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The Resource There goes the neighborhood : how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration, Ali Noorani

There goes the neighborhood : how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration, Ali Noorani

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There goes the neighborhood : how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration
Title
There goes the neighborhood
Title remainder
how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration
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Ali Noorani
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Language
eng
Summary
This approach to the immigration debate takes the reader behind the blaring headlines and into communities grappling with the reality of new immigrants and the changing nature of American identity. Ali Noorani, the Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum, interviews nearly fifty local and national leaders from law enforcement, business, immigrant, and faith communities to illustrate the challenges and opportunities they face. From high school principals to church pastors to sheriffs, the author reveals that most people are working to advance society's interests, not exploiting a crisis at the expense of one community. As he shows, some cities and regions have reached a happy conclusion, while others struggle to find balance. Whether describing a pastor preaching to the need to welcome the stranger, a sheriff engaging the Muslim community, or a farmer's wind-whipped face moistened by tears as he tells the story of his farmworkers being deported, the author helps readers to realize that America's immigration debate isn't about policy; it is about the culture and values that make America what it is. The people on the front lines of America's cultural and demographic debate are Southern Baptist pastors in South Carolina, attorneys general in Utah or Indiana, Texas businessmen, and many more. Their combined voices make clear that all of them are working to make America a welcome place for everyone, long-established citizens and new arrivals alike
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DLC
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1973-
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Noorani, Ali
Dewey number
304.8/73
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • Cultural pluralism
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • United States
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Ethnic relations
  • Immigrants
  • National characteristics, American
  • United States
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Emigration & Immigration
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There goes the neighborhood : how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration, Ali Noorani
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and (pages 257-299) index
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Juan Williams -- Elections matter; culture matters more -- Utah's hit list -- Soul freedom -- As South Carolina goes, so goes America -- We are all afraid -- Identity, integration, influence -- The new Texas -- My workforce is my family -- Making the future
Control code
ocn975834527
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781633883079
Lccn
2016050584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027276014
System control number
(OCoLC)975834527
Label
There goes the neighborhood : how communities overcome prejudice and meet the challenge of American immigration, Ali Noorani
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and (pages 257-299) index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Juan Williams -- Elections matter; culture matters more -- Utah's hit list -- Soul freedom -- As South Carolina goes, so goes America -- We are all afraid -- Identity, integration, influence -- The new Texas -- My workforce is my family -- Making the future
Control code
ocn975834527
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
319 pages
Isbn
9781633883079
Lccn
2016050584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40027276014
System control number
(OCoLC)975834527

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