Week 3 Reading Questions

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Week Three Reading Questions Wayne Cornelius – “Ambivalent Reception: Mass Public Responses to the ‘New’ Latino Immigration to the United States” 1) What is the central question that Cornelius is trying to answer? 2) What are the main “sticking points” for why anti-immigrant sentiment has not really declined despite a healthy economy in the U.S.? 3) How does Cornelius propose that anti-Mexican sentiment can be reduced? Douglas Massey – “Illegal Immigrants: Are They Freebies or Freeloaders?” 1) What is Massey’s central claim? Ian Haney-Lopez – “White Lines” 1) What are the two rationales that the Supreme Court uses to determine racial status? How do they both continue a tradition of discrimination and racism? 2) In what ways is Whiteness an unmarked category? 3) What is the solution that Haney-Lopez proposes and what might it look like? 4) How would Mary Waters respond to Haney-Lopez? Richard Rodriguez – “Aria”
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