Автор: Cadava Geraldo L Название: Standing on Common Ground ISBN: 0674058119 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780674058118 Издательство: Harvard University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 4102 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Locates the roots of today`s debates over border enforcement in the Sunbelt`s pan-ethnic and transnational history, as cross-border ties in the 1940s among entrepreneurs and politicians, and a flourishing cultural traffic among tourists and students, gave way to economic instability and illegal labor migration.
Описание: The award-winning journalist and bestselling author of "His Panic" details the evolving role of Hispanics in shaping America's future. With the psyche of our country mired in war, changing politics, and a recession, (or even another great depression) Peabody and Emmy(r) Award-winning journalist Geraldo Rivera delivers keen insight and hope in "The Great Progression," a prophetic book on how Hispanics are revitalizing our declining economy, energizing our distressed troops, and invigorating our transitioning national government. Featuring candid and revealing interviews with prominent Hispanics such as the new Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Jennifer Lopez, and George Lopez, "The Great Progression" presents a fascinating look at the impact Hispanics are making on the social, economic, and political climate of the United States. Hispanics' involvement in society is at an all-time high-and growing exponentially. Geraldo's fearless and judicious reporting addresses the nation's most critical issues under the Obama administration and enlightens those who seek real change and a new, more progressive American era. A far-sighted and perceptive look ahead at our country's potential for growth and the evolving role of the Hispanic community under the Obama administration, "The Great Progression" is Geraldo Rivera's vision of how the nation's largest minority is shaping the future of our country.
Описание: An account of the Hispanic population's growth and the changing face of America from world-renowned journalist Geraldo Rivera?now updated with a new Foreword. Since his infamous confrontation with Bill O?Reilly on The O?Reilly Factor, Emmy(R) award winner Geraldo Rivera has examined what makes the issue of illegal Hispanic immigration so complex. With widespread fury and frustration directed at Hispanics, the nation's largest minority, this may be the single most divisive issue in America today? with some citizens blaming illegal immigrants for everything from terrorism to the spread of disease and the loss of jobs. With unbiased analysis, Rivera exposes the hypocrisy, racism, and ignorance behind anti-immigration sentiments, from both extremists and otherwise ordinary Americans. An unflinching look at one of today's biggest issues? and a vital contribution to the ongoing debate?His Panic is destined to reshape the way Americans view the future of this country.