader. 3rd ed. Routledge, August 1, 2003. ISBN: 0415271738.

Burden, Amanda. The Newest New Yorkers 2000: Immigrant New York in the Millenium. New York: Department of City Planning, 2004. (PDF - 2.6 MB)

Logan, John. America's Newcomers. Albany: SUNY Albany, 2003.

Amazon logo Smith, James P., and Barry Edmonston, eds. The New Americans: Economic, Demographic, and Fiscal Effects of Immigration. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1997. ISBN: 0309063566.

Clarke, William, and Sarah Blue. "Race, Class, and Segregation Patterns in US Immigrant Gateway Cities." Urban Affairs Review 39, no. 6 (2004): 667-688.

Singer, Audrey. "The Rise of New Immigrant Gateways." Brookings Institute Working Paper (2004).

Recommended Readings

Winnick, Louis. New People in Old Neighborhoods. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press, 1990, chapters 4, 5, and 7.

Hayduk, Ron. Immigration, Race and Community Revitalization. Paper read at Aspen Roundtable on Comprehensive Community Revitalization, November 1 (1998).

Chan, Sucheng. "Long Beach, California, the Capital of Cambodian America." Chapter 1, and "How Massachusetts Became a Refugee-Friendly State." In Not Just Victims: Conversations with Cambodian Community Leaders in the United States. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003, pp. 56-70.
5 Immigrants in the Economy Amazon logo Pastor, Manuel. "Economics and Ethnicity: Poverty, Race, and Immigration in Los Angeles County." In Asian and Latino Immigrants in a Restructured Economy. Edited by M. Lopez-Garza, and D. R. Diaz. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 0804736316.

Amazon logo Waldinger, Roger, and Michael I. Lichter. How the Other Half Works: Immigration and the Social Organization of Labor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003, chapters 1-7. ISBN: 0520231627.

Anrig, Greg, and Andrea Tova. Immigration, Jobs, and the American Economy. New York: Twentieth Century Foundation, 2004. (PDF)

Bowles, Samuel, and Herbert Gintis. "Social Capital and Community Governance." The Economic Journal 112 (2002).

Immigrant Entrepreneurship

Amazon logo Gold, Steven J. "Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Customers Throughout the Twentieth Century." In Not Just Black and White. Edited by N. Foner, and G. Fredrickson. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. ISBN: 0871542595.

Kloosterman, Robert. "Immigrant Entrepreneurs in Advanced Economies: Mixed Embeddedness Further Explored. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 27, no. 2 (2001): 189-201.

Bonacich, Edna. "Making it in America: A Social Evaluation of the Ethics of Immigrant Entrepreneurship." Sociological Perspectives 30, no. 4 (1987): 446-466.
6 Gender and Immigration Amazon logo Shah, Sonia. "Presenting the Blue Goddess: Toward a National Pan-Asian Feminist Agenda." In Women Transforming Politics. Edited by C. J. Cohen, K. B. Jones, and J. C. Tronto. New York: New York University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0814715583.

Amazon logo Parrenas, Rhacel Salazar. Servants of Globalization. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001, chapters 2-7. ISBN: 0804739226.

Amazon logo Su, Julie A., and Chanchanit Martorell. "Exploitation and Abuse in the Garment Industry: The Case of the Thai Slave-Labor Compound in El Monte." In Asian and Latino Immigrants in a Restructuring Economy. Edited by M. Lopez-Garza and D. R. Diaz. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. ISBN: 0804736316.

Amazon logo Shukla, Sandyha. "Feminisms of the Diaspora Both Local and Global: The Politics of South Asian Women Against Domestic Violence." In Women Transforming Politics. Edited by C. J. Cohen, K. B. Jones, and J. C. Tronto. New York: New York University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0814715583.
7 Citizenship and Political Rights Virginia Harper-Ho. "Noncitizen Voting Rights: The History, the Law and Current Prospects for Change." Law and Inequality Journal 18 (2000): 271-322.

Tienda, Marta. "Demography and the Social Contract." Demography 39, no. 4 (2002): 587-616.

Peral, Rob. "Power and Potential: The Growing Electoral Clout of New Citizens." Immigration Policy in Focus 3, no. 4 (2004).

Amazon logo Sassen, Saskia. "Global Cities and Diasporic Networks." In Global Civil Society. Edited by H. Anheier. Oxford, UP: SAGE Publications, October 18, 2004. ISBN: 1412903076.

Amazon logo DeSipio, Louis. "Building America, One Person At a Time: Naturalization and Political Behavior of the Naturalized in Contemporary American Politics." In E Pluribus Unum? Edited by G. Gerstle, and J. Mollenkopf. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Publications, March, 2005. ISBN: 0871543079.

Amazon logo Guarnizo, Luis Eduardo. "On the Political Participation of Transnational Migrants: Old Practices and New Trends." In E Pluribus Unum? Edited by G. Gerstle, and J. Mollenkopf. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Publications, March, 2005. ISBN: 0871543079.

