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The Resource Family activism : immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship, Amalia Pallares, (electronic resource)

Family activism : immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship, Amalia Pallares, (electronic resource)

Label
Family activism : immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship
Title
Family activism
Title remainder
immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship
Statement of responsibility
Amalia Pallares
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing upon the idea of the "impossible activism" of undocumented immigrants, Amalia Pallares argues that those without legal status defy this "impossible" context by relying on the politicization of the family to challenge justice within contemporary immigration law. The culmination of a seven-year-long ethnography of undocumented immigrants and their families in Chicago, as well as national immigrant politics, Family Activism examines the ways in which the family has become politically significant"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pallares, Amalia
Dewey number
325.73
LC call number
JV6456
LC item number
.P35 2015
Series statement
Latinidad: transnational cultures in the United States
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrant families
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrant families
  • Immigrants
  • United States
  • United States
  • Chicago (Ill.)
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Hispanic American Studies
Label
Family activism : immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship, Amalia Pallares, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-155) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Immigrant Rights Activism and the Family Paradox1 From Reunification to Separation2 A Tale of Sanctuary: Agency, Representativity, and Motherhood3 Regarding Family: From Local to National Activism4 Our Youth, Our Families: DREAM Act Politics and Neoliberal NationalismConclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001351541
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780813564562
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014014277
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001351541
Label
Family activism : immigrant struggles and the politics of noncitizenship, Amalia Pallares, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-155) and index
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- Introduction: Immigrant Rights Activism and the Family Paradox1 From Reunification to Separation2 A Tale of Sanctuary: Agency, Representativity, and Motherhood3 Regarding Family: From Local to National Activism4 Our Youth, Our Families: DREAM Act Politics and Neoliberal NationalismConclusion -- Notes -- References -- Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001351541
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780813564562
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2014014277
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001351541

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