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Covering immigration : popular images and the politics of the nation

Author: Leo R Chavez
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Gives a cultural history of the immigration issue in the United States since 1965. This work traces the connections between the social, legal, and economic conditions surrounding immigration and the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo R Chavez
ISBN: 0520224353 9780520224353 0520224361 9780520224360
OCLC Number: 45618335
Description: xv, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: discourses on immigration and the nation --
Developing a visual discourse on immigration --
Toward a framework for reading magazine covers --
A lexicon of images, icons, and metaphors for a discourse on immigration and the nation --
Immigration orthodoxies and heresies, 1965-85 --
Discourses on immigration and the nation, 1986-93 --
Immigrants outside the imagined community of the nation, 1994-99 --
Manufacturing consensus on an anti-Mexican immigration discourse --
Alternative readings from America's future.
Responsibility: Leo R. Chavez.
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