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Title Book: Reinventing the Melting Pot
Author : Tamar Jacoby
ISBN 10: 0786729732
ISBN 13: 9780786729739
Publisher : Basic Books
Category : Social Science / Sociology / General
Languages : en
Pages : 144
File Size : 43,9 Mb
Total Download : 816
Total Read : 92

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In Reinventing the Melting Pot, twenty-one of the writers who have thought longest and hardest about immigration come together around a surprising consensus: yes, immigrant absorption still works-and given the number of newcomers arriving today, the nation's future depends on it. But it need not be incompatible with ethnic identity-and we as a nation need to find new ways to talk about and encourage becoming American. In the wake of 9/11 it couldn't be more important to help these newcomers find a way to fit in. Running through these essays is a single common theme: Although ethnicity plays a more important role now than ever before, today's newcomers can and will become Americans and enrich our national life-reinventing the melting pot and reminding us all what we have in common.