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Postville: USA Surviving Diversity in Small-Town America

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ISBN-10: 1934848646

ISBN-13: 9781934848647

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mark A. Grey, Michele Devlin, Aaron Goldsmith

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An inside view of a rural Iowa town torn apart by greed, failed immigration policy and misguided view of diversity Postville (population 2400) is an obscure meatpacking town in the northeast corner of Iowa. Here, in the most unlikely of places, in the middle of endless cornfields, unparalleled diversity drew the curiosity of international media and outside observers. In 2008, however, people who hoped Postville would succeed declared the town¿s experiment in multiculturalism dead. It was not native Iowans, or the newly-arrived Orthodox Jews, or the immigrant workers and refugees from around the world who made Postville fail. Postville¿s momentum towards a sustainable multicultural community…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: GemmaMedia
Publication date: 9/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484