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The Resource Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America, Mae M. Ngai

Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America, Mae M. Ngai

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Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America
Title
Impossible subjects
Title remainder
illegal aliens and the making of modern America
Statement of responsibility
Mae M. Ngai
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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DLC
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Ngai, Mae M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Illegal aliens
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • Citizenship
Label
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America, Mae M. Ngai
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-368) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Illegal aliens : a problem of law and history -- I. The regime of quotas and papers. 1. The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 and the reconstruction of race in immigration law -- 2. Deportation policy and the making and unmaking of illegal aliens -- II. Migrants at the margins of law and nation. 3. From colonial subject to undesirable alien : Filipino migration in the invisible empire -- 4. Braceros, "wetbacks," and the national boundaries of class -- III. War, nationalism, and alien citizenship. 5. The World War II internment of Japanese Americans and the citizenship renunciation cases -- 6. The Cold War Chinese immigration crisis and the confession cases -- IV. Pluralism and nationalism in post-World War II immigration reform. 7. The liberal critique and reform of immigration policy
Control code
ocm51726775
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 377 p.
Isbn
9780691074719
Lccn
2003044486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America, Mae M. Ngai
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-368) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Illegal aliens : a problem of law and history -- I. The regime of quotas and papers. 1. The Johnson-Reed Act of 1924 and the reconstruction of race in immigration law -- 2. Deportation policy and the making and unmaking of illegal aliens -- II. Migrants at the margins of law and nation. 3. From colonial subject to undesirable alien : Filipino migration in the invisible empire -- 4. Braceros, "wetbacks," and the national boundaries of class -- III. War, nationalism, and alien citizenship. 5. The World War II internment of Japanese Americans and the citizenship renunciation cases -- 6. The Cold War Chinese immigration crisis and the confession cases -- IV. Pluralism and nationalism in post-World War II immigration reform. 7. The liberal critique and reform of immigration policy
Control code
ocm51726775
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 377 p.
Isbn
9780691074719
Lccn
2003044486
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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