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Immigration

Author: Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Immigration is a topic on the minds of a large portion of Americans. To what extent are immigrants from Mexico and Central America different from their predecessors from, say, Italy, Poland, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780313348020 0313348022
OCLC Number: 221153914
Description: x, 206 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Ilan Stavants --
Preface --
1. Considerations --
The baby bust : Who will do the work? Who will pay the taxes? / Rodolfo O. de la Garza --
Proposition 187 : misrepresenting immigrants and immigration / Otto Santa Ana --
Face the nation : race, immigration, and the rise of nativism in late-twentieth-century America / George J. Sánchez --
Do home-country political ties limit Latino immigrant pursuit of U.S. civic engagement and citizenship? / Louis DeSipio --
Theses on the Latino bloc : a critical perspective / Rosaura Sánchez and Beatrice Pita --
pt. 2. Voices --
The coyote and the chicken / Luis Alberto Urrea --
A soccer season in southwest Kansas / Sam Quinones --
Gladys : an immigrant story / Ilan Stavans --
"Headed north" and "The runner" / Ramón "Tianguis" Pérez --
Conversations with Ilan Stavans / Rubén Martínez --
Selected bibliography --
Index --
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Series Title: Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Stavans.
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