"they Take Our Jobs!": And 20 Other Myths about Immigration, Expanded Edition (Paperback)

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Revised and expanded edition of the groundbreaking book which demystifies twenty-one of the most widespread myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigrations.

Aviva Chomsky dismantles twenty-one of the most widespread and pernicious myths and beliefs about immigrants and immigration in this incisive book. "They Take Our Jobs " challenges the underlying assumptions that fuel misinformed claims about immigrants, radically altering our notions of citizenship, discrimination, and US history. With fresh material including a new introduction, revised timeline, and updated terminology section, this expanded edition is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how these myths are used to promote aggressive anti-immigrant policies.

About the Author


Aviva Chomsky is a professor of history and the coordinator of Latin American Studies at Salem State University. The author of several books, Chomsky has been active in Latin American solidarity and immigrants' rights movements for over thirty years. She lives in Salem, Massachusetts.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780807057162
ISBN-10: 0807057169
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication Date: April 24th, 2018
Pages: 272
Language: English