Immigrant Enclaves and Ethnic Communities in New York and Los Angeles

  title={Immigrant Enclaves and Ethnic Communities in New York and Los Angeles},
  author={John R. Logan and Richard Alba and Wenquan Zhang},
  journal={American Sociological Review},
The predominant post-1965 immigrant groups have established distinctive settlement areas in many American cities and suburbs. These areas are generally understood in terms of an immigrant enclave model in which ethnic neighborhoods in central cities serve relatively impoverished new arrivals as a potential base for eventual spatial assimilation with the white majority. This model, and the ethnic community model, are evaluated here. In the ethnic community model, segregated settlement can result… 
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