Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue

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

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Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue: New Conversations in Public Sociology employs public sociology to bring together academics and undocumented voices in vibrant conversation about immigration in Southern California. The dialogue offers compelling insights concerning reasons for immigration and what happens to Latinos/as when they migrate to the United States.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 186 pages
  • 152.4 x 231.14 x 5.08mm | 317.51g
  • Lexington Books
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 2 black & white illustrations, 7 tables
  • 073917617X
  • 9780739176177

Review quote

The authors combine cutting edge scholarship with the compassion and ethics of religious leaders and activists, and the lived experiences of members of the undocumented community. The result is a book that matters. Scholars and Southern Californian Immigrants in Dialogue is a must read for policy makers, students, and those struggling to fashion a politics of inclusion. -- Leo Chavez, University of California, Irvineshow more

About Victoria Carty

Victoria Carty is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at Chapman University. Rafael Luevano is associate professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Chapman University. Tekle Woldemikael is professor in the Department of Sociology at Chapman University.show more

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 Communityshow more