Ow Exceptional is New York? Migration and Multiculturalism in the Empire City (Blackboard)

Option 9-Immigration: How Exceptional is New York? Migration and Multiculturalism in
the Empire City (Blackboard)
This article builds on the a?city as contexta framework in analyzing the way the unique
features of particular cities help in understanding the effects of immigration and resulting
cultural diversity. The focus is on New York City and on how recent immigration has
transformed the social construction of race and ethnicity and the nature of intergroup relations
there. New Yorkas remarkable ethnic and racial diversity, its immigrant history, and institutions
have combined to make it a receiving city, in many ways, like no other in the United States.
Multiculturalism, it is argued, has evolved there in what might be called a particular New York
While I do expect you to summarize the key points of the article of your choice, please
note that I am asking you to be thoughtful and critical in your responses. Make sure to offer your
opinions and support them with evidence from the article. Draw on relevant course material and
discussions. Do not shy away from drawing on your own personal experiences as it relates to the
material. Most of all, I am asking you to be creative.
When you are citing directly from the article, please make sure to use quotation marks
and cite the appropriate page numbers.
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those are the instructions given by the professor. the English level should not be sophisticated but simple and direct.