In this work, 19 scholars from a range of disciplines discuss New York's immigrant communities. They explore the interaction between economic globalization and transnationalization, demographic change, and the evolving racial, ethnic and gender dynamics in the city.Mrs. Clarke worked for a Jewish family who needed additional help on the weekends. ... particular predisposition toward domestic and health care work than it is to the fact that both areas expanded rapidly in New York in the 1970s and 1980s. ... This difference is mainly an outgrowth of skilled labor in construction and contracting, and marginal self-employment in jitney van, taxi, and car service driving.
|Title||:||Migration, Transnationalization, and Race in a Changing New York|
|Author||:||Héctor R. Cordero-Guzmán, Robert C. Smith, Ramón Grosfoguel|
|Publisher||:||Temple University Press - 2001|