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Title Transculturality and perceptions of the immigrant other : "from-heres" and ''come-heres" in Virginia and North Rhine-Westphalia / edited by Cathy Covell Waegner, Page R. Laws and Geoffroy de Laforcade
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Pub., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 274 pages) : illustrations
Contents Part I: Historical Perceptions and "From-Here" Memory -- 1. Our Own Boat People: The Norfolk Journal and Guide and the Haitian Refugees, 1979-1986 / Charles H. Ford -- 2. School Integration as Internal Immigration: The Journey of the Norfolk Seventeen / Stephanie G. Walker -- 3. Transcultural Remembrance: Stolpersteine, Silent Promises, and the European Capital of Culture Ruhr.2010 / Sonja Georgi -- Part II: Immigration and Citizenship -- 4. Integration Courses and the German Naturalization Test: Creating Good Citizens? / Janine Werner -- 5. Linguistic Identity and Ethnic Transformations in the United States: The Hispanic Community in the Media / Isabel Hermosín Killough -- 6. Broken Mirrors: Race, Historical Memory, and Citizenship in 20th/21st- Century France / Geoffroy de Laforcade -- Part III: Growing Up "Other" -- 7. Ethnic Transformations at School in North Rhine-Westphalia, Virginia, Pécs, and Autobiographical Novels -- or Can Transcultural Impulses Serve/Save our Schoolchildren? / Cathy Covell Waegner -- 8. German Turkish Teens: Second and Third Generation Transcultural Identity / Melanie Jäger -- Part IV: "Come-Heres" at Work -- 9. When Jobs Become Ethnic / Frankie Copeland -- 10. Coming out of the Dark: An Examination of How Social Capital is Used in Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses in Virginia / Robert K. Perkins -- Part V: Transcultural Encounters in the Media -- 11. Race Matters in Cologne: Migration, Aesthetics, and Popular Culture / Mita Banerjee -- 12. Wallraff's 2009 Schwarz auf Weiss: Investigative Journalism in Cinematic Blackface / Susanne Engelmann and Florian Nölting -- 13. Cinema of Acceptance: Changing Perspectives on the Immigrant Other in Recent American and European Film / Page R. Laws -- Prospects / Geoffroy de Laforcade
Summary No other issue in our times of globalization has aroused such passionate debate as the increasingly complex transborder movements of people of all ethnicities, with the self-perceived ""from-heres"" often struggling to maintain the illusion of separateness
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnic attitudes -- Germany -- North Rhine-Westphalia.
Ethnic attitudes -- Virginia.
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Germany -- North Rhine-Westphalia.
Immigrants -- Cultural assimilation -- Virginia.
North Rhine-Westphalia (Germany) -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Virginia -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Laforcade, Geoffroy de.
Laws, Page R.
Waegner, Cathy Covell, 1948-
LC no. 2011431040
ISBN 1283142279
1443827754 (electronic bk.)
9781443827751 (electronic bk.)