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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 35–54.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Carlos Ulises Decena; Michele G. Shedlin; Angela Martínez Duke University Press 2006 “Los hombres no mandan aquí” N arr ating Immigr ant Genders a nd Se xualities in New York El me decía [en...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 73–80.
Published: 01 September 2006
...James E. Claffey Duke University Press 2006 Anti-immigrant Violence in Suburbia Editors’ Preface James E. Claffey James Claffey, program officer for the Long Island Community Founda- tion...
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Social Text (1 December 2010) 28 (4 (105)): 1–24.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Alicia Schmidt Camacho This essay argues that the failures of U.S. immigration enforcement institutions functioned as a strategic policy from 2003 to 2010, when the undocumented population in the United States reached an unprecedented twelve million people. The author examines how the so-called...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 81–98.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Pilar A. Parra; Max J. Pfeffer Duke University Press 2006 New Immigrants in Rural Communities The Ch allenges of Integr ation The 2000 U.S. Census of Population reported increased Latino migration...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 99–130.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Alyshia Gálvez Duke University Press 2006 La Virgen Meets Eliot Spitzer Articul ating l A bor Rights for Me xic an Immigr ants “We’re being taken advantage of. We’re not being respected. If...
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Social Text (1 September 2016) 34 (3 (128)): 1–25.
Published: 01 September 2016
... narratives, and its emphasis on winning over adversaries rather than fighting them — ultimately narrowed the goals of this movement and resulted in limited changes for immigrant domestic workers. While symbolic recognition through storytelling has been important in humanizing and making visible the struggles...
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Social Text (1 September 2011) 29 (3 (108)): 51–72.
Published: 01 September 2011
... worthy of state protection. Agamben argues that it is possible to be physically alive but politically abandoned, and this is clearly the position Kee occupies as a refugee or “illegal” immigrant in the film. However, she gains political agency through the protection already afforded her fetus. Therefore...
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Social Text (1 September 2012) 30 (3 (112)): 27–47.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., exposing the persistence of colonial racism in contemporary France, where metaphors of hospitality have effaced the fraught history of (post)colonial immigration. Placing Mohamed Take Your Suitcase in the context of post-1967 Maghrebi and Franco-Maghrebi pro-Palestinian activism, my reading shows that...
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Social Text (1 June 2014) 32 (2 (119)): 53–75.
Published: 01 June 2014
... drama provides a greater understanding of identity politics in the “New Europe,” since Cape Verdeans, unlike other immigrant populations, for example, Turks in Germany or Moroccans in France, have never been construed as a complete “other” to Europe. The tension between creole as hybridity and creole as...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 99–120.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Armando García In light of the current immigration debate, and in particular the state-sponsored carceral arguments most recently sparked by the arrival of Central American refugee children on the US-Mexico border, this article takes cues from the late José Esteban Muñoz’s call to sense the...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 1–12.
Published: 01 September 2006
... interview in this issue, describes the paradox of contemporary Latino/a labor migration. As long as immigrant workers stay behind the scenes, their brawn and skills are highly appre- ciated. However, their presence on street corners, in schools, parks, and stores has become highly contentious for...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... wanted to do with safety in Pakistan. There is no infrastructure in place in Pakistan where I could obtain legal recourse if threatened for being queer. As queer immigrants in this country are usually placed outside immigration law, applying for asylum...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Margaret Gray 1 Without Their Children: Rethinking Motherhood among Transnational Migrant Women  Melanie Nicholson 13 “Los hombres no mandan aqu Narrating Immigrant Genders and Sexualities in New York  Carlos Ulises Decena, Michele G. Shedlin,   and Angela Martínez 35 A la parada: The...
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Social Text (1 September 2002) 20 (3 (72)): 101–115.
Published: 01 September 2002
... September 11 as well. Among the enormous violence done by the United States since the tragedies suffered on September 11 has been an unrelenting, multivalent assault on the bodies, psyches, and rights of Arab, Muslim, and South Asian immigrants. Restrictions on immigration of young men from Mus...
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Social Text (1 March 2000) 18 (1 (62)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2000
... state were “legal,” green-card-holding immigrants receiving federal aid through the Social Security Administra- tion (SSA). In September 1997, states began implementing their specific plans to remove immigrants from SSA-administered Supplemental Secu- rity...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 131–138.
Published: 01 September 2006
...Carlos Ulises Decena; Margaret Gray Duke University Press 2006 Putting Transnationalism to Work An Interview with Filmm aker Ale x River a Alex Rivera, the son of a Peruvian immigrant and a native...
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Social Text (1 June 2007) 25 (2 (91)): 81–102.
Published: 01 June 2007
... continuing escalation and normalization of immigrant death, and a historically specific intensification of “migrant” policing in Mexico. Drawing on my long-term ethnographic research in the Arizona and Sonora borderlands on a severely...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): 13–33.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Women Lupe is a twenty-six-year-old woman from Mexico City. She has lived in Melanie Nicholson Red Hook, New York, since September 2001, when she crossed the bor- der at Brownsville, Texas, and came north to join her husband, Gabriel. Lupe and Gabriel are part of a wave of recent immigrants to...
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Social Text (1 March 2006) 24 (1 (86)): 55–79.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Menon killed a store clerk from Pakistan, blinded a clerk from Bangladesh, and then, saying “God Bless America,” murdered Vasudev Patel, an Indian immigrant.1 These were not random acts of violence. Mistaken as being of Middle Eastern descent, many South Asian Americans/immigrants, along with...
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Social Text (1 June 2006) 24 (2 (87)): np.
Published: 01 June 2006
... Israeli and Palestinian literature and film, postcolonial theory, and the politics of memory. Her recent articles include “The ‘Problem of Immigration’ from a Child’s Point of View: The Poetics of Abjection in Albert Swissa’s Aqud and Farida Belghoul’s Georgette! ” and “ ‘Permanent...