Immigration and citizenship in the twenty-first century (Book, 1998) []
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Immigration and citizenship in the twenty-first century

Immigration and citizenship in the twenty-first century

Author: Noah M J Pickus
Publisher: Lanham Rowman & Littlefield cop. 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text explores three related issues: the Immigration and Naturalization Services's historic review of its citizenship evaluation; proposals to alter the oath of allegiance and the laws governing  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noah M J Pickus
ISBN: 0847692205 9780847692200 0847692213 9780847692217
OCLC Number: 432888343
Notes: Índice.
Description: XXXIII, 237 p. 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I. The Meaning of Americanization Chapter 4 The Promise of American Citizenship Chapter 5 Citizenship in Theory and Practice: A Response to Charles Kesler Chapter 6 "Am I an American or Not?" Reflections on Citizenship, Americanization, and Race Chapter 7 Reviving Americanization: A Response to Juan Perea Part 8 Part II. Nationalism and Citizenship Chapter 9 Nationalism, Cosmopolitanism, and the United States Chapter 10 A National Solidarity? A Response to David Hollinger Chapter 11 To Make Natural: Creating Citizens for the Twenty-First Century Chapter 12 Why Naturalization Should Be Easy: A Response to Noah Pickus Part 13 Part III. Multiple Memberships? Chapter 14 Plural Citizenships Chapter 15 Why Immigrants Want Dual Citizenship (And We Should Too): A Response to Peter Schuck Chapter 16 Alienage Classification in a Nation of Immigrants: Three Models of "Permanent" Residence Chapter 17 Membership and American Social Contracts: A Response to Hiroshi Motomura Chapter 18 Index
Responsibility: edited by Noah M.J. Pickus.


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There may be no greater or more important gulf in contemporary America than that between the academy and the public over questions of immigration and citizenship. This collection of essays comes Read more...

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