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Immigrant vulnerability and resilience : comparative perspectives on Latin American immigrants during the Great Recession / María Aysa-Lastra, Lorenzo Cachón, (ed.)

Contributor(s): Cachón Rodríguez, Lorenzo [ed.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2015Description: xii, 272 p. : taules, gràf. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9783319147963.Subject(s): Immigrants -- Estats Units d'Amèrica | Immigrants -- EspanyaMateria (POPIN): INMIGRANTES | INMIGRACIÓN LATINOAMERICANA | ESTADOS UNIDOS | ESPAÑAMatèria (POPIN): IMMIGRANTS | IMMIGRACIÓ LLATINOAMERICANA | ESTATS UNITS | ESPANYASubject (POPIN): IMMIGRANTS | LATIN AMERICAN IMMIGRATION | UNITED STATES | SPAINCDU: 314.7
Contents:
Chapter 1: Introduction: Vulnerability and Resilience of Latin American Immigrants During the Great Recession: Maria Aysa-Lastra, Lorenzo Cachon.- Part I Effects of the Great Recession on Latin American Immigrant Labor: Chapter 2: Native and Latino Employment During the Great Recession in the US and Spain: Lorenzo Cachon, Maria Aysa-Lastra.- Chapter 3: Unemployment and Nonstandard Employment Among Natives and Latinos in the US and Spain: Maria Aysa-Lastra, Lorenzo Cachon.- Chapter 4: Latin American Women During the Great Recession in the US and Spain: Sonia Parella.- Chapter 5: How are 'the Others' Doing? Highly Skilled Latin American Immigrants and Economic Crisis in the US and Spain: Cristina Bradata, Neeraja Kolloju.- Chapter 6: Confluence of the Economic Recession and Immigration Laws in the Lives of Latino Immigrant Workers in the United States: Cecilia Menjivar, Maria E. Echautegui.- Part II Understanding Immigrant Adaptation in Difficult Times: Chapter 7: Changes in the Perception of Latin American Immigrants in Host Countries During the Great Recession: Maria Angeles Cea D'Ancona, Miguel S. Valles Martinez.- Chapter 8: In Times of Uncertainty: The Great Recession, Immigration Enforcement, and Latino Immigrants in Alabama: Meghan Conley.- Chapter 9: Transnational Latin American Immigrant Associations in Spain During the Economic Recession: A Top-Down Model of Integration and Transnationalism at Stake?: Hector Cebolla-Boado, Ana Lopez-Sala.- Part III Linking the Effects of the Great Recession in Destination and Origin Countries: Chapter 10: International Migration and Employment in Latin America: Uncertain Times and Changing Conditions: Jorge Durand, Maria Aysa-Lastra.- Chapter 11: Economic Status and Remittance Behavior Among Latin American and Caribbean Migrants in the Post-Recession Period: Manuel Orozco.- Chapter 12: Great Recession, Migration Management and the Effect of Deportations to Latin America: Ninna Nyberg Sorensen.- Chapter 13: Increasing Vulnerability and the Limits of Resilience Among Latin American Immigrants: Maria Aysa-Lastra.
Summary: This book explores how the current sustained economic slow-down in North America and Europe has increased immigrant vulnerability in the labor market and in their daily lives. It details the ways this global recession has affected the immigrants themselves, their identities, as well as their countries of origin. The book presents an interdisciplinary dialogue as well as offer a transatlantic comparative perspective. It first focuses on the immediate effects of the Great Recession on immigrants’ employment. Next, it connects the experience of immigrants in the labor market with their experiences in the social arena in receiving societies. Coverage also explores the effects of the economic downturn on transnational practices, remittances and return of Latin American migrants to their countries of origin. This volume will be of great interest to faculty and graduate students who are interested in international migration studies from the fields of sociology, economics, anthropology, geography, political sciences, and other social sciences. It will also be of interest to professionals and policy makers working on international migration policy and the general public interested on the topic.
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Chapter 1: Introduction: Vulnerability and Resilience of Latin American Immigrants During the Great Recession: Maria Aysa-Lastra, Lorenzo Cachon.- Part I Effects of the Great Recession on Latin American Immigrant Labor: Chapter 2: Native and Latino Employment During the Great Recession in the US and Spain: Lorenzo Cachon, Maria Aysa-Lastra.- Chapter 3: Unemployment and Nonstandard Employment Among Natives and Latinos in the US and Spain: Maria Aysa-Lastra, Lorenzo Cachon.- Chapter 4: Latin American Women During the Great Recession in the US and Spain: Sonia Parella.- Chapter 5: How are 'the Others' Doing? Highly Skilled Latin American Immigrants and Economic Crisis in the US and Spain: Cristina Bradata, Neeraja Kolloju.- Chapter 6: Confluence of the Economic Recession and Immigration Laws in the Lives of Latino Immigrant Workers in the United States: Cecilia Menjivar, Maria E. Echautegui.- Part II Understanding Immigrant Adaptation in Difficult Times: Chapter 7: Changes in the Perception of Latin American Immigrants in Host Countries During the Great Recession: Maria Angeles Cea D'Ancona, Miguel S. Valles Martinez.- Chapter 8: In Times of Uncertainty: The Great Recession, Immigration Enforcement, and Latino Immigrants in Alabama: Meghan Conley.- Chapter 9: Transnational Latin American Immigrant Associations in Spain During the Economic Recession: A Top-Down Model of Integration and Transnationalism at Stake?: Hector Cebolla-Boado, Ana Lopez-Sala.- Part III Linking the Effects of the Great Recession in Destination and Origin Countries: Chapter 10: International Migration and Employment in Latin America: Uncertain Times and Changing Conditions: Jorge Durand, Maria Aysa-Lastra.- Chapter 11: Economic Status and Remittance Behavior Among Latin American and Caribbean Migrants in the Post-Recession Period: Manuel Orozco.- Chapter 12: Great Recession, Migration Management and the Effect of Deportations to Latin America: Ninna Nyberg Sorensen.- Chapter 13: Increasing Vulnerability and the Limits of Resilience Among Latin American Immigrants: Maria Aysa-Lastra.

This book explores how the current sustained economic slow-down in North America and Europe has increased immigrant vulnerability in the labor market and in their daily lives. It details the ways this global recession has affected the immigrants themselves, their identities, as well as their countries of origin. The book presents an interdisciplinary dialogue as well as offer a transatlantic comparative perspective. It first focuses on the immediate effects of the Great Recession on immigrants’ employment. Next, it connects the experience of immigrants in the labor market with their experiences in the social arena in receiving societies. Coverage also explores the effects of the economic downturn on transnational practices, remittances and return of Latin American migrants to their countries of origin. This volume will be of great interest to faculty and graduate students who are interested in international migration studies from the fields of sociology, economics, anthropology, geography, political sciences, and other social sciences. It will also be of interest to professionals and policy makers working on international migration policy and the general public interested on the topic.

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