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American Dreams: Dialogues in U.S. Studies
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American Dreams: Dialogues in U.S. Studies (Hardback)

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The scholars included in this collection sought to indicate more contemporary working definitions for the expression "American Dream", or rather Dreams. The multidisciplinary selections come from many countries and represent scholars from different backgrounds. They reflect the current developments and approaches in the field of US Studies and we hope to help broaden the scope of programs in higher education institutions. The chapters are thematically organized in two sections: "Initial Dialogues" and "Comparative Dialogues." The first one comprises essays that set the foundations for our discussions and intends to familiarize newcomers with the theme. The second section extends the possibilities of working comparatively with the American Dreams and a number of other interdisciplinary fields of interest for US Studies programs.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesCultural StudiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial groupsEthnic studiesEthnic minorities & multicultural studiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSociologySocial theory Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Publication Date: 01/12/2006 ISBN-13: 9781847180827  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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RICARDO MIGUEZ holds a PhD in Literary Studies with a study of the heuristic value of fiction and an MA in Anglophone Literatures with a study of the American Dream and Postmodern US television. He has had extensive training in US Studies sponsored by the US State Department and the Fulbright Commission. He also holds a Certificate in US Studies from the Steinhardt School of Education, New York University. Dr. Miguez has already taught English language Literatures at the English Department of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) and is now tenured at the Social Sciences Department of the Brazilian Naval Academy (Escola Naval). He has lectured in different countries and published papers in a number of international journals. Among his recent publications are: "That Which Dares Not Define its Name: An Overview of Postmodernism and Postmodern Trends" (2001), "New Perspectives on Anglophone Studies: An Anthology" (2002), and "'The Simpsons' Takes on the United States: Postmodernism and (De)Construction of the American Dream" (2003). He currently coordinates the Graduate Program in English Language and Culture at Veiga de Almeida University, in Brazil, and is a researcher affiliated to the Brazilian National Research Council (GrPesq/CNPq).

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