Immigration and the arts: a theoretical inquiry

Paul DiMaggio, Patricia Fernández-Kelly

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    This paper proposes a systematic approach to the study of immigration and art by considering relevant theoretical concepts. We focus on the role of institutions and economic change as forces shaping the expressive alternatives of immigrants and their children.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1236-1244
    Number of pages9
    JournalEthnic and Racial Studies
    Issue number8
    StatePublished - Jun 21 2015


    • art
    • cultural incorporation
    • expressive entrepreneurship
    • immigrant assimilation
    • immigration

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Cultural Studies
    • Anthropology
    • Sociology and Political Science


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