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Americans without law : the racial boundaries of citizenship

Americans without law : the racial boundaries of citizenship

Author: Mark Stuart Weiner
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Americans Without Law shows how the racial boundaries of civic life are based on widespread perceptions about the relative capacity of minority groups for legal behavior, which Mark S. Weiner calls "juridical racialism." The book follows the history of this civic discourse by examining the legal status of four minority groups in four successive historical periods: American Indians in the 1880s, Filipinos after the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weiner, Mark Stuart.
Americans without law.
New York : New York University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2005032447
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Stuart Weiner
ISBN: 9781435607415 1435607414 9780814793657 0814793657 0814793649 9780814793640 9780814784709 0814784704
OCLC Number: 181157350
Description: 1 online resource (x, 197 pages)
Contents: Laws of development, laws of land --
Teutonic constitutionalism and the Spanish-American War --
The biological politics of Japanese exclusion --
Culture, personality, and racial liberalism.
Responsibility: Mark S. Weiner.
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Argues that the story of juridical racialism shows how race and citizenship served as a nexus for the professionalization of the social sciences  Read more...


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Commendably and profoundly, the author maps the numerous uncharted waters of racial discrimination showing how anthropology and culture intermix with law to form wide-ranging and lasting policies of Read more...

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