Immigrant Contributions to American Culture

Part of the Public Administration, Governance and Globalization book series (PAGG, volume 1)


How the contemporary cohort of immigrants will impact American culture has become a source of anxiety in recent years (Brimelow 1995; Geyer 1996; Lamm and Imhoff 1985; Huntington 2004; Swain 2007). While universal agreement is lacking, rough outlines for the American culture are identified in the Political Science literature (Toqueville 1945; Commager 1950; Hartz 1955; Patterson 1968; Gastil 1975; Smith 1988; Ellis 1993; Koven 1999, 25–46).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Urban Studies Institute, University of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA

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