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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 31–58.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Hugh McDonnell Water was a fundamental issue in the life of North African residents of the shantytowns, or bidonvilles, that proliferated around Paris in the postwar period. In this regard, this essay examines these immigrants' experience of inadequate shelter in the face of the wet Parisian...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (94): 22–37.
Published: 01 January 2006
...Natalia Molina 2006 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 2006 Medicalizing the Mexican: Immigration, Race, and Disability in the Early-Twentieth-Century United States Natalia Molina Every few years, the debate over whether race is a social construction...
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Radical History Review (2005) 2005 (93): 200–216.
Published: 01 October 2005
...Jerry Atkin 2005 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization,Inc. 2005 The Immigrant Workers Freedom Rides of 2003. All photographs by Jerry Atkin The Immigrant Workers Freedom Rides of 2003...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (143): 125–140.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Sarah L. Townsend Abstract In the late 1980s, amid immigration reform in the United States, legislators and lobbyists secured generous visa allotments for Irish immigrants, whose path to legal residency in the United States narrowed after the 1965 Hart-Celler Act abolished the national origins...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 103–125.
Published: 01 May 2009
... stating, “No Blacks, no dogs, no Irish.” My study of the experiences of white and non-white immigrants in this period aims to add to existing political analyses with a sociocultural exploration of migrants' adaptations to life in post-imperial Britain. By analyzing the Irish experience as well as those...
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Published: 01 October 2019
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 41–56.
Published: 01 May 2009
... draconian ways of dealing with the Irish populace. The period since 1996, during which Ireland has become a country of immigration, illustrates how racism has undergone a transformation into the object of official state policies to eliminate it. Yet it flourishes as part of a globalized set of power...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 75–93.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Melissa Autumn White Drawing on interviews with self-identified LGBTQ migrants, lawyers and immigration consultants conducted in Toronto in 2008–09 and 2013, this article explores the affective economies of queer migration governance in the transnational Canadian context. With a specific focus...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 94–107.
Published: 01 October 2014
... to establish a capacious notion of the archive devised and enabled by undocumented queer immigrants' households in New York City. Using ethnographic fieldwork and buoyed by writings in affect theory and material culture studies, this essay aspires to understand how seemingly chaotic and disorderly household...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 175–185.
Published: 01 May 2021
...Jessica Ordaz Abstract This article explores the intersection between migrant detention and HIV/AIDS from the 1980s to the present. “AIDS Knows No Borders” centers histories of exclusion, detention, and deportation. The first part discusses immigration policy that made AIDS screening mandatory...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (115): 115–141.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jana K. Lipman This article analyzes the origins of the Krome detention center, an immigration prison that has its genesis in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis and the 1980 Mariel boatlift. I argue that the history of Krome maps the transformation of a single site from a Cold War nuclear launching pad...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 83–108.
Published: 01 May 2011
...- and English-language newspapers, menus, cookbooks, federal and city documents, I discuss the significance of Thai food to Thai Americans in four parts. First, I show how the origins of the Thai culinary scene in Los Angeles spawned not from the arrival of Thai immigrants to U.S. soil but from U.S...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (117): 119–129.
Published: 01 October 2013
...-income communities, people of color, immigrants, and other disenfranchised communities and sections of American society. Avila, Wolfson, and Yu describe some of the challenges faced by the disenfranchised with regard to communication and media to argue that an ability to access, generate, and share...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (111): 90–100.
Published: 01 September 2011
... of New Yorkers, the interviews reveal the backlash experienced by immigrants from Afghanistan (and from the Middle East and South Asia) and the transgenerational and transnational legacy of histories of violence, which manifest themselves in ordinary family stories and feelings. Moreover, this culturally...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (107): 195–208.
Published: 01 May 2010
... ecological connections between countries, about ecosystems that cross international borders, and about the environmental impact of transnational industries, export agriculture, international trade, and immigration. The works under review here address these themes, and the current essay frames the books...
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Radical History Review (2016) 2016 (126): 11–29.
Published: 01 October 2016
...Jen Manion This essay examines the roots and legacy of violence against women in prison at the hands of guards and matrons during the first fifty years of the penitentiary in New York State. While immigrant and black women were disproportionately victims of institutional violence, US-born white men...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (128): 173–198.
Published: 01 May 2017
... media treatments of Puerto Ricans in New York City and rural Michigan. It also shows how postwar discussions of Puerto Ricans differed from denunciations of earlier European immigrants, who by now had consolidated their position as socially white. Finally, it demonstrates how gendered notions...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 212–224.
Published: 01 May 2012
...—in which existing tours have missed opportunities to redefine the legal and the criminal. Rebecca Amato notes how sensationalist crime tours in New York have obscured more challenging legal histories of gentrification and property laws that allow for displacement of poor immigrant neighborhoods. Jeffrey...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (104): 17–40.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Kerby A. Miller Based on Ulster Presbyterian immigrant correspondence and recent research in Irish religious demography, this essay argues that Unionist cultural and political hegemony over northern Irish Protestants was constructed largely because of the massive emigrations (mostly to the United...
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Radical History Review (2009) 2009 (105): 151–155.
Published: 01 October 2009
...Persis M. Karim This essay highlights the changes in literature in Iran and in the diaspora since the 1979 Iranian Revolution, and it especially emphasizes the role of literature and writers in responding to the societal changes in Iran, as well as to the experience of immigration to the West...