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Author Aranda, Elizabeth M.

Title Making a Life in Multiethnic Miami : Immigration and the Rise of a Global City.

Imprint Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2014.

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Description 1 online resource (383 pages)
Series Latinos: exploring diversity and change
Latinos, exploring diversity and change.
Contents Book Title; Table of Contents; List of Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; 1-Immigration in the Age of Global Insecurity; Why Miami?; Why Focus on Human Security?; Central Argument and Conceptual Development of the Book; Globalization and the Creation of Neoliberal Environments of Insecurity; Origins of Exclusion in Miami; Immigrant Diversification and Multiethnicity in Miami, 1990s-2000s; Economic Polarization, Labor Market Segmentation, and Neoliberal City Policies; Cross-Border Imagination, Adaptation, and Belonging; Data and Methodology; Structure of the Book; Notes.
2-The Contexts of DepartureNeoliberalism and the Formation of Environments of Insecurity; Reasons for Immigrating to the United States; Conclusion; Notes; 3-The Context of Reception; Context of Reception and Its Sociolegal Dimensions; Securitization of Migration After 9/11; Categories of Admission and Psychic Insecurity; States of Belonging and Insecurity; Conclusion; Notes; 4-Inequalities and Perceptions of Social Mobility; Neoliberal Context of Reception; Globalization, Income Inequality, and Poverty in Miami; Occupational Segmentation and the Effects of Economic Restructuring.
Class Identities and Perceived Social MobilityExplaining Perceived Social Mobility Among Immigrants; Upward Social Mobility; Confounding Effects of Legal Status for Perceptions of Mobility; Perceptions of Downward Mobility Among the Highly Educated; Contradictory Class Location; Increasing the Standard of Living Through Unionization; Conclusion; Notes; 5-Politics, Membership, and Representation; Monochromatic Politics in a Multiethnic City; Conclusion: The Limits of Symbolic Representation; Notes; 6-Race, Discrimination, and Ethnic Rivalries; Racialization and Racial Meanings.
Segregation and the Color Line in MiamiEthnic and Racial Discrimination in Miami; Immigrant Disidentification and Counterframing; Conclusion; Notes; 7-Immigrant Emotions and Strategies of Co-Presence; Immigration, Emotions, and Ontological Security; Co-Presence as a Strategy; Overlapping Strategies of Co-Presence; Co-Presence and Translocal Social Citizenship; Co-Presence and Feelings of Well-Being; Conclusion; Notes; 8-Translocal Placemaking and Belonging; Felt and Pragmatic Home: The Attraction of Miami; Placemaking and the Importance of Home; (Re)Enacting and (Re)Experiencing Home.
Cultural Inclusion and ExclusionConclusion; Notes; 9-The Security of Home in a Global Era; When Translocal Social Citizenship Is Not Enough; Future of the Global City; Notes; References; Index; About the Book.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-359) and index.
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Subject Immigrants -- Florida -- Miami.
Latin Americans -- Florida -- Miami.
Multiculturalism -- Florida -- Miami.
Miami (Fla.) -- Ethnic relations.
Miami (Fla.) -- Emigration and immigration.
Emigration and immigration.
Ethnic relations.
Latin Americans.
Florida -- Miami.
Multikulturelle Gesellschaft
Miami, Fla.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Hughes, Sallie.
Saboga, Elena.
Other Form: Print version: Aranda, Elizabeth M. Making a Life in Multiethnic Miami : Immigration and the Rise of a Global City. Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers, ©2014 9781626370418
ISBN 9781626373815
Standard No. 40023526219