Disenchanting citizenship : Mexican migrants and the boundaries of belonging / Luis F.B. Plascencia.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Latinidad: Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012Description: 1 online resource (x, 252 p.).ISBN: 9780813553344 (electronic bk.); 0813553342 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mexican Americans -- Ethnic identity | Mexican Americans -- Civil rights | Mexican Americans -- Social conditions | Mexicans -- Migrations | Citizenship -- United States | Aliens -- United States | United States -- Politics and government | United States -- Ethnic relations | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Disenchanting citizenship.DDC classification: 305.86872073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-245) and index.
Introduction: locating citizenships -- Fields of citizenship -- The Janus face of citizenship: the side of inclusion -- The Janus face of citizenship: the side of exclusion -- The making of citizens: promoting and schooling -- Bearing true faith and allegiance: entering the circle of citizenship -- Desire, sacrifice, and disenchantment -- Epilogue: the boundaries of birth and power.
Luis F.B. Plascencia & rsquo;s Disenchanting Citizenship explores two interrelated issues: U.S. citizenship and the Mexican migrants & rsquo; position in the United States. Through an extensive and multifaceted collection of interviews, ethnographic fieldwork, ethno-historical research, and public policy analysis, Plascencia probes the ways in which citizenshiop discourses are understood and taken up by individuals. The book uncovers citizenship & rsquo;s root as a Janus-faced construct that encompasses a simultaneous process of inclusion and exclusion. This notion of citizenship is mapped on to t.
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