Thursday, October 21, 2010

more of my bibliography

1. Race and Color: Jamaican Migrants in London and New York City
Nancy Foner
International Migration Review
Vol. 19, No. 4 (Winter, 1985), pp. 708-727
This article explores the significance of race among Jamaicans in New York City and London. What it means to be a black Jamaican, it is argued, depends on the racial context of the receiving area. Although in the United States and Britain Jamaicans face racial prejudice and discrimination, there are advantages to living in New York. Being part of the larger black population cushions Jamaican migrants in New York from some of the sting of racial prejudice and provides them with easier access to certain occupations and social institutions.

2.Law and Contemporary Problems
Vol. 21, No. 2, Immigration (Spring, 1956), pp. 382-400
this article is about the law that was started to choose which immigrants were allowed in the united states and the rules of selecting the immigrants during and after world war 2. Franklin D Roosevelt was president at the time and he allowed to men named McCarren and Walters start this law.

3..Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
Vol. 533, Trends in U. S.-Caribbean Relations (May, 1994), pp. 48-69
Emphasis is on the five major insular migrations arriving in the United States during this century: Cubans, Dominicans, Haitians, Jamaicans, and Puerto Ricans. This article also discuss the treaties and laws of immigration during and post world war 2 in the United states.

4.Oral History
Vol. 30, No. 2, Living with the Past (Autumn, 2002), pp. 49-59
Published by: Oral History Society
The memories of family and community in the childhood of Jamaican-born migrants to Britain and North America. This article discuss why these immigrants chose to migrate to the U.S. instead of Britian in the post world war 2.

Effects of the Immigration Act of 1965 on Selected Population Characteristics of Immigrants to the United States
Charles B. Keely
Vol. 8, No. 2 (May, 1971), pp. 157-169
Recent changes in immigration law have affected the characteristics of immigrants coming to the United States. The major changes in immigration policy contained in the 1965 Immigration Act, which amended the McCarran-Walter Act of 1952.

1 comment:

  1. These all look like good sources - have you found a course text?