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Unsettled Americans

Unsettled Americans
  • Author : John Mollenkopf,Manuel Pastor
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-04-04
  • Total pages :344
  • ISBN : 9781501703942
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Summary : The politics of immigration have heated up in recent years as Congress has failed to adopt comprehensive immigration reform, the President has proposed executive actions, and state and local governments have responded unevenly and ambivalently to burgeoning immigrant communities in the context of a severe economic downturn. Moreover we have witnessed large shifts in the locations of immigrants and their families between and within the metropolitan areas of the United States. Charlotte, North Carolina, may be a more active and dynamic immigrant destination than Chicago, Illinois, while the suburbs are receiving ever more immigrants. The work of John Mollenkopf, Manuel Pastor, and their colleagues represents one of the first systematic comparative studies of immigrant incorporation at the metropolitan level. They consider immigrant reception in seven different metro areas, and their analyses stress the differences in capacity and response between central cities, down-at-the-heels suburbs, and outer metropolitan areas, as well as across metro areas. A key feature of case studies in the book is their inclusion of not only traditional receiving areas (New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles) but also newer ones (Charlotte, Phoenix, San Jose, and California's "Inland Empire"). Another innovative aspect is that the authors link their work to the new literature on regional governance, contribute to emerging research on spatial variations within metropolitan areas, and highlight points of intersection with the longer-term processes of immigrant integration. Contributors: Els de Graauw, CUNY; Juan De Lara, University of Southern California; Jaime Dominguez, Northwestern University; Diana Gordon, CUNY; Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University; Paul Lewis, Arizona State University; Doris Marie Provine, Arizona State University; John Mollenkopf, CUNY; Manuel Pastor, University of Southern California; Rachel Rosner, independent consultant, Florida; Jennifer Tran, City of San Francisco

Unsettled Belonging

Unsettled Belonging
  • Author : Thea Renda Abu El-Haj
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-11-27
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9780226289632
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Summary : Unsettled Belonging tells the stories of young Palestinian Americans as they navigate and construct lives as American citizens. Following these youth throughout their school days, Thea Abu El-Haj examines citizenship as lived experience, dependent on various social, cultural, and political memberships. For them, she shows, life is characterized by a fundamental schism between their sense of transnational belonging and the exclusionary politics of routine American nationalism that ultimately cast them as impossible subjects. Abu El-Haj explores the school as the primary site where young people from immigrant communities encounter the central discourses about what it means to be American. She illustrates the complex ways social identities are bound up with questions of belonging and citizenship, and she details the processes through which immigrant youth are racialized via everyday nationalistic practices. Finally, she raises a series of crucial questions about how we educate for active citizenship in contemporary times, when more and more people’s lives are shaped within transnational contexts. A compelling account of post-9/11 immigrant life, Unsettled Belonging is a steadfast look at the disjunctures of modern citizenship.

The American Commonwealth

The American Commonwealth
  • Author : James Bryce Bryce (Viscount)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1889
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044074342510
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Unsettled Visions

Unsettled Visions
  • Author : Margo Machida
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-01-23
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9780822391746
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Summary : In Unsettled Visions, the activist, curator, and scholar Margo Machida presents a pioneering, in-depth exploration of contemporary Asian American visual art. Machida focuses on works produced during the watershed 1990s, when surging Asian immigration had significantly altered the demographic, cultural, and political contours of Asian America, and a renaissance in Asian American art and visual culture was well underway. Machida conducted extensive interviews with ten artists working during this transformative period: women and men of Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese descent, most of whom migrated to the United States. In dialogue with the artists, Machida illuminates and contextualizes the origins of and intent behind bodies of their work. Unsettled Visions is an engrossing look at a vital art scene and a subtle account of the multiple, shifting meanings of “Asianness” in Asian American art. Analyses of the work of individual artists are grouped around three major themes that Asian American artists engaged with during the 1990s: representations of the Other; social memory and trauma; and migration, diaspora, and sense of place. Machida considers the work of the photographers Pipo Nguyen-duy and Hanh Thi Pham, the printmaker and sculptor Zarina Hashmi, and installations by the artists Tomie Arai, Ming Fay, and Yong Soon Min. She examines the work of Marlon Fuentes, whose films and photographs play with the stereotyping conventions of visual anthropology, and prints in which Allan deSouza addresses the persistence of Orientalism in American popular culture. Machida reflects on Kristine Aono’s museum installations embodying the multigenerational effects of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II and on Y. David Chung’s representations of urban spaces transformed by migration in works ranging from large-scale charcoal drawings to multimedia installations and an “electronic rap opera.”

