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

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

Author: Justin Akers Chacón; Mike Davis; Julián Cardona
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A rare combination of an author, [Mike Davis is] Rachel Carson and Upton Sinclair all in one."--Susan Faludi "[Davis' writing is] perceptive and rigorous."-David Montgomery, The Nation "[Davis' work is] brilliant, provocative, and exhaustively researched."-The Village Voice "[Davis' work is] eloquent and passionate."-Tariq Ali No One Is Illegal debunks the leading ideas behind the often violent right-wing backlash  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Akers Chacón, Justin.
No one is illegal.
Chicago, Ill. : Haymarket Books, ©2006
(DLC) 2006018288
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Akers Chacón; Mike Davis; Julián Cardona
ISBN: 9781608460526 1608460525
OCLC Number: 656857473
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (333 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I. "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. The anti-Filipino riots --
6. The IWW versus the KKK --
7. In dubious battle --
8. Thank the vigilantes --
9. The Zoot Suit wars --
10. Beating the UFW --
11. The last vigilantes --
pt. II. Mexico : caught in the web of U.S. empire / Justin Akers Chacón --
Introduction --
12. Conquest sets the stage --
13. Neoliberalism consumes the "Mexican miracle" --
14. From the Maquiladoras to NAFTA : profiting from borders --
pt. III. Mexican workers : the "other" American working class --
15. Mexican workers to the rescue --
16. Segregated workers : class struggle in the fields --
17. The Bracero Program : a twentieth-century caste system --
18. Poverty in the fields : legacy of the Bracero Program --
19. Immigrant workers continue to build America --
pt. IV. The war on immigrants --
20. Immigration policy as a means to control labor --
21. The 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. The bipartisan segregationists of labor --
27. The right wing calls the shots --
28. Terrorists on the border : the Minutemen stalk their prey --
pt. V. ¡Queremos un Mundo Sin Fronteras! --
29. Human rights activists confront the far right --
30. Unions and immigrant workers --
31. Making borders history --
32. A new civil rights movement.
Responsibility: Justin Akers Chacón, Mike Davis ; photographs by Julián Cardona.
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