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Entries Tagged as 'Apr 12/Cultural Globalization & Latino Immigration and American National Identity'

Blog #3 – Border Wars / ABCs

April 26th, 2011 · No Comments

In the video, “Border Wars-Libya,” people are shown leaving Libya to seek refuge in Tunisia. The UN was criticized for not responding fast enough in this crisis, so thousands of tents have been set up to accommodate the refugees. The refugees bring anything they can carry and are welcomed with gifts for their travels. When […]

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Blog #4- ABC’s and Libya Border Wars

April 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments

As I was listening to the audio on “The ABC’s of Chinese Americans” it really caught my attention. It’s always interesting to be able to relate to what the speaker is talking about. Flushing, Queens is one of the most well known places that almost every New Yorker has spent some time in. Of course […]

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Nov 16 Latino Immigration

November 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Samuel Huntington’s The Hispanic Challenges speaks on how the Hispanic immigration has yet to successfully assimilate with the culture that is now American.  The Hispanic immigration is very unique.  It hold no similarities to previous immigrations from the past such as Irish German and Scandinavians.  The lack of assimilation leads to the realization that the […]

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Hispanic Challenge

November 14th, 2010 · 1 Comment

In the Hispanic Challenge written by Samuel Huntington; we are given an essay about Hispanic immigration to the United States and examples on how the us are a whole. “Most Americans see the creed as the crucial element of their national identity. The creed, however, was the product of the distinct Anglo-Protestant culture of the […]

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Tags: Apr 12/Cultural Globalization & Latino Immigration and American National Identity · Reading Response Memos

Samuel Huntington’s “The Hispanic Challenge”

November 9th, 2010 · No Comments

“The Hispanic Challenge,” by Samuel Huntington argues, with substantial credible supporting material, that the heavy and persistent inflow of Hispanic immigrants is creating a United States of two peoples, two cultures and two languages. Huntington attributes the conspicuousness of the Hispanic immigrant community in the United States to various factors that all the other immigrant […]

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The Hispanic Threat?

November 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

I always wondered where the Lou Dobbs’ and Joe Arpaio’s of the world get their nerve. Now I know. This piece by Huntington, who’s a well known political writer, is the kind of writing that creates the intellectual legitimacy in fear mongering for the Republican party. The ‘brains’ behind the xenophobia and contempt by the […]

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Chapter 42 and 43 response

October 29th, 2010 · No Comments

In the article, “Bin Laden and Other Thoroughly Modern Muslims,” by Charles Kurzman, discusses about Islamists. He explains about how today Islamists have gone to modern schools, follow modern laws, and also use modern technology. These technologies lead to the use of the newest high-tech skills, which also include the use of satellite phones. I […]

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Global Fundamentalism & Obedience versus Autonomy

October 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Fundamentalism is fashionable- as a problem for social analysis more than as a form of religious faith and activism. To be sure, the reemergence of a certain kind of religious traditionalism in the public arenas of some countries was sufficiently surprising justify a major scholarly effort to account for it. These are the words have […]

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