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Assimilation

Author: Kelly Barth
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: At issue., Social issues.
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From the Publisher: Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources  Read more...
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Assimilation.
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)762107882
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Barth
ISBN: 9780737746402 0737746408 9780737746419 0737746416
OCLC Number: 317921151
Description: 110 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1: United States should emphasize shared ideals / Tamar Jacoby --
2: America must embrace its melting pot heritage / Julia Quiroz-Martinez --
3: Assimilation brings lower status for minorities / Aviva Chomsky --
4: Immigration debate must focus on assimilation / Robert Samuelson --
5: Rational immigration policy is needed to achieve assimilation / Paul M Weyrich --
6: Melting pot requires diverse communities / Christian Science Monitor --
7: Government programs keep immigrants from assimilating / Stanley Renshon --
8: Dual citizenship erodes patriotism / Bruce Fein --
9: Dual citizenship negates the meaning of national identity / Peter Spiro --
10: Dual citizenship does not mean disloyalty / Paul Donnelly --
11: Dual-language programs produce bilingual students / L Lamor Williams --
12: Bilingual societies remain tense and divided / Richard D Lamm --
13: English language is not endangered / Leonard Pitts Jr --
14: Diverse America can be united / Stewart David Ikeda --
15: Businesses must market to a diverse society / Esther Novak --
Organizations to contact --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: At issue., Social issues.
Responsibility: Kelly Barth, book editor.

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From the Publisher: Greenhaven Press's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

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