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The New Americans

Author : Mary C. Waters
ISBN : 9780674044937
Genre : Social Science
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The United States has always been a nation of immigrants, shaped by successive waves of new arrivals. This comprehensive guide, edited and written by an interdisciplinary group of prominent scholars, provides an authoritative account of the most recent surge of immigrants. Based on the latest U.S. Census data and scholarly research, The New Americans is an essential reference for anyone curious about the changing face of America.

Race And Ethnic Relations American And Global Perspectives

Author : Martin N. Marger
ISBN : 9781133317517
Genre : Science
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RACE AND ETHNIC RELATIONS: AMERICAN AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES, Ninth Edition, explores race and ethnic relations in a global context, while extensively covering groups and issues in American society. The text’s unique comparative approach is critical and relevant in light of the increasing ethnic diversity in most contemporary societies as well as the prominence of ethnic conflicts in virtually all world regions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Handbook Of Adolescent Psychology Individual Bases Of Adolescent Development

Author : Richard M. Lerner
ISBN : 9780470149218
Genre : Psychology
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This multidisciplinary handbook, edited by the premier scholars in the field, reflects the empirical work and growth in the field of adolescent psychology.

Italian Americans Bridges To Italy Bonds To America

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The Nation

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105120253617
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Mestizo In America

Author : Thomas Macias
ISBN : 0816525056
Genre : Social Science
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How much does ethnicity matter to Mexican Americans today, when many marry outside their culture and some canÕt even stomach menudo? This book addresses that question through a unique blend of quantitative data and firsthand interviews with third-plus-generation Mexican Americans. Latinos are being woven into the fabric of American life, to be sure, but in a way quite distinct from ethnic groups that have come from other parts of the world. By focusing on individualsÕ feelings regarding acculturation, work experience, and ethnic identityÑand incorporating Mexican-Anglo intermarriage statisticsÑThomas Macias compares the successes and hardships of Mexican immigrants with those of previous European arrivals. He describes how continual immigration, the growth of the Latino population, and the Chicano Movement have been important factors in shaping the experience of Mexican Americans, and he argues that Mexican American identity is often not merely an Òethnic optionÓ but a necessary response to stereotyping and interactions with Anglo society. Talking with fifty third-plus generation Mexican Americans from Phoenix and San JoseÑrepresentative of the seven million nationally with at least one immigrant grandparentÑhe shows how people utilize such cultural resources as religion, spoken Spanish, and cross-national encounters to reinforce Mexican ethnicity in their daily lives. He then demonstrates that, although social integration for Mexican Americans shares many elements with that of European Americans, forces related to ethnic concentration, social inequality, and identity politics combine to make ethnicity for Mexican Americans more fixed across generations. Enhancing research already available on first- and second-generation Mexican Americans, MaciasÕs study also complements research done on other third-plus-generation ethnic groups and provides the empirical data needed to understand the commonalities and differences between them. His work plumbs the changing meaning of mestizaje in the Americas over five centuries and has much to teach us about the long-term assimilation and prospects of Mexican-origin people in the United States.

Hungarian Authors A Bibliographical Handbook

Author : Albert Tezla
ISBN : 0674426509
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This exceptional bibliography, a pioneer work in its field, surveys Hungarian literature from its beginnings to 1965. A companion to the author's An Introductory Bibliography to the Study of Hungarian Literature, this volume contains over 4500 numbered entries which report on the first and later editions of the works of 162 authors. Mr. Tezla has included the major figures from each literary period and has based his selection of authors on the importance of their original writings to the development of this national literature. Significant authors who established substantial careers in Hungary and continued to write after their emigration are also represented in this comprehensive volume, as are a number of figures of secondary literary import. Mr. Tezla begins his coverage of each author with a brief biographical account offering pertinent data on family background, education, and literary activities. The sketch provides as well observations on the writings of the author and his place in Hungarian literature and a record of the languages into which his works have been translated. Further material on the author is divided into annotated sections noting bibliographical, biographical, and critical studies. As a means of helping the reader obtain titles through inter-library loan or through photographic processes, Mr. Tezla also includes location symbols for numbered items known to be available in selected libraries in the United States and Europe. Five appendixes, a glossary, and indexes provide additional bibliographic tools for both the beginning student and the advanced scholar researching Hungarian literature. The work is invaluable also as a buying guide for libraries seeking to develop a Hungarian collection.

The Oxford Handbook Of American Immigration And Ethnicity

Author : Ronald H. Bayor
ISBN : 9780199766031
Genre : History
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Scholarship on immigration to America is a coin with two sides: how did America change immigrants, and how did they change America? Were the immigrants uprooted from their ancestral homes, leaving all behind, or were they transplanted, bringing many aspects of their culture with them? Althoughhistorians agree with the transplantation concept, the notion of the melting pot, which suggests a complete loss of the immigrant culture, persists in the public mind. The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity explores how Americans think of themselves and how science, religion,period of migration, gender, education, politics, and occupational mobility shape both this image and American life. Since the 1965 Immigration Act opened the gates to newer groups, historical writing on immigration and ethnicity has evolved over the years to include numerous immigrant sources and to provide trenchant analyses of American immigration and ethnicity. For the first time, this handbook brings togetherthirty leading scholars in the field to make sense of all the themes, methodologies, and trends that characterize the debate on American immigration. They examine a wide-range of topics, including pan-ethnicity, whiteness, intermarriage, bilingualism, religion, museum ethnic displays,naturalization, regional mobility, census categorization, immigration legislation and its reception, ethnicity-related crime and gang formation. The Oxford Handbook of American Immigration and Ethnicity explores the idea of assimilation in a multicultural society showing how deeply pan-ethnicitychanged American identity over the time.

Instrumental Music Printed Before 1600

Author : Howard Mayer Brown
ISBN : UOM:39015024173810
Genre : Music
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This work lists and describes all of the 400 books containing music for instruments that were published during the sixteenth century, when instrumental music was born. This bibliography covers music for virtually every sixteenth-century instrument, and every one of the usual combinations of instruments with voices: music for solo lute, guitar, vihuela, harpsicord or organ, music for voice and one accompanying instrument, and for instrumental ensembles, and treatises devoted to instrumental playing and such practices as ornamentation.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066180434
Genre : American literature
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