Skop, Emily

Dr. Emily Skop is a Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She holds a Ph.D from Arizona State University. She has been published in several journals including Professional Geographer, Urban Geography, and Journal of Cultural Geography.

Immigration and Settlement of Asian Indians in Phoenix, Arizona 1965-2011: Ethnic Pride Vs. Racial Discrimination in the Suburbs
2012 0-7734-2632-9
A sociological examination of the immigration patterns of Asian Indians to the suburbs Phoenix, Arizona from 1965 to the present. It explores their housing patterns, as well as methods of overcoming racial, ethnic, and class barriers to their acceptance as American citizens, while also trying to hold onto their native born heritage. There is a lengthy discussion of the sociology of space, human geography, community formation, and native customs being transformed or even lost.