“(Information) Poor, Huddled Masses"?
Chatman’s Contribution to Understanding Contemporary Immigrant Settlement Experiences
This article revisits Chatman’s information poverty theory in light of the settlement experiences of Black immigrants. We critically examine the factors that both shaped and limited Chatman’s theory, as well as how Chatman’s work both catalyzes and impedes our work as emerging scholars who study the interplay of information access and social inclusion among a marginalized immigrant population.
Pre-print first published online 5/25/2021
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