Amazon logo Levitt, Peggy. "Migrants Participate Across Borders: Toward an Understanding of Forms and Consequences." In Immigration Research for a New Century: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Edited by N. Foner, R. Rumbaut, and S. Gold. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. ISBN: 0871542617.

Amazon logo Takash, Paule Cruz. "Breaking Barriers to Representation: Chicana/Latina Elected Officials in California." In Women Transforming Politics. Edited by C. Cohen, K. B. Jones, and J. C. Tronto. New York: New York University Press, 1997. ISBN: 0814715583.

Chung, Angie and Edward Chang. "From Third World Liberation to Multiple Oppression Politics: A Contemporary Approach to Interethnic Coalitions." Social Justice 25 (3): 80-100, 1998.

Wong, Janelle. "The Role of the Community Organizations in the Political Incorporation of Asian American and Latino Immigrants." Conference in Race and Civil Society.
8 The Legacy of Race and Immigration Amazon logo Cornell, Stephen, and Douglas Hartmann. "Conceptual Confusions and Divides: Race, Ethnicity, and the Study of Immigration." In Not Just Black and White. Edited by N. Foner, and G. M. Fredrickson. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. ISBN: 0871542595.

Amazon logo King, Desmond. "Making Americans: Immigration Meets Race." In E Pluribus Unum? Edited by G. Gerstle, and J. Mollenkopf. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Publications, March, 2005, ISBN: 0871543079.

Hirsch, Arnold. "E Puribus Duo? Thoughts on 'Whiteness' and Chicago's 'New' Immigrations as a Transient Third Tier." Journal of American Ethnic History 23, no. 4 (2004): 7-44.

Maher, Kristen. "Workers and Strangers: The Household Service Economy and the Landscape of Suburban Fear." Urban Affairs Review 38, no. 6 (2003): 751-786.

Amazon logo Kasinitz, Philip. "Race, Assimilation," and "Second Generations," Past and Present." In Not Just Black And White. Edited by N. Foner, and G. M. Fredrickson. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. ISBN: 0871542595.

Amazon logo Jaynes, Gerald D. "Immigration and the American Dream." In Immigration and Race: New Challenges for American Democracy. Edited by G. D. Jaynes. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0300080050.

Passel, Jeffrey S., Randolph Capps, and Michael E. Fix. "Undocumented Immigrants: Facts and Figures." Urban Institute. January 12, 2004. (PDF)

Passel, Jeffrey S. "Estimates of the Size and Characteristics of the Undocumented Population." Pew Hispanic Center Report. March 21, 2005. (PDF)
9 Racialization and Racial Inequalities Amazon logo Joyce, Patrick.  No Fire Next Time: Black-Korean Conflicts and the Future of America's Cities. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003, chapter 1, and 4. ISBN: 0801488907.

Marks, Mara. "Race and Racial Attitudes a Decade After the 1992 Los Angeles Riots." Urban Affairs Review 40, no. 1 (2004): 3-18.

Amazon logo Winant, Howard. "Behind Blue Eyes: Whiteness and Contemporary US Racial Politics." In Off White: Readings on Race, Power and Society. New York: Routledge, 1997. ISBN: 0415913020.

Kim, Claire. "The Racial Triangulation of Asian Americans." Politics and Society 27, no. 1 (1999): 105-138.

Amazon logo Omi, Micheal, and Howard Winant. Racial Formation in the United States. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 1994. ISBN: 0415908647.

"Structural Racism and Youth Development Issues, Challenges, and Implications." Roundtable on Community Change Working Paper Series. The Aspen Institute, 2004.
10 Racial Coalitions in a Context of Increasing Diversity Amazon logo Castells, Manuel. The Power of Identity. 2nd ed. Cornwall, UK: Blackwell Publishers, November 1, 2003. ISBN: 1405107138.

Rogers, Reuel R. "Race-based Coalitions Among Minority Groups: Afro-Caribbean Immigrants and African-Americs in New York City." Urban Affairs Review 39, no. 3 (2004).

Amazon logo Espiritu, Yen Le. "Asian American Panethnicity: Contemporary National and Transnational Possibilities." In Not Just Black or White. Edited by N. Foner, and G. M. Fredrickson. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2004. ISBN: 0871542595.

Amazon logo Cruz, Jose E. "Interminority Relations in Urban Settings: Lessons from the Black-Puerto Rican Experience." In Black and Multiracial Politics in America. Edited by Y. Alex-Assensoh, and L. Hanks. New York: New York University Press. ISBN: 0814706630.

Amazon logo Suarez-Orozco, Carola, and Marcelo Suarez-Orozco. Children of Immigration. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001, chapter 4. ISBN: 0674008383.

Lawrence, Keith, Stacey Sutton, Anne Kubisch, Gretchen Susi and Karen Fulbright-Anderson. "Structural Racism and Community Building." The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change. Washington, DC: The Aspen Institute, 2004. (PDF)
11 Field Trip: Framingham  
12 Project Discussions  
13 Project Discussions (cont.)  
14 Project Discussions (cont.)