Multiculturalism in the United States
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Multiculturalism in the United States by Peter J. Kivisto
Book DescriptionThis reader focuses on the extremely current, important topic of racial and ethnic experiences in the United States today. Most of the essays were commissioned especially for this reader and have been prepared by some of the brightest voices in this cutting edge field. Instructors in search of a current, comprehensive multicultural reader will find this a valuable student resource whether it is the sole focus of their course or to be integrated into another content area. "
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761986485
(232mm x 187mm x 34mm)
Imprint: Pine Forge
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Peter J. Kivisto
Postmodernism in a Global Perspective, Hardback (February 2014)
Contains essays assembled with a conviction that both postmodernism and globalization have the potential to be valuable tools for social analysts, this despite the uncertainties and ambiguities that persist.
Illuminating Social Life, Paperback (December 2012)
A collection of 13 original essays exploring the connection between sociological theory and the realities of contemporary issues such as the Internet, alcohol use, body building, shopping malls, the working world and fast-food restaurants.
Key Ideas in Sociology, Paperback (July 2010)
A compact and accessible book that links issues regarding post-modern society to the ideas and individuals that gave rise to sociological thinking in the late 19th century.
Beyond a Border, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by Peter J. Kivisto
Examines contemporary immigration across the globe, focusing on 20 major nations. This title introduce students to important topics of inquiry at the heart of the field, including movement; settlement; and, control.
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Author Biography - Peter J. Kivisto
Peter Kivisto is Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought and Chair of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Welfare at Augustana College and Finland Distinguished Professor at the University of Turku. His current research involves a collaborative project on multiculturalism with colleagues in Finland. His interests include immigration, social integration, citizenship, and religion. Among his recent books are Key Ideas in Sociology (2011), Illuminating Social Life (2011); Beyond a Border: The Causes and Consequences of Contemporary Immigration (2010, with Thomas Faist); Citizenship: Discourse, Theory and Transnational Prospects (2007, with Thomas Faist); and Intersecting Inequalities (2007, with Elizabeth Hartung). He serves on the editorial boards of Contexts, Ethnic and Racial Studies, Journal of Intercultural Studies, and on the Publication Committee for Sociology of Religion.
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