Session 35:
Language, Poverty, and Living Arrangements of Children of Immigrants

Thursday, May 1
1:30 PM - 3:20 PM
Hennepin
2nd Floor

Chair: Suet-ling Pong, Pennsylvania State University
Discussant: Kimberly Goyette, Temple University

  1. Language Proficiency and the Hispanic Dropout RateKarine S. Moe, Macalester College

  2. When Children Speak Different Languages: The Effects of Sibship Ordering and Family Life Cycle Stage on Children’s Minority Language Usage in Immigrant HouseholdsGillian Stevens, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hiromi Ishizawa, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  3. The Living Arrangements of African American and Immigrant Children, 1880-1990Stewart E. Tolnay, University of Washington

  4. One Step Forward, Two Steps Back: The Increase in Immigrant Child Poverty from 1970 to 2000Jennifer Van Hook, Bowling Green State University; Susan L. Brown, Bowling Green State University; Maxwell Ndigume Kwenda, Bowling Green State University

Other sessions on Migration and Urbanization