The American Kaleidoscope: Race, Ethnicity, and the Civic Culture

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Wesleyan University Press, 1990 - History - 618 pages
Examines the historical patterns of ethnicity and the ways in which a national political culture has evolved to accommodate ethnic diversity. Compares the experiences of immigrant ethnic groups, African- Americans, and native Americans to each other and in relation to the national culture.
 

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Fuchs investigates the complex relationship between the American character and growing ethnic diversity. In a well-researched, compelling argument which questions the major scholarship of the last 20 ... Read full review

Contents

ONE THE CIVIC CULTURE AND VOLUNTARY PLURALISM
1
THE COERCIVE PLURALISMS
77
THREE THE OUTSIDERS MOVE INThe Triumph of the Civic Culture
149
The Ethnic Landscape 19701989
273
FIVE PLURALISM PUBLIC POLICY AND THE CIVIC CULTURE 19701989
381
Notes
495
Index
597
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