Immigrant Perceptions of U.S.-Born Receptivity and the Shaping of American Identity.

Jones-Correa, Michael, 1965-

Marrow, Helen B.

Okamoto, Dina G.

Tropp, Linda R.


  • Despite ideals grounding American identity in principles and ideas, most U.S. citizens continue to believe that they are rooted at least in part in ascriptive characteristics such as religion, race, or language. Research suggests that these views shape attitudes toward immigrants, and that nonwhite and non-Christian immigrants may therefore be less likely to feel American. Drawing on survey ... read more
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  • Michael Jones-Correa, Helen B. Marrow, Dina G. Okamoto, Linda R. Tropp. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences Aug 2018, 4 (5) 47-80; DOI: 10.7758/RSF.2018.4.5.03.
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