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American Dream Through the Eyes of Black African Immigrants in Texas

by Ami Moore UPA
Pub Date:
02/2015
ISBN:
9780761865063
Format:
Pbk 120 pages
Price:
AU$59.99 NZ$60.86
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This book investigates whether black African immigrants in Texas are achieving the American dream. During interviews with Moore, they reported that their lives in the United States had been, at best, incomplete. However, aware of the benefits of migration, they were willing to endure any challenges.

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1: Pre and Post Immigration Views of Black African-born Immigrants in Texas
Chapter 2: The American Dream as Defined by Black African Immigrants
Chapter 3: Black African Immigrants and the American Dream as Defined by James Truslow Adams
Chapter 4: Migrating out of the United States
Chapter 5: Future of American-born Children of Black African-born Immigrants
Chapter 6: Future of Black African Immigrants and the American Dream
Appendix
Bibliography

Ami R. Moore is associate professor of sociology at the University of North Texas, Denton. Her research interests lie in earnings differentials, health-related studies, and the effects of race, gender, and place of birth among immigrants in the United States. She was previously a Fulbright scholar.