The social context of assimilation: testing implications of segmented assimilation theory.

@article{Xie2011TheSC,
  title={The social context of assimilation: testing implications of segmented assimilation theory.},
  author={Y U Xie and Emily K Greenman},
  journal={Social science research},
  year={2011},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={965-84}
}
Segmented assimilation theory has been a popular explanation for the diverse experiences of assimilation among new waves of immigrants and their children. While the theory has been interpreted in many different ways, we emphasize its implications for the important role of social context: both processes and consequences of assimilation should depend on the… CONTINUE READING