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Introduction. West Indian Migration to New York: An Overview / Nancy Foner
Gender, Work, and Residence
Early-Twentieth-Century Caribbean Women: Migration and Social Networks in New York City / Irma Watkins-Owens
Where New York's West Indians Work / Suzanne Model
West Indians and the Residential Landscape of New York / Kyle D. Crowder, Lucky M. Tedrow
Transnational Social Relations and the Politics of National Identity: An Eastern Caribbean Case Study / Linda Basch
New York as a Locality in a Global Family Network / Karen Fog Olwig
Race, Ethnicity, and the Second Generation
"Black Like Who?" Afro-Caribbean Immigrants, African Americans, and the Politics of Group Identity / Reuel Rogers
Growing Up West Indian and African American: Gender and Class Differences in the Second Generation / Mary C. Waters
Experiencing Success: Structuring the Perception of Opportunities for West Indians / Vilna F. Bashi Bobb, Averil Y. Clarke
Tweaking a Monolith: The West Indian Immigrant Encounter with "Blackness" / Milton Vickerman
Conclusion. Invisible No More? West Indian Americans in the Social Scientific Imagination / Philip Kasinitz.
This collection of original essays draws on a variety of theoretical perspectives, methodologies, and empirical data to explore the effects of West Indian migration and to develop analytic frameworks to examine it. (source: Nielsen Book Data)