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- DescriptionFrom 1870 to 1900, over half a million Russian Jews came to the United States. A century later, Jews from the Soviet Union are emigrating in large numbers - this detailed account describes the motivations of Jews for leaving their homeland and their adjustment to life in the United States.
- Author BiographyRITA J. SIMON is University Professor in the School of Public Affairs and the Washington College of Law at American University. A sociologist, she is editor of New Lives: The Adjustment of Soviet Jewish Immigrants in the United States and Israel and International Migration: The Female Experience, and coauthor of The Ambivalent Welcome: Media Coverage of American Immigration. She has also carried out a twenty-year study of transracial adoption. The major findings have been published in two books, Adoption, Race, and Identity and The Case for Transracial Adoption.
- Author(s)Rita J. Simon
- Date of Publication25/03/1997
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationWestport
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPraeger Publishers Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight442 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsLaminated cover
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