TITLE

Introduction: Thinking Beyond United States' Borders

AUTHOR(S)
Drachman, Diane; Paulino, Ana
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Immigrants & Social Work: Thinking Beyond the Borders of the Uni;2004, Vol. 2 Issue 1/2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The United States social work literature on immigrants and immigration emphasizes one part of the migration process-the experiences of immigrants in this country. However, experiences in the country of origin that lead to emigration receive limited attention. Knowledge of the latter ultimately provides a context for understanding the immigration experience. This introduction, Thinking Beyond United States' Borders, presents the underlying ideas that provide the foundation for the discussions in this volume. It focuses on the interconnectedness between immigrants' country of origin and destination. Thus, a two-country perspective is embedded in this discussion and in the articles that follow.
ACCESSION #
21723689

 

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