The accidental American immigration and citizenship in the age of globalization

by Rinku Sen

Hardcover, 2008

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Available

Collection

Publication

San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, c2008.

Description

The Accidental American vividly illustrates the challenges and contradictions of U. S. immigration policy, and argues that, just as there is a free flow of capital in the world economy, there should be a free flow of labor. Author Rinku Sen alternates chapters telling the story of one "accidental American"--coauthor Fekkak Mamdouh, a Morrocan-born waiter at a restaurant in the World Trade Center whose life was thrown into turmoil on 9/11--with a thorough critique of current immigration policy. Sen and Mamdouh describe how members of the largely immigrant food industry workforce manag.

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Inscribed by authors.

Barcode

2965
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