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Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America

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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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy-a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century. Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal regime of restriction that commenced in the 1920s-its statutory architecture, judicial genealogies, administrative enforcement, differential treatment of European and non-European migrants, and long-term effects. She shows that immigration restriction, page
Member of
Awards note
Award: Frederick Jackson Turner Award, 2005
Cataloging source
IDEBK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ngai, Mae M
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • Citizenship
  • Immigrants clandestins
  • Émigration et immigration
  • Nationalité
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Citizenship
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • Illegal aliens
  • United States
  • Immigranten
  • Illegale buitenlanders
  • Gesetz
  • Illegaler Einwanderer
  • USA
  • USA
Label
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Fourth printing and first paperback printing, 2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • pt. 3.
  • War, nationalism, and alien citizenship
  • 5.
  • The World War II internment of Japanese Americans and the citizenship renunciation cases
  • 6.
  • Introduction : Illegal aliens : a problem of law and history
  • The Cold War Chinese immigration crisis and the confession cases
  • pt. 4.
  • Pluralism and nationalism in post-World War II immigration reform
  • 7.
  • The liberal critique and reform of immigration policy
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Archival and other primary sources
  • pt. 1.
  • 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
  • pt. 2.
Control code
ocn874097179
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated edition / with a new forward by the author
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306513722
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400850235
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5dd18g
  • 3789480a-68ae-47a8-9f8d-2b35e7626ec7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874097179
Label
Impossible subjects : illegal aliens and the making of modern America
Publication
Note
Fourth printing and first paperback printing, 2005
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • pt. 3.
  • War, nationalism, and alien citizenship
  • 5.
  • The World War II internment of Japanese Americans and the citizenship renunciation cases
  • 6.
  • Introduction : Illegal aliens : a problem of law and history
  • The Cold War Chinese immigration crisis and the confession cases
  • pt. 4.
  • Pluralism and nationalism in post-World War II immigration reform
  • 7.
  • The liberal critique and reform of immigration policy
  • Epilogue
  • Appendix
  • Notes
  • Archival and other primary sources
  • pt. 1.
  • 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
  • pt. 2.
Control code
ocn874097179
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated edition / with a new forward by the author
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306513722
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.1515/9781400850235
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt5dd18g
  • 3789480a-68ae-47a8-9f8d-2b35e7626ec7
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874097179

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