California Dreams and Realities: Readings for Critical Thinkers and Writers

California Dreams and Realities Readings for Critical Thinkers and Writers California has long been a bellwether state a place where crucial trends that eventually spread throughout the U S first take root Its national and international influence is driven by one of the larg

  • Title: California Dreams and Realities: Readings for Critical Thinkers and Writers
  • Author: Sonia Maasik Jack Solomon
  • ISBN: 9780312412890
  • Page: 191
  • Format: Paperback
  • California has long been a bellwether state a place where crucial trends that eventually spread throughout the U.S first take root Its national and international influence is driven by one of the largest economies in the world, by its extraordinary technological and cultural innovations, and by a disproportionately affluent and activist population larger than that ofCalifornia has long been a bellwether state a place where crucial trends that eventually spread throughout the U.S first take root Its national and international influence is driven by one of the largest economies in the world, by its extraordinary technological and cultural innovations, and by a disproportionately affluent and activist population larger than that of entire countries In short, the issues of California are the issues that are likely to have an impact on the rest of America, and college students in California are well served by studying, thinking, and writing about their home state in their composition courses California Dreams and Realities is the one composition reader that allows students to do just that.

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    1. Reading this again now was like a time warp. Some of the issues discussed are still very much issues today, even 15+ years later. Which reminded me that although 15 years is quite a long time, in the scheme of history, it's not very long at all. Some of these issues I don't hear being discussed any longer, like affirmative action and bilingual education. But this reminds me of our growing ethnic heritage intermingling, with so many young kids now being born of mixed heritage. I was trying to thi [...]

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