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How race is made in America : immigration, citizenship, and the historical power of racial scripts

Author: Natalia Molina
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2014.
Series: American crossroads, 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines Mexican immigration - from 1924 when immigration acts drastically reduced immigration to the US to 1965 when many quotas were abolished - to understand how broad themes of race and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Natalia Molina
ISBN: 9780520280083 0520280083
OCLC Number: 898719258
Description: xv, 207 p. : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Introduction Part I. Immigration Regimes I: Mapping Race and Citizenship Chapter One: Placing Mexican Immigration within the Larger Landscape of Race Relations in the U.S. Chapter Two: "What is a White Man?": The Quest to Make Mexicans Ineligible for U.S. Citizenship Chapter Three: Birthright Citizenship Beyond Black and White Part II. Immigration Regimes II: Making Mexicans Deportable Chapter Four: Mexicans Suspended in a State of Deportability: Medical Racialization and Immigration Policy in the 1940s Chapter Five: Deportations in the Urban Landscape Epilogue: Making Race in the Twenty-First Century Notes Bibliography
Series Title: American crossroads, 38.
Responsibility: Natalia Molina.

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