Moloney, Deirdre M.

National Insecurities : Immigrants and U.S. Deportation Policy Since 1882 - Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, 2012. - 1 online resource (328 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; CHAPTER 1. Women, Sexuality, and Economic Dependency in Early U.S. Deportation Policy; CHAPTER 2. Differential Regulation: Interrogating Sexuality in Europe, in Urban America, and along the Mexican Border; CHAPTER 3. Gender, Dependency, and the Likely to Become a Public Charge Provision; CHAPTER 4. Loathsome or Contagious: Immigrant Bodies, Disease, and Eugenics and the Borders; CHAPTER 5. Clash of Civilizations: Whiteness, Orientalism, and the Limits of Religious Tolerance at the Borders CHAPTER 6. Deportation Based on Politics, Labor, and IdeologyCHAPTER 7. Immigrants' Rights as Human Rights; Conclusion; APPENDIX A: Excerpts of Major U.S. Legislation Pertaining to Immigration Deportation Policy; APPENDIX B: Aliens Removed or Returned, Fiscal Years 1892 to 2008; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

For over a century, deportation and exclusion have defined eligibility for citizenship in the United States and, in turn, have shaped what it means to be American. In this broad analysis of policy from 1882 to present, Deirdre Moloney places current debates about immigration issues in historical context. Focusing on several ethnic groups, Moloney closely examines how gender and race led to differences in the implementation of U.S. immigration policy as well as how poverty, sexuality, health, and ideologies were regulated at the borders. Emphasizing the perspectives of immigrants and their

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Deportation - United States - History.
Deportation -- United States -- History.
Illegal aliens - Government policy - United States - History.
Illegal aliens -- Government policy -- United States -- History.
Immigrants - United States - Social conditions.
Immigrants -- United States -- Social conditions.
United States - Emigration and immigration - Government policy - History.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History.
Women immigrants - Legal status, laws, etc - United States.
Women immigrants -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.


Electronic books.

JV6483 .M645 2012

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