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Networks of Contact

The Portuguese and Toronto

By Grace Anderson
Subjects Social Science, Multiculturalism, Emigration & Immigration
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Paperback : 9780889200067, 212 pages, May 1974

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Networks of Contact: The Portuguese and Toronto, by Grace M. Anderson

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Foreword | Charles Tilly

I Immigrant Success: How is it Achieved?

II The Portuguese Trickle Becomes a Steady Stream

III Leaving Behind the Homeland

IV Canadian Immigration Policy and Nonpolicy

V The New Job: A Stepping Stone or a Trap?

VI Channels and Gatekeepers Leading to the Present Job

VII Entering by the Back Door

VIII The Channel-Facilitators Model of Migration

IX The Portuguese in Multicultural Toronto

X The Unholy Grail



“We are making an interesting break with conventional sociology. ... In recent years sociologists, anthropologists, and other students of social behaviour have made considerable use of the network metaphor . .. as a peg, as a witching wand, and as a blueprint. ” –from the Preface by Charles Tilly