We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future

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Price
$25.95  $23.87
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.6 X 0.9 X 8.4 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781620970140

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About the Author

A leading racial justice activist, Deepa Iyer served for a decade as the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), focusing on community building in post-9/11 America. She teaches in the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Reviews

[A] riveting book A welcome addition to the growing literature of race, ethnicity, and religion from the perspectives of immigrant groups within the United States. Both the general public and policymakers will benefit.
"Library Journal"
While this book could simply be a catalogue of injustices, Iyer s study reaches into the complexities of the many cultures that make up South Asia.
"Publishers Weekly"
"
Praise for "We Too Sing America"
[P]rovides a critical history of the specific race and faith discrimination South Asian and Arab communities struggled through and are still reconciling in our post-9/11 eraThank you, Deepa Iyer for your courageand for this book.
"Hyphen Magazine"
[A] riveting book A welcome addition to the growing literature of race, ethnicity, and religion from the perspectives of immigrant groups within the United States. Both the general public and policymakers will benefit.
"Library Journal"
While this book could simply be a catalogue of injustices, Iyer s study reaches into the complexities of the many cultures that make up South Asia.
"Publishers Weekly"
"
Praise for We Too Sing America
[P]rovides a critical history of the specific race and faith discrimination South Asian and Arab communities struggled through and are still reconciling in our post-9/11 eraThank you, Deepa Iyer for your courageand for this book.
Hyphen Magazine
[A] riveting book A welcome addition to the growing literature of race, ethnicity, and religion from the perspectives of immigrant groups within the United States. Both the general public and policymakers will benefit.
Library Journal
While this book could simply be a catalogue of injustices, Iyer s study reaches into the complexities of the many cultures that make up South Asia.
Publishers Weekly
"
Praise for We Too Sing America
"[P]rovides a critical history of the specific race and faith discrimination South Asian and Arab communities struggled through and are still reconciling in our post-9/11 era...Thank you, Deepa Iyer for your courage--and for this book."
--Hyphen Magazine

"[A] riveting book ...A welcome addition to the growing literature of race, ethnicity, and religion from the perspectives of immigrant groups within the United States. Both the general public and policymakers will benefit."
--Library Journal

"While this book could simply be a catalogue of injustices, Iyer's study reaches into the complexities of the many cultures that make up South Asia."
--Publishers Weekly