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No one is illegal : fighting violence and state repression on the U.S.-Mexico border

Autore: Justin Akers Chacón; Mike Davis; Julián Cardona
Pubblicazione: Chicago, Illinois : Haymarket Books, [2006] ©2006
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Overview: No One Is Illegal debunks the leading ideas behind the often violent right-wing backlash against immigrants. Countering the chorus of anti-immigrant voices, Mike Davis and Justin Akers Chacon expose the racism of anti-immigration vigilantes and put a human face on the immigrants who risk their lives to cross the border to work in the United States. Davis and Akers Chacon challenge the racist politics of  Per saperne di più…
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Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Akers Chacón, Justin.
No one is illegal.
Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2006
(OCoLC)656857473
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Justin Akers Chacón; Mike Davis; Julián Cardona
ISBN: 1931859353 9781931859356
Numero OCLC: 69792148
Descrizione: 333 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contenuti: Preface --
Part 1: What Is A Vigilante Man?: White Violence In California History / Mike Davis --
Introduction --
1: Pinkertons, Klansmen, and vigilantes --
2: White savages --
3: Yellow peril --
4: Swat a Jap --
5: Anti-Filipino riots --
6: IWW versus the KKK --
7: In dubious battle --
8: Thank the vigilantes --
9: Zoot Suit wars --
10: Beating the UFW --
11: Last vigilantes --
Part 2: Mexico: Caught In The Web Of US Empire / Justin Akers Chacon --
Introduction --
12: Conquest sets the stage --
13: Neoliberalism consumes the "Mexican miracle" --
14: From the Maquiladoras to NAFTA: profiting from borders --
Part 3: Mexican Workers: Other American Working Class --
15: Mexican workers to the rescue --
16: Segregated workers: class struggle in the fields --
17: Bracero Program: twentieth-century caste system --
18: Poverty in the fields: legacy of the Bracero Program --
19: Immigrant workers continue to build America --
Part 4: War On Immigrants: --
20: Immigration policy as a means to control labor --
21: Race and class construction of immigration restrictions --
22: Constructing the "illegal" Mexican worker: racism and Mexican labor --
23: Immigration double standards --
24: Militarizing the border: death warrant for migrant workers --
25: Inventing an invisible enemy: September 11 and the war on immigrants --
26: Bipartisan segregationists of labor --
27: Right wing calls the shots --
28: Terrorists on the border: Minutemen stalk their prey --
Part 5: Queremos un Mundo Sin Fronteras! --
29: Human rights activists confront the far right --
30: Unions and immigrant workers --
31: Making borders history --
32: New civil rights movement --
Notes --
Index.
Altri titoli: Fighting violence and state repression on the U.S.-Mexico border
Responsabilità: Justin Akers Chacón, Mike Davis ; photographs by Julián Cardona.
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