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Deportable and disposable : public rhetoric and the making of the "illegal" immigrant / Lisa A. Flores.

Author/Creator:
Flores, Lisa A. author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2020]
Series:
Rhetoric and democratic deliberation ; v. 24.
Rhetoric and democratic deliberation ; volume 24
Format/Description:
Book
xiii, 219 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Undocumented immigrants -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Mexicans -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Foreign workers -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 20th century.
Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Foreign workers.
Undocumented immigrants.
Mexicans.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Studies popular tropes in the United States for Mexican immigrants, tracing the history and usage of terms that were shaped by race, class, and national borders"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1. Making "Mexican" in Deportability and "Illegality"
2. The Threat of Race
3. The Promise of Race and the Whiteness of Nation
4. Seeing Race, Recognizing Mexican "Illegality".
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780271087887
0271087889
OCLC:
1141129284
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