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EthnoburbThe New Ethnic Community in Urban America$
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Wei Li

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780824830656

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.001.0001

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Anatomy of an Ethnoburb

Anatomy of an Ethnoburb

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(p.118) 6 Anatomy of an Ethnoburb
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Ethnoburb
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Wei Li

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824830656.003.0006

This chapter examines the characteristics of an ethnoburb in order to provide a theoretical explanation of the process of ethnoburb formation as well as a general portrait of the ethnoburb population. Focusing on the Chinese ethnoburb in Los Angeles, it considers where the area's Chinese immigrants originated and whether their arrivals were connected to major geopolitical developments in their countries of origin or to important immigration policy shifts in the United States. It also discusses the differences between an ethnoburb and a traditional ethnic enclave by comparing the San Gabrial Valley ethnoburb with Chinatown in downtown Los Angeles. Finally, it explores the socioeconomic status of Chinese immigrants in the San Gabrial Valley ethnoburb within the context of globalization, along with the internal stratification in the ethnoburb.

Keywords:   globalization, Chinese ethnoburb, Los Angeles, Chinese immigrants, immigration policy, ethnic enclave, San Gabrial Valley, Chinatown, socioeconomic status, internal stratification

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