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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 621–628.
Published: 01 July 2014
...Jennifer M. Chacón Over the past two decades, the US government has expanded immigration detention to unprecedented levels. This essay explores the social and doctrinal origins of the immigration detention boom and provides a critique of the legal doctrines that continue to insulate immigration...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (4): 949–966.
Published: 01 October 2001
...Carole Boyce Davies Carole Boyce Davies Deportable Subjects: U.S. Immigration Laws and the Criminalizing of Communism There are, under our present...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 373–386.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Lynn Marie Houston The U.S. meat industry's tarnished reputation after the mad cow disease crisis has driven some ranchers to a breaking point, in which they blame food safety issues on illegal immigrants. This essay investigates the activities of a group called Ranch Rescue, whose members “round...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2002) 101 (4): 779–805.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Jean Comaroff; John Comaroff 2002 Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff 2002 Jean Comaroff and John Comaroff Alien-Nation: Zombies, Immigrants, and Millennial Capitalism Productive labor—or even production in general— no longer appears as...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (4): 755–757.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Arturo Dávila Duke University Press 2006 Arturo Dávila The Immigrant Song Weeping, weeping multitudes DroopinahundredA.B.C.’s —T. S. Eliot I We took the long...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (4): 651–669.
Published: 01 October 2008
... native peoples. In the early twentieth century, Horace Kallen, John Dewey, Louis Brandeis, and others attempted to “naturalize” the increasing diversity of (European) immigration to the United States at the same time that they argued for “Americanizing” support for Zionist settlement. Kallen, Dewey, and...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2011) 110 (1): 179–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
... scholarship by showing that sexual norms critically shape where and how states draw distinctions between legal and illegal status. In Ireland at the turn of the millennium, pregnant migrants were constructed as paradigmatic figures of illegal immigration, whose arrival and childbearing were to be prevented...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 741–761.
Published: 01 October 2012
... effort to advance the rights of low-waged and immigrant workers from the bottom up, the countervailing maneuvers of which can be seen as an embryonic form of repoliticization, a new politics of contingent labor. © 2012 Duke University Press 2012 The South Atlantic Quarterly 111:4, Fall 2012 doi...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (4): 783–802.
Published: 01 October 2012
..., understanding, valorization, and inhabitation of the times of life and their relations in a global economy in which the “production time” of capital has encompassed all of life. Drawing on the social contexts of undocumented immigrants, guest workers, refugees, and displaced persons, I elaborate on differential...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 745–761.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Kathy E. Ferguson This essay looks at the Russian Revolution as both a historical event and a productive symbol in the work of anarchists in the United States and Russia in the early twentieth century. The February and October Revolutions were formative in many ways: many immigrants returned to...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 863–872.
Published: 01 October 2017
... immigration control and drug interdiction, while also engaging in their own efforts to pick up trash left behind by undocumented border crossers and protect natural resources from degradation caused by border enforcement and smuggling activities. In their effort to “clean up” public lands, land managers...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 873–883.
Published: 01 October 2017
... neoliberal governance regarding immigration and is employed with deadly force to police the border. No More Deaths’ project of care becomes an abolitionist project in that it abolishes hierarchies of human value and the logics of criminalization and strategic abandonment that produce the crisis of migrant...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 410–419.
Published: 01 April 2018
... following an immigration raid at an informal hiring site in southern California, the essay explores how day laborers’ Popular Education praxis has been mobilized through music to build worker solidarity in the defense of hiring sites as a form of urban commons. It argues that the growing repertoire of day...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2008) 107 (2): 355–372.
Published: 01 April 2008
... between organic and conventionally farmed foods, as well as the larger (possibly untenable) distinctions between nature and culture. Finally, the essay expands into a larger frame of debate to consider the way in which contamination inflects the national discourse on immigration. © 2008 Duke University...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2009) 108 (1): 219–235.
Published: 01 January 2009
... intensified deportations, border militarization, and congressional posturing on immigration reform; the undocumented migrant is no longer the anonymous dishwasher or nanny in hiding but rather appears as the highly publicized face of the “illegal alien.” On the other hand, this is a time of increased...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2021) 120 (2): 279–283.
Published: 01 April 2021
... according to the cities in which she has lived, with each place having its own advantages and drawbacks. While each environment in which one must tediously wait—an immigration office, the health insurance office, the doctor’s office, the bank, an art supplies shop, and the grocery store—is familiar, the...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2017) 116 (4): 852–862.
Published: 01 October 2017
...Sophie Smith References Andreas Peter . 2000 . Border Games: Policing the U.S.-Mexico Divide . Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press . Boodman Eric . 2017 . “ After Trump’s Immigration Crackdown, A Desert Clinic Tries to Save Lives without Breaking the Law .” Statnews...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2006) 105 (4): 777–799.
Published: 01 October 2006
... concerns about illegal immigration and global terrorism have taken center stage.Yet all the condi- tions of the border environment that made their way into the mainstream reporting in the early 1990s can still be found: the shanties, the squatter settlements, the open sewers, the illegal dumping...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (2): 406–409.
Published: 01 April 2018
... workers whose ruthless exposure to job- related injury is routinely facilitated by US immigration authorities (Grabell 2017), Uber employees induced by video game-like stimuli to overwork themselves (Scheiber 2017), and the Mexican migrants who, in 2017, su‡o- cated to death in a truck trailer...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2001) 100 (4): 981–1004.
Published: 01 October 2001
... scholars and practitioners about the propriety of the ‘‘cultural defense’’ in 1 cases involving immigrant crime. Specifically...