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Orientalism And American Immigration : A Social Work View By Regina Varin-Mignano LCSW-R
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The United States is a nation comprised of many ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural groups. Yet despite this increased attention to diversity, there are no clear guidelines for moving us from a... More > society that "tolerates" differences to one that "honors them. What has created these differences in society, in part is the immigration policies that the United States had and currently has, and the continuous change of clusters of peoples emigrating from different countries. What this book will examine is the social problem of the cultural sensitivity towards new immigrants by society through the lense of Orientalist theory, and how this understanding can be utilized in making us more culturally sensitive society and useful for social work pratice.< Less
Orientalism and American Immigration - A Social Work View By Regina Mignano
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The United States is a nation comprised of many ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural groups. Yet despite this increased attention to diversity, there are no clear guidelines for moving us from a... More > society that "tolerates" differences to one that "honors them. What has created these differences in society, in part is the immigration policies that the United States had and currently has, and the continuous change of clusters of peoples emigrating from different countries. What this book will examine is the social problem of the cultural sensitivity towards new immigrants by society through the lense of Orientalist theory, and how this understanding can be utilized in making us more culturally sensitive society and useful for social work pratice.< Less
Orientalism and American Immigration - A Social Work View By Regina Mignano
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The United States is a nation comprised of many ethnic, racial, religious, and cultural groups. Yet despite this increased attention to diversity, there are no clear guidelines for moving us from a... More > society that "tolerates" differences to one that "honors them. What has created these differences in society, in part is the immigration policies that the United States had and currently has, and the continuous change of clusters of peoples emigrating from different countries. What this book will examine is the social problem of the cultural sensitivity towards new immigrants by society through the lense of Orientalist theory, and how this understanding can be utilized in making us more culturally sensitive society and useful for social work pratice.< Less
Pilgrims at the Crossroads, Asian Indian Christians at the North American Frontier By Anand Veeraraj, Rachel Fell McDermott
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More than 2 million Asian Indians now reside in the United States, making them the third largest Asian American group. Asian Indians are making significant contributions to American society in... More > medicine, technology, business, and many other ventures. A rich religious diversity characterizes this population, including a vibrant Christian presence throughout Indian history. Pilgrims at the Crossroads addresses many contemporary issues that Asian Indian Christians in North America face as well as future ministry challenges and prospects. It provides fascinating new insights about Asian Indian Christian churches whose voices and perspectives have only recently been heard.< Less
Pilgrims at the Crossroads, Asian Indian Christians at the North American Frontier By Anand Veeraraj, Rachel Fell McDermott
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More than 2 million Asian Indians now reside in the United States, making them the third largest Asian American group. Asian Indians are making significant contributions to American society in... More > medicine, technology, business, and many other ventures. A rich religious diversity characterizes this population, including a vibrant Christian presence throughout Indian history. Pilgrims at the Crossroads addresses many contemporary issues that Asian Indian Christians in North America face as well as future ministry challenges and prospects. It provides fascinating new insights about Asian Indian Christian churches whose voices and perspectives have only recently been heard.< Less
The Mayflower and Her Log: Complete Five Volumes By Azel Ames
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The Mayflower and Her Log: Complete Five Volumes by Azel Ames. From July 15, 1620-May 6, 1621. The ship that in 1620 transported 102 English Pilgrims, including a group of Separatists, to New... More > England. One of the most famous voyages in early American colonial history, and the Mayflower Compact is cited as influential in the establishment of democracy and self-government in British North America. To the civilized humanity, in 1620, laid on New England shores the foundations of that civil and religious freedom upon which has been built a refuge for the oppressed of every land, the story of the Pilgrim "Exodus" has an ever-increasing value and zest. Every detail and circumstance which relates to their preparations; the ships; personnel of the Merchant Adventurers associated with them, and to that of the colonists themselves; to what befell them; to their final embarkation on their lone ship,—the immortal MAY-FLOWER; and to the voyage itself and to its issues, is vested to-day with, a supreme interest.< Less
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Deseret Days, a Utah journal, notebook 2 By Ernesto Pujol
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Mormon, ex-Mormon and gentile women working together on a public group performance during winter and spring 2010 in Salt Lake City. Their haunting mountain landscape, the hungry ghosts of pioneers,... More > and lingering dreams of liberation. Artist Ernesto Pujol shares the second volume of his Utah field journals, a moving contemporary tale of the west in the style of Rebecca Solnit, rich in descriptive detail and cultural commentary. A critical visionary window into America’s unique religious heritage.< Less
The Meggido Alliance By Richard Norman
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The Megiddo Alliance is a spy novel, and a mystery involving an alliance between two religious groups; one is an American Christian Cult that has a very popular and wide following, and the other is a... More > very radical conservative fundamentalist Jewish splinter group that is quite secretive. What a pair!< Less
Defending Perceptual Diversity in America: Entheogens as Legitimate Contributors to Learning, Health, and Empathy By Umbra Carmine Dobbin
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This eBook is my undergraduate senior seminar paper in anthropology, with which I was awarded my Bachelor's Degree. Its presentation was well received at the 2011 Annual Conference for the Society... More > for the Anthropology of Consciousness, and it is now available in the "Free Literature" section of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies website. The study regards the way in which (1) entheogens (or psychointegrators) have been used by countless cultures of the world, even stemming millennia into humanity's collective prehistory, for learning, health, empathy, and ideological advances, and (2) beyond the necessary re-scheduling of entheogens, and into their positive sanctioning for clinical and religious administration, backed by the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, all ethnic groups which comprise modern Americans should be able to utilize entheogens as they have been through time past (and in some cases just prior to modern immigration). In this, anthropologist play a large part.< Less