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Author Dashefsky, Arnold.
Title Americans abroad : a comparative study of emigrants from the United States / originally coauthored by Arnold Dashefsky, Jan Deamicis, the late Bernard Lazerwitz and Ephraim Tabory.
Imprint Dordrecht, the Netherlands : Springer, 2020.
Edition Second edition / with an updated introduction by Arnold Dashefsky, Karen A. Woodrow-Lafield and foreword by Steven J. Gold ; postscripts by David J. Graham, Chaim I. Waxman.

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Author Dashefsky, Arnold.
Subject Americans -- Foreign countries -- Psychology.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Psychological aspects.
Alt Name Deamicis, Jan.
Lazerwitz, Bernard Melvin, 1926-
Tabory, Ephraim.
Woodrow-Lafield, Karen A.
Gold, Steven J. (Steven James)
Graham, David J.
Waxman, Chaim I., 1941-
Description 1 online resource (247 pages)
Edition Second edition / with an updated introduction by Arnold Dashefsky, Karen A. Woodrow-Lafield and foreword by Steven J. Gold ; postscripts by David J. Graham, Chaim I. Waxman.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
References -- Chapter 2: International Migration: Sociological or Social Psychological Phenomenon? -- Migration and International Migration -- Sociological Versus Social Psychological Explanations -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 3: American Emigration: Past and Present -- Relationship Between Immigration and Emigration -- Emigration: A Parallel to Suicide? -- Overview of Data and Methods -- American Emigration to Australia -- American Emigration to Israel -- American Emigration to Canada -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 4: Motives: Why They Move
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Occupational and Instrumental Factors (Quadrant B)
Contents Intro -- Foreword -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- Acknowledgments to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments to the First Edition -- Contents -- Chapter 1: A Twenty-First Century Introduction to Americans Abroad -- The Context of Studying Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants -- Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants as "Rare Populations" -- Definitions for Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants -- Estimating Americans Living Abroad and US Emigration -- Current Estimates of Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants
Estimates of Foreign-Born US Emigrants Living Abroad -- Characteristics of Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants -- Diversity of Americans Living Abroad and US Emigrants -- Students -- Military -- Workers -- Retirees -- Famous and Infamous Americans Living Abroad -- Unauthorized Immigration and Emigration or Departure -- Motivations for Emigration -- Dynamics of Adjustment Abroad and Return Migration -- Perceptions of US Population About Living Abroad -- Transnationalism and Diaspora as Applied to Americans Living Abroad -- Trends and Projections for the Future -- Summary and Conclusions
Migration Selectivity: Background Characteristics -- Motivation and Migration in Four Quadrants -- Quadrant A-Self-Expressive: Alienation, Adventure, and Identity -- The Yanks in Australia: The Settlers -- The Sojourners -- The Olim -- The Pull of Enhancement -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 5: More on Motives -- Quadrant B-Self-Instrumental -- Working Holidays -- Romance -- Quadrant C-Others-Expressive: Family Ties -- Quadrant D-Others-Instrumental: Service Personnel -- The Views of Those Left Behind -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 6: Adjustments: How They Adapt -- Adjustment in Australia
Adjustment in Israel -- Challenges to Adjustment in Four Quadrants -- Work and Housing (Quadrant B) -- Community and Belonging (Quadrant A) -- Family Unity and Solidarity (Quadrant C) -- Service to Others (Quadrant D) -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 7: Toward a Model of the Migration Cycle -- The Model of the Migration Cycle -- Yanks and Olim: Similarities and Differences -- Summary -- References -- Chapter 8: Retention or Reemigration: Why They Remain or Return -- Return Migration -- Cross-Pressures of Remaining or Returning in Four Quadrants -- Marriage, Family, and Children (Quadrant C)
ISBN 9789402417951
9402417958
OCLC # 1148869105
Additional Format Print version: Dashefsky, Arnold Americans Abroad : A Comparative Study of Emigrants from the United States Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands,c2020 9789402417937.



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