Place and the Politics of Belonging
Place and the politics of belonging | Benjamin Botkin folklife lecture | American Folklife Center lecture, 2010-08-12
One of America's greatest ironies is that, although a nation of immigrants, the country also has a longstanding history of ambivalence, and at times hostility, toward its newest arrivals. In the last decade, the increased number of immigrants living in new destinations, those settlements located outside the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, has coincided with an upsurge in local anti-immigrant sentiment.
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