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The Resource Operation Gatekeeper : the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Joseph Nevins ; [with a foreword by Mike Davis], (electronic book)

Operation Gatekeeper : the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Joseph Nevins ; [with a foreword by Mike Davis], (electronic book)

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Operation Gatekeeper : the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary
Title
Operation Gatekeeper
Title remainder
the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Nevins ; [with a foreword by Mike Davis]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
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Nevins, Joseph
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Illegal aliens
  • Border patrols
  • Operation Gatekeeper (U.S.)
  • U.S. Border Patrol.
Label
Operation Gatekeeper : the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Joseph Nevins ; [with a foreword by Mike Davis], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The creation of the U.S.-Mexico boundary and the remaking of the United States and Mexico in the border region -- 3. Local context and the creation of difference in the border region -- 4. The bounding of the United States and the emergence of Operation Gatekeeper -- 5. The ideological roots of the "illegal" : the "other" as threat and the rise of the boundary as the symbol of protection -- 6. The effects and significance of the bounding of the United States -- 7. Nationalism, the territorial state, and the construction of boundary-related identities -- 8. Conclusion : searching for security in an age of intensifying globalization
Control code
9780203905098
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
285 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203905098
Lccn
2001034989
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Operation Gatekeeper : the rise of the "illegal alien" and the making of the U.S.-Mexico boundary, Joseph Nevins ; [with a foreword by Mike Davis], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. The creation of the U.S.-Mexico boundary and the remaking of the United States and Mexico in the border region -- 3. Local context and the creation of difference in the border region -- 4. The bounding of the United States and the emergence of Operation Gatekeeper -- 5. The ideological roots of the "illegal" : the "other" as threat and the rise of the boundary as the symbol of protection -- 6. The effects and significance of the bounding of the United States -- 7. Nationalism, the territorial state, and the construction of boundary-related identities -- 8. Conclusion : searching for security in an age of intensifying globalization
Control code
9780203905098
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
285 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780203905098
Lccn
2001034989
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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