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Analyzing the relationship between globalization and cultures is the core objective of this volume. In it leading experts track cultural trends in all regions of the world, covering issues ranging from the role of cultural difference in politics and governance to heritage conservation, artistic expression, and the cultural industries. The book also includes a data section that consolidates the recently commenced but still inchoate work of cultural indicators.

Migration, Security and Culture in the USA
Migration, security and culture in the USA
Leo F.Estrada

The question of migration in the United States of America is now increasingly dominated by security issues that are raised with regard to Arab immigrants or Muslims in general, whereas during the last decades of the twentieth century labor issues were central and pertained to people from Latin America and Asia. As a consequence of 9/11, however, the focus is on those immigrants who are now associated with potential danger and the threat of violence. These concerns have added sentiments of fear, unfrairness and racism to previously articulated issues of employment and cultural identity. As the US Government has aligned its immigration and national security policies a new migration-security nexus has emerged ...

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