The party system. Public opinion. Illustrations and reflections. Social institutions

The party system. Public opinion. Illustrations and reflections. Social institutions
  • Author : James Bryce Bryce (Viscount)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1895
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : IND:30000131006847
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Unsettled Ground

Unsettled Ground
  • Author : Cassandra Tate
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-11-17
  • Total pages :340
  • ISBN : 9781632172518
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Summary : A nineteenth-century attack by Native Americans on a Presbyterian mission in what would become the Oregon Territory proved to be a turning point in the history of the American West. This book examines the tangled legacy of that event. In 1836, Marcus and Narcissa Whitman, devout missionaries from upstate New York, established a Presbyterian mission on Cayuse Indian land near what is now the fashionable wine capital of Walla Walla, Washington. Eleven years later, a group of Cayuses killed the Whitmans and eleven others in what became known as the Whitman Massacre. The attack led to a war of retaliation against the Cayuse; the extension of federal control over the present-day states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and parts of Montana and Wyoming; and martyrdom for the Whitmans. Today, the Whitmans are more likely to be demonized as colonizers than revered as heroes. Historian and journalist Cassandra Tate takes a fresh look at the personalities, dynamics, disputes, social pressures, and shifting legacy of a pivotal event in the history of the American West.

U.S. Immigration Policy in an Unsettled World

U.S. Immigration Policy in an Unsettled World
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :42
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105131810330
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A History of the People of the United States: 1803-1812

A History of the People of the United States: 1803-1812
  • Author : John Bach McMaster
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1895
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HN4QL7
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A History of the People of the United States

A History of the People of the United States
  • Author : John Bach McMaster
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1893
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCBK:C032001251
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Unsettled Controversies

Unsettled Controversies
  • Author : Hiroyuki Matsubara
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :622
  • ISBN : UCAL:X71898
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The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal

The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal
  • Author : Stephen Denison Peet
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1898
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : WISC:89058371709
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Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada

Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada
  • Author : Canada. Parliament
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1877
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : UCAL:C2676604
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Summary : "Report of the Dominion fishery commission on the fisheries of the province of Ontario, 1893", issued as vol. 26, no. 7, supplement.

Unsettled

Unsettled
  • Author : Eric Tang
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-10-26
  • Total pages :242
  • ISBN : 1439911649
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Summary : After surviving the Khmer Rouge genocide, followed by years of confinement to international refugee camps, as many as 10,000 Southeast Asian refugees arrived in the Bronx during the 1980s and ‘90s. Unsettled chronicles the unfinished odyssey of Bronx Cambodians, closely following one woman and her family for several years as they survive yet resist their literal insertion into concentrated Bronx poverty. Eric Tang tells the harrowing and inspiring stories of these refugees to make sense of how and why the displaced migrants have been resettled in the “hyperghetto.” He argues that refuge is never found, that rescue discourses mask a more profound urban reality characterized by racialized geographic enclosure, economic displacement and unrelenting poverty, and the criminalization of daily life. Unsettled views the hyperghetto as a site of extreme isolation, punishment, and confinement. The refugees remain captives in late-capitalist urban America. Tang ultimately asks: What does it mean for these Cambodians to resettle into this distinct time and space of slavery’s afterlife?

House Documents

House Documents
  • Author : United States House of Representatives
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1852
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : BSB:BSB11036975
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The Unsettled Peace

The Unsettled Peace
  • Author : Roger Morgan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1974
  • Total pages :88
  • ISBN : NWU:35556009486853
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The American Commonwealth

The American Commonwealth
  • Author : James Bryce Bryce (viscount)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1919
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : MINN:31951002129729H
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The Successive-unsettled Transitions of Migration and Their Impact on Postpartum Concerns of Arab Immigrant Women

The Successive-unsettled Transitions of Migration and Their Impact on Postpartum Concerns of Arab Immigrant Women
  • Author : Yousria A. ElSayed
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1986
  • Total pages :750
  • ISBN : UCLA:31158011500633
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American Immigration

American Immigration
  • Author : Grolier Educational Corporation
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1998-09
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : PSU:000043596027
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Summary : An alphabetical reference work examining the background, statistics, reception, and current status of those groups who have immigrated to America throughout history.

The American West

The American West
  • Author : Clark C. Spence
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1966
  • Total pages :446
  • ISBN : UVA:X000242802
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Summary : Readings from contemporary sources that cover the westward movement from 1804 to about 1917.

History of the United States

History of the United States
  • Author : Thomas V. Dibacco
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :903
  • ISBN : 0395688639
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The Great American Frontier

The Great American Frontier
  • Author : Thomas Dionysius Clark
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1975
  • Total pages :334
  • ISBN : WISC:89065983272
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Summary :