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- Atria Books 2009; US$ 12.99
De inmigrante a ciudadano: Cómo obtener o cambiar su estatus migratorio en Estados Unidos La inmigración en Estados Unidos es un asunto complejo. Y al igual que cualquier otra meta que valga la pena, obtener la ciudadanía en este país exige muchísimo trabajo. Se enfrentará a múltiples obstáculos, pero educarse acerca del proceso es... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
When we think about what constitutes being a good citizen, routine activities like voting, letter writing, and paying attention to the news spring to mind. But in Citizen Speak, Andrew J. Perrin argues that these activities are only a small part of democratic citizenship?a standard of citizenship that requires creative thinking, talking, and acting.... more...
- NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00
Helen Heran Jun explores how the history of U.S. citizenshiphas positioned Asian Americans and African Americans in interlocking socio-political relationships since the mid nineteenth century. Rejecting the conventional emphasis on ?inter-racial prejudice,? Jun demonstrates how a politics of inclusion has constituted a racial Other within Asian American... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 69.95
Using a late-nineteenth-century California resort as a case study, Stacey Camp discusses how the parameters of citizenship and national belonging have been defined and redefined since Europeans arrived on the continent. In a unique and powerful contribution to the field of historical archaeology, Camp uses of the remnants of material culture to reveal... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2013; US$ 24.99
Fifty years after John F. Kennedy's death, we find ourselves enmeshed in an era of political division and cynicism, where politicians talk past one another and the spirit of ?Ask not what your country can do for you?ask what you can do for your country? is less visible than it should be. We seem to have forgotten that we?re all on the same team. Fortunately,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
In The Good Citizen, some of the most eminent contemporary thinkers take up the question of the future of American democracy in an age of globalization, growing civic apathy, corporate unaccountability, and purported fragmentation of the American common identity by identity politics. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The book from the interdisciplinary fields of queer theory, critical race theory, feminist political theory, disability studies, and indigenous studies to demonstrate that analyzing contemporary notions of citizenship requires understanding the machinations of governmentality and biopolitics in the (re)production of the proper citizen. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 26.95
In The Road to Citizenship , Sofya Aptekar analyzes what the process of becoming a citizen means for newly minted Americans and what it means for the United States as a whole. Examining the evolution of the discursive role of immigrants in the American society, immigrants? own understandings of naturalization, and the growing inequality in who gets... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
True Faith and Allegiance is a provocative account of nationalism and the politics of turning immigrants into citizens and Americans. Noah Pickus offers an alternative to the wild swings between emotionally fraught positions on immigration and citizenship of the past two decades. Drawing on political theory, history, and law, he argues... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 59.99
This edited work brings together top social scientists to examine the nature and quality of democratic citizenship from the perspective of political psychology. While scholars in political science, psychology, and mass communications have contributed to our understanding of democratic citizenship, they concentrate on very different dimensions of citizenship.... more...