The Assimilation of Asians in Seattle

  title={The Assimilation of Asians in Seattle},
  author={Susan Wierzbicki},
The quick settlement in suburbs of many Asian newcomers to the United States has undermined traditional ecology theory that immigrants cluster first in older parts of central cities and only gradually disperse. This means that suburbanization may be losing some usefulness as a measurement of residential assimilation. This analysis compares suburbanization as a measure of assimilation to three other measures: homeownership, household density and homeownership combined with household density. The… CONTINUE READING


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