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Mary C. Waters is an American sociologist.

B.A. in Philosophy from Johns Hopkins University in 1978, an M.A. in Demography (1981) and an M.A. (1983) and PhD in Sociology (1986) from the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught at Harvard University since 1986 and is the M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.

Waters specializes in the study of immigration, identity formation and inter-group relations, with an emphasis on ethnic and racial identity among the children of immigrants.

She is noted for her concept of ethnic option, according to which the children and descendants of immigrants have the option of choosing whether or not to identify with the ethnicity of their ancestors. The term first appeared in her book Ethnic Options, Choosing Identities in America.

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Total Books: 7
Inheriting the City The Children of Immigrants Come of Age
2008 - Inheriting the City the Children of Immigrants Come of Age [Russell Sage Foundation Books at Harvard University Press] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674028036
ISBN-10: 0674028031
Genre: Nonfiction
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Black Identities  West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities
2001 - Black Identities West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities [Russell Sage Foundation Books] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780674007246
ISBN-10: 0674007247
Genre: Nonfiction
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Black Identities  West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities
2000 - Black Identities West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American Realities [Russell Sage Foundation Books] (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674000674
ISBN-10: 0674000676
Genre: Nonfiction
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From Many Strands Ethnic and Racial Groups in Contemporary America
1990 - From Many Strands Ethnic and Racial Groups in Contemporary America [The Population of the United States in the 1980s] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780871545275
ISBN-10: 0871545276
Genre: Nonfiction
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Ethnic Options Choosing Ethnic Identities in America
1990 - Ethnic Options Choosing Ethnic Identities in America (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780520070837
ISBN-10: 0520070836
Genre: Nonfiction
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Ethnic Options Choosing Identities in America
Ethnic Options Choosing Identities in America (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520068568
ISBN-10: 0520068564
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From Many Strands Ethnic and Racial Groups in Contemporary America
From Many Strands Ethnic and Racial Groups in Contemporary America [Population of the United States in the 1980s] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780871545435
ISBN-10: 0871545438
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