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New from IMR: Migration Policies and Processes
The Winter 2016 edition of the International Migration Review (IMR) is now available online and in print through paid or institutional subscription. This edition includes a series of papers on trends and impact of migration policies, including a paper introducing findings...

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Keumjae Park of William Patterson University reviews Global Talent: Skilled Labor as Social Capital in Korea, by Bi-Wook Shin and Joon Nak Choi. The book examines how South Korea can work against its impending “brain drain” crisis by exploring four different groups of...

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Cheng-Feng Shih, of Tamkang University, reviews A Framework for Immigration: Asians in the United States, by Uma A. Segal. The book is about Asian immigration to the United States— specifically Chinese, Japanese, Indians, Filipinos, and Koreans. Topics focused on include background...

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Kyeyoung Park, of University of California at Los Angeles, reviews Civility in the City: Blacks, Jews, and Koreans in Urban America, by Jennifer Lee. While other scholars emphasize “Black-Korean tension,” this book argues that most merchant-customer interactions between Korean immigrant merchants and...

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Miriam Wenner of the University of Zurich reviews Rituals of Ethnicity: Thangmi Identities between Nepal and India, by Sara Shneiderman. In this in-depth ethnography, Sara Shneiderman researches the construction of ethnic identity of the Thangmi, a transnational community whose members have...

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Pyong Gap Min, Professor of Sociology at the Queens College and the Graduate Center of the City University, reviews Asian American Youth: Culture, Identity, and Ethnicity, by Jennifer Lee and Min Zhou. The book is mainly about the children of post-...

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