Anatomy of a New Ethnic Settlement: The Chinese Ethnoburb in Los Angeles

@article{Li1998AnatomyOA,
  title={Anatomy of a New Ethnic Settlement: The Chinese Ethnoburb in Los Angeles},
  author={Wei Li},
  journal={Urban Studies},
  year={1998},
  volume={35},
  pages={479 - 501}
}
  • Wei Li
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Sociology
  • Urban Studies
This paper proposes a new model of ethnic settlement, the ethnoburb. Ethnoburbs are suburban ethnic clusters of residential areas and business districts in large American metropolitan areas. They are multi-ethnic communities, in which one ethnic minority group has a significant concentration, but does not necessarily comprise a majority. The paper operationalises the ethnoburb model via an analysis of the demographic profiles and socioeconomic characteristics of the ethnoburban Chinese… 

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