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Democracy's Promise: Immigrants and American Civic Institutions

Janelle Wong - Political Science - 2008 - 289 pages
Given the massive demographic changes in the United States during the past few decades, understanding the place of immigrants in the public sphere has never been more critical ...
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A New Agenda in (critical) Discourse Analysis: Theory, Methodology, and ...

Ruth Wodak, Paul Anthony Chilton - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 321 pages
Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) has established itself over the past two decades as an area of academic activity in which scholars and students from many different ...
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Resisting Global Toxics: Transnational Movements for Environmental Justice

David Naguib Pellow - Science - 2007 - 358 pages
Every year, nations and corporations in the "global North" produce millions of tons of toxic waste. Too often this hazardous material -- inked to high rates of illness and ...
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Building on Strength: Language and Literacy in Latino Families and Communities

Ana Celia Zentella - Education - 2005 - 213 pages
This book offers an exciting new perspective on language socialization in Latino families. Tackling mainstream views of childhood and the role and nature of language ...
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The New Nativism: Proposition 187 and the Debate Over Immigration

Robin Dale Jacobson - Social Science - 2008 - 190 pages
“A very well-crafted, important book. I recommend it highly.” —Howard Winant, author of The New Politics of Race In 1994, California voters flocked to the polls in record ...
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America Beyond Black and White: How Immigrants and Fusions Are Helping Us ...

Ronald Fernandez - Social Science - 2009 - 296 pages
“This book is both powerful and important. Powerful for the testimony it provides from Americans of many different (and even mixed races) about their experiences. And important ...
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Crossing Over: Comparing Recent Migration in the United States and Europe

Holger Henke - Political Science - 2005 - 330 pages
Despite growing cultural and economic homogenization across the globe, the visible presence of immigrant communities stands out in many metropolises of the world. In almost all ...
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Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity, and Politics in Los Angeles

Lisa García Bedolla - Biography & Autobiography - 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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