The place where the poor once thrived
- February 24, 2016
- Jennifer Lee, sociology professor, is quoted in The Atlantic Feb. 24, 2016
From The Atlantic:
The type of Asian immigrants who moved to San Jose “set up their children to be mobile,” said Jennifer S. Lee, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and the author of The Asian American Achievement Paradox. … “If you have a large proportion of an immigrant group who is highly educated and skilled, they create the ethnic institutions from which more co-ethnics can benefit, regardless of class,” she said.
For the full story, please visit http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/02/the-place-where-the-poor-once-thrived/470667/.
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