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Civic Hopes and Political Realities: Immigrants, Community Organizations ...

S. Karthic Ramakrishnan, Irene Bloemraad - Political Science - 2008 - 398 pages
"Many observers worry that America's increasing diversity is detrimental to civic life and political engagement. Civic Hopes and Political Realities boldly advances an ...
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Newcomers, Outsiders, and Insiders: Immigrants and American Racial Politics ...

Ronald Schmidt Sr., Rodney E. Hero, Andrew L. Aoki, Yvette M Alex-Assensoh - Political Science - 2010 - 322 pages
"The authors have done a commendable and impressive job of addressing a topic of long-lasting and increasing significance in U.S. politics." ---F. Chris Garcia, University of ...
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Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity, and Politics in Los Angeles

Lisa García Bedolla - Social Science - 2005 - 293 pages
This provocative study of the Latino political experience offers a nuanced, in-depth, and often surprising perspective on the factors affecting the political engagement of a ...
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Citizenship, Political Engagement, and Belonging: Immigrants in Europe and ...

Deborah Reed-Danahay, Caroline Brettell - Social Science - 2008 - 302 pages
Immigration is continuously and rapidly changing the face of Western countries. While newcomers are harbingers of change, host nations also participate in how new populations ...
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What Americans Know about Politics and why it Matters

Michael X. Delli Carpini - History - 1996 - 397 pages
Drawing on new data from extensive surveys, two leading experts in the study of public opinion and political behaviour provide a comprehensive analysis of the American public's ...
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The DREAMers: How the Undocumented Youth Movement Transformed the Immigrant ...

Walter Nicholls - Social Science - 2013 - 248 pages
On May 17, 2010, four undocumented students occupied the Arizona office of Senator John McCain. Across the country a flurry of occupations, hunger strikes, demonstrations, and ...
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