The Sociological Value of Christianity.Georges Chatterton-Hill

Edward L. Schaub
1913 American Journal of Sociology  
large and betrays a conscious attempt at literary effect. To the student of immigration, however, the carefully worked-out statistical charts and the employment of the criterion of the number of foreign born in this country for the purpose of comparing the new with the old immigration will prove helpful. Among the suggestive discussions in the book are the following: the interrelation of the volume of immigration with periods of industrial depression, both as cause and effect; and the influence
more » ... of the activity of steamship companies in augmenting immigration. The conclusion of Dr. Warne is that unless effective restriction measures are enacted by Congress the immigration from Russia, Austria-Hungary, Italy, and the Balkan peninsula will continue indefinitely, and that to preserve the American standard of living, the immigrant invasion must be regulated by adequate restriction. Two of the best chapters in the book, "The South and Immigration" and "Standards of Living," are condensed and revised from two previous books by the same writer.
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