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Attitudes Towards Immigration Reform In The United States: The Importance Of Neighborhoods, Noelle Makhoul Fcrh '12 Dec 2013

Attitudes Towards Immigration Reform In The United States: The Importance Of Neighborhoods, Noelle Makhoul Fcrh '12

The Fordham Undergraduate Research Journal

Americans are greatly divided over immigration reform. Public opinion literature provides multiple explanations for these attitudinal differences. One contention in the literature is that the amount of ethnic diversity in one’s neighborhood affects mass attitudes towards immigration reform. Within this literature, some scholars argue that ethnic diversity triggers more negative attitudes towards immigration. Others posit that ethnic diversity is associated with positive attitudes towards immigration. In this paper, I seek to contribute to this debate by exploring the role of ethnic diversity in one’s neighborhood in shaping public attitudes toward immigration reform. This study is based upon semi-structured ...


New York Domestic Workers: Non-Profits, Community Organizing And The Implementation Of The Domestic Workers' Bill Of Rights, Kathleen J. Adams Jul 2013

New York Domestic Workers: Non-Profits, Community Organizing And The Implementation Of The Domestic Workers' Bill Of Rights, Kathleen J. Adams

Urban Studies Masters Theses

No abstract provided.


This Land Is My Land: The Evolution And Future Of Urban Homesteading In The United States, Emma Brennan May 2013

This Land Is My Land: The Evolution And Future Of Urban Homesteading In The United States, Emma Brennan

African & African American Studies Senior Theses

No abstract provided.


Disaster From Above: New York City Teachers' Perceptions Of School Reform, Elizabeth Baker May 2013

Disaster From Above: New York City Teachers' Perceptions Of School Reform, Elizabeth Baker

African & African American Studies Senior Theses

No abstract provided.


Last Of The Bronx Giants: Mayoral Control, School Reform, And The Fate Of Bronx High Schools, Ben Delikat May 2013

Last Of The Bronx Giants: Mayoral Control, School Reform, And The Fate Of Bronx High Schools, Ben Delikat

African & African American Studies Senior Theses

No abstract provided.


Gentrification, Social Capital, And The Emergence Of A Lesbian Neighborhood: A Case Study Of Park Slope, Brooklyn, Carolyn R. Senn Apr 2013

Gentrification, Social Capital, And The Emergence Of A Lesbian Neighborhood: A Case Study Of Park Slope, Brooklyn, Carolyn R. Senn

Urban Studies Masters Theses

No abstract provided.