Multiculturalism in the United States by Peter J. Kivisto
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Multiculturalism in the United States
By Peter J. Kivisto

Multiculturalism in the United States

Current Issues, Contemporary Voices

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Multiculturalism in the United States by Peter J. Kivisto

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This 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 Details

ISBN: 9780761986485
ISBN-10: 0761986480
Format: Paperback
(232mm x 187mm x 34mm)
Pages: 568
Imprint: Pine Forge
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: United States

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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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