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Barack Obama, the aloha zen president : how a son of the 50th state may revitalize America based on 12 multicultural principles

Author: Michael Haas
Publisher: Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, ©2011.
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With a foreword written by former presidential candidate Michael Dukakis, this book portrays President Barack Obama as a true child of Hawaiì and explains why he believes that America can achieve even more greatness by learning from the multicultural customs of the 50th state.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Barack Obama, the aloha zen president.
Santa Barbara, CA : Praeger, ©2011
(DLC) 2010035771
(OCoLC)658117495
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Haas
ISBN: 9780313394034 0313394032 1283317427 9781283317429
OCLC Number: 714891924
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 436 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; 1. Multicultural Barack Obama; 2. History of the Struggles of the Peoples of the Islands; 3. Public Opinion and Cultural Values; 4. The Multilingual State; 5. The Media: A Mixed Plate; 6. The Emergence of Local Literature; 7. Hawai'i Calls: Musics of the Islands; 8. Electoral Politics: Post-Racial?; 9. The Strength of Organized Labor; 10. Social Structure and Social Mobility; 11. Multiculturalizing Elementary and Secondary Education; 12. A University Searching for Identity.
Responsibility: Michael Haas, editor.

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