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Gender and Migration. Polity Press (UK), 2016.
Identity and the Second Generation: How Children of Immigrants Find their Space, co-edited with Faith E. Nibbs. Vanderbilt University Press, 2016.
Following Father Chiniquy: Immigration, Religious Schism, and Social Change in Nineteenth-Century Illinois. Southern Illinois University Press, 2015.
Anthropological Conversations: Talking Culture across Disciplines. Altamira/Rowman and Littlefield 2015.
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Civic Engagements: The Citizenship Practices of Indian and Vietnamese Immigrants (with Deborah Reed-Danahay). Stanford University Press, 2012
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“Obituary: Robert Van Kemper,” American Anthropologist 116 (2014): 707-708
“Comment: Roberto Gonzales and Leo Chavez, “Awakening to a Nightmare: Abjectivity and Illegality in the Lives of Undocumented 1.5 Generation Latino Immigrants in the United States” Current Anthropology 53 (3), 2012, pp. 269-270.
“Experiencing Everyday Discrimination: A Comparison across Five Immigrant Populations”, Race and Social Problems, Volume 3 (4), 2011, pp. 266-279.
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“Twenty-First Century Gateways: Immigrant Incorporation in Suburbia” Migration Information Source, April 2008 (with Audrey Singer and Susan W. Hardwick)
“The Agency of Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Biographies of the Self Employed in Ethnic and Occupational Niches of the Urban Labor Market,” (with Kristoffer Alstatt), Journal of Anthropological Research, 63 (2007): 383-397.
“Remembering Anthony Galt”, Journal of Modern Italian Studies 12 (2007): 382-386
“Adjustment of Status, Remittances, and Return: Some Observations on 21st Century Migration Processes,” City and Society 19 (2007): 47-59
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“Introduction: Global Spaces/Local Places: Transnationalism, Diaspora, and the Meaning of Home,” Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power 13 (2006): 327-334.
“Political Belonging and Cultural Belonging: Immigration Status, Citizenship and Identity among Four Immigrant Populations in a Southwestern City,” American Behavioral Scientist, 50 (2006): 70-99
“Introduction: Migration, Identity, and Citizenship: Anthropological Perspectives,” American Behavioral Scientist (with Carolyn Sargent), 50 (2006): 1-8.
“Voluntary Organizations, Social Capital, and the Social Incorporation of Asian Indian Immigrants in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex”, Anthropological Quarterly, 78 (2005): 821-851.
“The Spatial, Social, and Political Incorporation of Asian Indian Immigrants in Dallas” Urban Anthropology 34 (2005): 247-280. (excerpt reprinted in Vincent Parillo, Strangers to these Shores (10th ed, 2011).
“French Canadians in the Kankakee Valley” for Illinois History Teacher, 12 (2005): 28-39.
“Costumes Familiares em Portugal e no Brasil: Paralelos Transatlânticos,” Revista População e Familia (Brazil), Volume 5, Fall 2003, pp. 127-152 (requested translation for republication of 1993 article with Alida Metcalf published in Continuity and Change)
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“From Ellis Island to JFK”: Comparison in Anthropology and History” Journal of American Ethnic History, Summer 21/4 (2002): 68-73.
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“In the Absence of Men.” Natural History, February, 1987, pp. 52-61 (reprinted in Anthropology 88/89: Annual Editions).
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“Portuguese Immigrants in France: Social Networks and the Structuring of ‘Community’,” with Colette Callier-Boisvert. Studi Emigrazione/Etudes Migrations, 46 (1977):149-203.
“Portuguese Emigration to Western European Countries, 1950-1975,” European Demographic Information Bulletin, 7 (1976):85-91.
“Foreword”, New and Old Routes of Portuguese Emigration: Uncertain Futures at the Periphery of Europe, edited by Claudia Pereira and Joana Azevedo (Springer Publications, Forthcoming)
“Material Culture, Memory and Commemoration: Family and Community Celebrations and Connections to ‘Home’ among Asian Indian Immigrants.” in Memory, Tourism and Migration, edited by Sabine Marschall. Routledge Press, 2018.
“The Perception and Experience of Everyday Discrimination among US Immigrants,” in Models for Practice with Immigrants and Refugees: Collaboration, Cultural Awareness and Integrative Theory, edited by Marta Lundy and Aimee Hilado. Sage Publications, 2018.
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“Migration: Anthropological Perspectives”. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2nd edition), Vol 15, edited by James D. Wright, pp. 422-426. Elsevier Publications, 2015.
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“Engaging the Public Sphere: The Civic and Political Incorporation of Post1965 Indian Immigrants” in What’s New about the New Immigration?: Traditions and Transformations since 1965, edited by Marilyn Halter, Marilynn S. Johnson, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright, Palgrave-MacMillan (2014)
“Preface” in Filhos de Engano: Amor, Sexualidade e Grupos Sociais no Alentejo by Isabel Marçano. Lisbon: Edições Colibri 2013
“Anthropology, Migration, and Comparative Consciousness”, Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses, edited by Rita Felski and Susan Stanford Friedman (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013)
Thinking about Dallas: Historical Themes, Neighborhoods, and Situated Art” Nasher XChange Tenth Anniversary Exhibition Catalogue, 2013.
“Engendering the Study of Immigration”, Immigrants in American History: Arrival, Adaptation and Integration, Volume 4, Elliott Barkan, eds., ABC-Clio Publishers, 2013.
“Anthropology and Migration”, Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, Immanual Ness, editor, Wiley Blackwell, 2013.
“Deciding to Jump: Immigration, Gender and Civic Engagement”, Global Migration: Challenges in the 21st Century, Kavita Khory, ed., Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012
“Migration, Gender, and Family”, The Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Migration, Marc R. Rosenblum and Daniel J. Tichenor, eds., Oxford University Press, 2012.
“The Spatial, Social, and Political Incorporation of Asian Indian Immigrants in Dallas” reprinted in Indian Diaspora and Transnationalism, Ajaya Kumar Sahoo, Michiel Baas and Thomas Faist, eds., New Delhi: Rawat Publications, 2012
“Immigrant Organizations and Scalar Positioning: Asian Indians and the Dynamics of Place in a Southwestern Suburban Metropolis,” IN The Location of Migration: The City and the Scale, Nina Glick-Schiller and Ayse Caglar, eds., Cornell University Press, 2011.
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“Afterword: Current Trends and Future Directions in Portuguese-American Studies”, In Andrea Klimt and Kimberly da Costa Holton, eds., Building Ethnic Communities: Portuguese Americans along the Eastern Seaboard. Dartmouth, MA: University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Center for Portuguese Studies, Portuguese in America Series, 2009.
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“Nancy Foner”, IN Biographical Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Vered Amit, ed., pp. 164-165. London and New York: Routledge, 2004
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“Bringing the City Back In: Cities as Context for Immigrant Incorporation”, IN American Arrivals: Anthropology Engages the New Immigration, Nancy Foner, ed., pp. 163-195. Santa Fe: School of American Research, 2003.
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EDITED ISSUES OF JOURNALS
“Global Space/Local Places: Diaspora, Transnational Practices, and the Meaning of Home,” Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Volume 13, Number 3 (2006).
“Migration, Identity and Citizenship,” American Behavioral Scientist, Volume 50 , Number 1 (2006) (co-editor with Carolyn Sargent).