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The accidental American : immigration and citizenship in the age of globalization

Author: Rinku Sen; Fekkak Mamdouh
Publisher: San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, ©2008.
Series: BK currents book.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Accidental American vividly illustrates the challenges and contradictions of U. S. immigration policy, and argues that, just as there is a free flow of capital in the world economy, there should be a free flow of labor. Author Rinku Sen alternates chapters telling the story of one "accidental American"--coauthor Fekkak Mamdouh, a Morrocan-born waiter at a restaurant in the World Trade Center whose life was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sen, Rinku.
Accidental American.
San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2008
(DLC) 2008022231
(OCoLC)221141440
Named Person: Fekkak Mamdouh; Fekkak Mamdouh
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rinku Sen; Fekkak Mamdouh
ISBN: 9781576758922 1576758923 9781609943080 1609943082
OCLC Number: 471127271
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 248 p.)
Contents: Introduction: coming to citizenship in a near-global age --
Leaving home --
Us and them after 9/11 --
Crimmigration --
Learning to organize --
Building a cooperative restaurant --
Scaling up throughout the industry --
Framing the immigration debate --
Growing a movement --
Dreaming globally --
Everybody means everybody.
Series Title: BK currents book.
Responsibility: Rinku Sen, with Fekkak Mamdouh.

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