Young children of Black immigrants in America changing flows, changing faces by Michael Fix

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Published by Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C .

Written in English

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  • Health and hygiene,
  • Immigrants,
  • Children of immigrants,
  • Africans,
  • Black Children,
  • Child development,
  • West Indians,
  • Children

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

Statementedited by Michael Fix and Randy Capps
LC ClassificationsHQ792.U5 Y685 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25356175M
ISBN 109780983159117
LC Control Number2012023829

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