Table of Contents:
  • The social construction of race in two immigrant eras
  • Immigrants and African Americans
  • Transnationalism old and new
  • Immigrant women and work, then and now
  • Being Black in London and New York : the Caribbean experience
  • Place matters : comparative perspectives on the West Indian migrant experience
  • Gendered transitions : Jamaican women in New York and London
  • How exceptional is New York? : immigration in contemporary urban America
  • Immigration past and present : some U.S.-Europe comparisons.