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The Resource American identity and the politics of multiculturalism, Jack Citrin, University of California, Berkeley, David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles

American identity and the politics of multiculturalism, Jack Citrin, University of California, Berkeley, David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles

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American identity and the politics of multiculturalism
Title
American identity and the politics of multiculturalism
Statement of responsibility
Jack Citrin, University of California, Berkeley, David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles
Title variation
American Identity & the Politics of Multiculturalism
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Language
eng
Summary
The civil rights movement and immigration reform transformed American politics in the mid-1960s. Demographic diversity and identity politics raised the challenge of e pluribus unum anew, and multiculturalism emerged as a new ideological response to this dilemma. This book uses national public opinion data and public opinion data from Los Angeles to compare ethnic differences in patriotism and ethnic identity and ethnic differences in support for multicultural norms and group-conscious policies. The authors find evidence of strong patriotism among all groups and the classic pattern of assimilation among the new wave of immigrants. They argue that there is a consensus in rejecting harder forms of multiculturalism that insist on group rights but also a widespread acceptance of softer forms that are tolerant of cultural differences and do not challenge norms, such as by insisting on the primacy of English
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UkCbUP
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Citrin, Jack
Dewey number
305.800973
Index
index present
LC call number
JV6477
LC item number
.C59 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Sears, David O.
Series statement
Cambridge studies in public opinion and political psychology
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  • Multiculturalism
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Public opinion
  • Multiculturalism
  • Ethnicity
  • Group identity
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American identity and the politics of multiculturalism, Jack Citrin, University of California, Berkeley, David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prologue; 1. The challenge of e pluribus unum; 2. The political psychology of identity choice; 3. Contours of American national identity; 4. The ethnic cauldron and group consciousness; 5. Public opinion and multiculturalism's guiding norms; 6. Do ethnic identities and multiculturalism collide with national identities?; 7. Multicultural policies: ethnic consensus and cleavage; 8. The dynamics of multicultural-policy preferences; 9. Multiculturalism and party politics; 10. Conclusion
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CR9781139028967
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139028967
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
American identity and the politics of multiculturalism, Jack Citrin, University of California, Berkeley, David O. Sears, University of California, Los Angeles
Publication
Note
Title from publisher's bibliographic system (viewed on 05 Oct 2015)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Prologue; 1. The challenge of e pluribus unum; 2. The political psychology of identity choice; 3. Contours of American national identity; 4. The ethnic cauldron and group consciousness; 5. Public opinion and multiculturalism's guiding norms; 6. Do ethnic identities and multiculturalism collide with national identities?; 7. Multicultural policies: ethnic consensus and cleavage; 8. The dynamics of multicultural-policy preferences; 9. Multiculturalism and party politics; 10. Conclusion
Control code
CR9781139028967
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781139028967
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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