Immigration and Work-Family Concerns

Author(s):

  • Chien-Juh Gu

Document type: Encyclopedia Entry

Appears in: Work and Family Encyclopedia

Year: 2009

Topic:

  • Work and Family
  • Other

Discipline:

  • Sociology

Abstract:

An important consideration in understanding issues of immigration, and their linkages with work-family concerns, relates to how immigration is defined, how subgroups of immigrants are classified, and key social policies that are oftentimes referenced when discussing issues relating to immigration. I provide a brief overview of these conceptual concerns below.

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