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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English



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  • Libraries and immigrants -- California.,
  • Latin Americans -- Services for -- California.,
  • Asians -- Services for -- California.,
  • Libraries and state -- California.,
  • Immigrants -- Government policy -- California.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-181) and index.

Statementedited by Susan Luévano-Molina.
SeriesContributions in librarianship and information science,, no. 97
ContributionsLuévano-Molina, Susan.
LC ClassificationsZ711.8 .I46 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 193 p. ;
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3941834M
ISBN 100313305242
LC Control Number2001019987

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Immigrant Politics and the Public Library by Susan Luévano-Molina Scrutinizes the correlations between the recent anti-immigrant period and public library usage in immigrant communities. Immigrant politics and the public library. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Immigrant politics and the public library. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Susan Luévano-Molina.   And books on LGBTQ issues, human rights, immigration and women's suffrage have been squirreled away in square foot building, library director Bette Ammon said. It's Banned Books Week.   But from to , Massee worked in the children’s department of the Buffalo (N.Y.) Public Library where, McQueen said, she was an early pioneer in service to immigrant groups. She then moved to Chicago to become the first full-time editor of Booklist from to when she joined Doubleday’s children’s book division, which she inaugurated .

High rates of immigration are frequently accompanied by militant, and sometimes violent, calls for immigration restriction or deportation by nationalist groups. See also naturalization. Immigration in the United States From to , the United States received about 60% of the world's immigrants.   Ninfa Almance Trejo, “Impact of Proposition on Public Libraries and Elementary Education in Tucson, Arizona,” in Immigrant Politics and the Public Library, ed. Susan Luevano-Molina. Susan Luevano-Molina, " Mexican/Latino Immigrants and the Santa Ana Public Library: An Urban Ethnography, " in Immigrant Politics and the Public Library, ed. Susan Luevano-Molina (Westport, Conn Author: Susan K. Burke. Approximately 6-in New Yorkers are immigrants or the children of immigrants. The Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island—the three boroughs served by The New York Public Library—are home to one-third of the city’s immigrant population. For more information, please email [email protected]

Join Lupita Reads, Washington Performing Arts and DC Public Library to discuss The Line Becomes A River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú. This event is part of a series celebrating the contributions and experiences of Latinx immigrants in the United States. The conversations will be led by Lupita Aquino—better known as “Lupita Reads”, herself a Mexican immigrant Phone: ()   PL: Public library policy can often leave librarians feeling like their hands are tied in terms of actively taking a stand while on the job regarding social or political issues. There’s also the concern that voicing an opinion one way or even appearing to have a stance that might make a patron uncomfortable will result in a reprimand or the. The Public Library presents a wide selection of Dawson's photographs— from the majestic reading room at the New York Public Library to Allensworth, California's one-room Tulare County Free Library built by former slaves. Accompanying Dawson's revealing photographs are essays, letters, and poetry by some of America's most celebrated writers/5(50). LIBRARY USE BY IMMIGRANTS Studies have also been done on im migrants' use of public libraries. These generally focused on immigrants from specific geographic regions and located in particular areas of the United States. Most studies of immigrant library users concern Latino immigrants. While the professional literature contains a wide.