Race, nation, war : Japanese American forced removal, public policy and national security / Ayanna Yonemura.
- Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019.
x, 118 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
- United States -- Race relations.
Germany -- Race relations.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Germany -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Masculinity -- Political aspects -- United States.
Masculinity -- Political aspects -- Germany.
Political culture -- United States.
Political culture -- Germany.
- Ayanna Yonemura is lecturer in the Ethnic Studies and Sociology Departments at California State University Sacramento, USA. Her research looks at race, public policy, and urban planning from a feminist perspective.
- This book examines international post-9/11 policies by connecting them to the US violations of Japanese Americans' human rights during World War II. Analysing the policies of the United States, Race, Nation, War illustrates how ideas of race and masculinity shaped the indefinite leave policy which the government used to move Japanese Americans out of camps during the war. With attention to recent American and European policies, the author demonstrates that race, gender, and nation also converge in President Trump's policies on refugees and human rights, the German and European migrant crises, and related German policies and politics. Assayed from a unique city and regional planning perspective, Race, Nation, War will appeal not only to scholars of planning, but also to those with interests in American Studies, gender studies, race and ethnicity, sociology, history, and public policy.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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