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October/November 1998

A debate on immigration policy led by Owen Fiss, with responses by Richard B. Freeman, T. Alexander Aleinikoff, Rogers M. Smith, and others. Neil Shister on wedding culture; Cass Sunstein on religion and sexual equality; H. Allen Orr on E. O. Wilson. Plus, fiction by Maxine Rodburg; Forrest Gander reviews Robert Creeley’s Life & Death; poetry by Lee Ann Brown, Miranda Field, and more.

 

Forum 

The Immigrant as Pariah 

REFORMING SOCIAL RESTRICTIONS ON IMMIGRANT COMMUNITIES

OWEN FISS

RESPONSES FROM RICHARD B. FREEMAN, T. ALEXANDER ALEINIKOFF, ROGERS M. SMITH, JENNIFER GORDON, ULRICH PREUSS, IRIS M. YOUNG, ROBIN WEST, MARK TUSHNET, MYRON WEINER, JAGDISH BHAGWATI, MUZAFFAR CHRISHTI. FISS REPLIES.


Essays

Questioning the modern wedding ritual
Neil Shister 
Cass R. Sunstein
E. O. Wilson’s new book is ambitious, vague, and philosophically naïve
H. Allen Orr
Fiction
Maxine Rodburg
Poetry
Introduced by Jane Miller
Introduced by Elaine Equi
Miranda Field
Charles Baudelaire
Christina Davis
Christina Davis
Mary Crockett
Mark Wunderlich
On Film
Adrian Lyne’s Lolita
Alan A. Stone 

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