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To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation

Author: Bill Ong Hing
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1997.
Series: Critical America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hing considers immigration in the context of the global economy, the American national economy, and hard facts about downsizing, employment, and job loss.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Ong Hing
ISBN: 0814735231 9780814735237 0814736092 9780814736098
OCLC Number: 35558966
Description: xi, 243 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: A superior multicultural experience --
A nation of immigrants, a history of nativism --
Mi cliente y amigo Rodolfo Martinez Padilla --
Searching for the truth about immigrants and jobs --
How much do immigrants cost? The methodology wars --
Contextualizing immigration --
Low-wage immigrants and African Americans --
Beyond the economic debate : the cultural complaint --
The challenge to cultural pluralists : inter-ethnic group conflict and separatism --
A new way of looking at America --
Back to superior.
Series Title: Critical America.
Responsibility: Bill Ong Hing.
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