Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology

Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology

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ISBN-13: 9780739176177
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 03/16/2014
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Victoria Carty is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Chapman University.

Rafael Luévano is associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Chapman
University.

Tekle Woldemikael is professor in the Department of Sociology at Chapman University.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Contextualizing the Immigration Debate through Public Sociology
Chapter 1: Immigration on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Role of Neoliberalism and U.S. Foreign Policy
Chapter 2: “Here I Am Naked”: The Vulnerability of Day Laborers in the Borderlands
Chapter 3: The Effects of Media Framing on Attitudes toward Undocumented Immigration
Chapter 4: Vying for Conservative Hearts and Minds: Changes in Media Frames on Immigration since 2000
Chapter 5: Racialized “Illegality”: The Convergence of Race and Legal Status among Black, Latino/a, and Asian American Undocumented Young Adults

Part 2: A Grassroots Perspective on Immigration Issues through Personal Narratives
Chapter 6: Self-Empowerment through Grassroots Efforts
Chapter 7: Santa Ana, California: A Geography of Compassion through Community Reflection and Action
Chapter 8: A View from the Church Bells
Chapter 9: Newfound Evangelical Support for Immigration
Chapter 10: Bridging Academia with Community

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