The Resource To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation, Bill Ong Hing

To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation, Bill Ong Hing

Label
To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation
Title
To be an American
Title remainder
cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation
Statement of responsibility
Bill Ong Hing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The impetus behind California's Proposition 187 clearly reflects the growing anti-immigrant sentiment in this country. Many Americans regard today's new immigrants as not truly American, as somehow less committed to the ideals on which the country was founded. In clear, precise terms, Bill Ong Hing considers immigration in the context of the global economy, a sluggish national economy, and the hard facts about downsizing. Importantly, he also confronts the emphatic claims of immigrant supporters that immigrants do assimilate, take jobs that native workers don't want, and contribute more to the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hing, Bill Ong
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
no index present
LC call number
E184.A1H54
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Critical America Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Immigrants
  • Acculturation
  • United States
  • United States
Label
To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation, Bill Ong Hing
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qg8sg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. A superior multicultural experience -- 2. A nation of immigrants, a history of nativism -- 3. Mi Cliente y Amigo Rodolfo Martinez Padilla -- 4. Searching for the truth about immigrants and jobs -- 5. How much do immigrants cost? the methodology wars -- 6. Contextualizing immigration -- 7 .Low-wage immigrants and African Americans -- 8. Beyond the economic debate: the cultural complaint -- 9. The challenge to cultural pluralists: interethnic group conflict and separatism -- 10. A new way of looking at America -- 11. Back to superior
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814744840
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782877989
  • (OCoLC)ocn782877989
Label
To be an American : cultural pluralism and the rhetoric of assimilation, Bill Ong Hing
Link
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt9qg8sg
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- 1. A superior multicultural experience -- 2. A nation of immigrants, a history of nativism -- 3. Mi Cliente y Amigo Rodolfo Martinez Padilla -- 4. Searching for the truth about immigrants and jobs -- 5. How much do immigrants cost? the methodology wars -- 6. Contextualizing immigration -- 7 .Low-wage immigrants and African Americans -- 8. Beyond the economic debate: the cultural complaint -- 9. The challenge to cultural pluralists: interethnic group conflict and separatism -- 10. A new way of looking at America -- 11. Back to superior
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (258 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780814744840
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)782877989
  • (OCoLC)ocn782877989

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