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UMass Amherst- Sociologist Suzanne Model’s New Book Examines Why West Indian Immigrants Succeed

A new book by Suzanne Model, a sociologist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, examines why West Indian immigrants enjoy more economic success than native-borne African Americans and finds that the key factor in this outcome is their self-selected immigrant status. The findings of the book, "West Indian Immigrants: A Black Success Story," are summarized in the November/December Issue of the journal Society. More...

11/20/08