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- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99
Must the strip mall and the eight-lane highway define 21st century American life? That is a central question posed by critics of suburban and exurban living in America. Yet despite the ubiquity of the critique, it never sticks--Americans by the scores of millions have willingly moved into sprawling developments over the past few decades. Americans... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1987; US$ 31.95
Most policy books confine their historical discussions to a relatively short time frame. This book offers a long-term historical analysis of American immigration policy. From Open Door to Dutch Door details current policy and its shortcomings. In addition, the book describes the four distinct phases of U.S. immigration policy since 1820, why these... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
On April 4, 1968, the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, depriving the world of one of the greatest moral authorities of the twentieth century. He was thirty-nine. King had achieved so much at such a young age that it is hard to believe that he has been gone longer than the... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 60.00
Taking a critical view of a venerated international principle, Randall Williams shows how the concept of human rights?often taken for granted as a force for good in the world?corresponds directly with U.S. imperialist aims. Citing internationalists from W. E. B. Du Bois and Frantz Fanon to, more recently, M. Jacqui Alexander and China Miéville, Williams... more...
- Zed Books 2010; US$ 35.95
Globalizing Citizens presents expert analysis from cities and villages in India, South Africa, Nigeria, the Philippines, Kenya, the Gambia and Brazil to explore how forms of global authority shape and build new meanings and practices of citizenship, across local, national and global arenas. more...
- Europa Law Publishing 2009; US$ 76.00
In this study the experience in the Netherlands with civic integration policies will be explained in a detailed and systematic way. In addition, the Dutch model of civic integration will be set against alternative national integration strategies as prevailing in some other immigrant receiving countries, particularly Belgium, Canada and the United States. more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
France is often depicted as the model of assimilationist or republican integration in the international literature on immigration. However, rarely have surveys drilled down to provide individual responses from a double representative sample. In As French as Everyone Else? , Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj provide a comprehensive assessment of... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2011; US$ 19.95
Something at the Texas detention facility is terribly wrong, and Tony Hefner knows it. But the guards are repeatedly instructed not to speak of anything they witness. In the Rio Grande Valley, one of the most poverty-stricken areas in the United States, good jobs are scarce and the detention facility pays the best wages for a hundred miles. The guards... more...