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Unsettled Americans by John Mollenkopf

Title Unsettled Americans
Author John Mollenkopf
Publisher Cornell University Press
Release Date 2016-04-04
Category Social Science
Total Pages 344
ISBN 9781501703942
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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

The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (Viscount)

Title The American Commonwealth
Author James Bryce Bryce (Viscount)
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1889
Category United States
Total Pages 86
ISBN HARVARD:32044074342510
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Unsettled Belonging by Thea Renda Abu El-Haj

Title Unsettled Belonging
Author Thea Renda Abu El-Haj
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Release Date 2015-11-27
Category Education
Total Pages 272
ISBN 9780226289632
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Unsettled Visions by Margo Machida

Title Unsettled Visions
Author Margo Machida
Publisher Duke University Press
Release Date 2009-01-23
Category Social Science
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9780822391746
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.”

Unsettled Ground by Cassandra Tate

Title Unsettled Ground
Author Cassandra Tate
Publisher Sasquatch Books
Release Date 2020-11-17
Category History
Total Pages 340
ISBN 9781632172518
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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.

Title A Pictorial History of the United States of America
Author R. Thomas (A.M.)
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1845
Category United States
Total Pages 755
ISBN WISC:89069486355
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title U S Immigration Policy in an Unsettled World
Author Anonim
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2007
Category Emigration and immigration law
Total Pages 42
ISBN STANFORD:36105131810330
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Report on the Principal Fisheries of the American Seas
Author Lorenzo Sabine
Publisher Washington [D.C.] : R. Armstrong, printer
Release Date 1853
Category Fisheries
Total Pages 317
ISBN NYPL:33433006711497
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title United States Congressional Serial Set
Author Anonim
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1852
Category
Total Pages 86
ISBN UCAL:B3983571
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title A History of the People of the United States 1803 1812
Author John Bach McMaster
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1895
Category United States
Total Pages 86
ISBN HARVARD:HN4QL7
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title A History of the People of the United States
Author John Bach McMaster
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1893
Category United States
Total Pages 86
ISBN UCBK:C032001251
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Unsettled Controversies by Hiroyuki Matsubara

Title Unsettled Controversies
Author Hiroyuki Matsubara
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2005
Category
Total Pages 622
ISBN UCAL:X71898
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal
Author Stephen Denison Peet
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1898
Category America
Total Pages 86
ISBN WISC:89058371709
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title Sessional Papers of the Dominion of Canada
Author Canada. Parliament
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1877
Category Canada
Total Pages 86
ISBN UCAL:C2676604
Language English, Spanish, and French
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"Report of the Dominion fishery commission on the fisheries of the province of Ontario, 1893", issued as vol. 26, no. 7, supplement.

House Documents by United States House of Representatives

Title House Documents
Author United States House of Representatives
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1852
Category
Total Pages 86
ISBN BSB:BSB11036975
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Latin America S Middle Class by David Stuart Parker

Title Latin America s Middle Class
Author David Stuart Parker
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
Release Date 2012-12-19
Category History
Total Pages 227
ISBN 9780739168530
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Designed for classroom use and nonspecialist readers, this collection brings together some of the most influential texts ever written about Latin America s middle class."

The Unsettled Peace by Roger Morgan

Title The Unsettled Peace
Author Roger Morgan
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1974
Category Communist countries - Foreign relations - Europe, Western
Total Pages 88
ISBN NWU:35556009486853
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Unsettled by Eric Tang

Title Unsettled
Author Eric Tang
Publisher Temple University Press
Release Date 2015-10-26
Category Social Science
Total Pages 242
ISBN 1439911649
Language English, Spanish, and French
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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?

The American Commonwealth by James Bryce Bryce (viscount)

Title The American Commonwealth
Author James Bryce Bryce (viscount)
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1919
Category Constitution
Total Pages 86
ISBN MINN:31951002129729H
Language English, Spanish, and French
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