Irish Illegals: Transients Between Two Societies (Hardback)Mary P. Corcoran (author)
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This is the first field study of the kind of lives that the most recent Irish immigrants have in New York City today. Working alongside new Irish illegals, Corcoran learned about their employment problems, their social relationships, and their communities and ties to Ireland. Teachers, and students, readers interested in issues of identity and ethnicity, immigration trends and problems, and the history of the Irish in the United States will enjoy this easy-to-read, first-hand account.
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 496 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 14 mm
"Her methodology is scrupulous, and the text is engaging. Her work is an important contribution to contemporary immigrant and Irish-American scholarship."-Journal of American Ethnic History
?Her methodology is scrupulous, and the text is engaging. Her work is an important contribution to contemporary immigrant and Irish-American scholarship.?-Journal of American Ethnic History
?Using field research, the author has succeeded in achieving her original goal: to provide a full picture of her subject throught quantiative analysis. A valuable addition to the literature on illegal immigration and ethnicity. All levels.?-Choice
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