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Author Sonnert, Gerhard, 1957-
Title What happened to the children who fled Nazi persecution [electronic resource] / Gerhard Sonnert, Gerald Holton
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript xiv, 265 p. : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-256) and index
Introduction * Part I: Exodus * Who Left and Why * Through the Eyes of Children * Destinations * Part II: Advent * Situation in the United States and Official Policy * Organizations and Individuals Who Helped *Arriving in America * Part III: Settling In * From Refugees to Americans * The Children's Experience * Part IV: Socioeconomic Achievements * The Success of Former Refugees: An Analysis Using Who's Who * The Big Picture: Representative Data about our Immigrant Cohort from the United States Census * Refugees from Central Europe and American-born Jews: A National Jewish Population Survey Analysis * Socioeconomic Status: Our Sample * Part V: Partial Assimilation: Complex Identities * Language Acquisition * Elements of Distinctiveness * Collective Identities: EthnicOption vs. Universalism * Part VI: Ingredients of Success * General Conditions * Distinctiveness Advantage and Cultural Capital * Career Choice and Career Success * Transmission of Social Status * Other Effects: Family and Community Circumstances, Age at Arrival, Gender, and Identity * Success out of Adversity * Part VII: Anguish--Privatized Cost: Socialized Benefits * Enduring Trauma * Anguish and Achievement * Individual Trajectories * Part VIII: Epilogue: Lessons for Currents Refugees
Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access:World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 5, 2009). Access may berestricted to users at subscribing institutions
This book is the result of a four-year, in-depth study using social science methodology of those refugees who came as children or youths from Central Europe to the United States during the 1930s and 1940s, fleeing persecution from the National Socialist regime. This study examinestheir fates in their new country, their successes and tribulations
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Link Original 1403976252 9781403976253 (DLC) 2006044806 (OCoLC)68712356
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Children
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- United States
Jewish children -- United States
Child development -- United States
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Holton, Gerald James
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