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Impossible Subjects : Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Politics and Society in Twentieth Century America)
Impossible Subjects Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America - Politics and Society in Twentieth Century America
Author: Mae M. Ngai
This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy--a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century.Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal re...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780691124292
ISBN-10: 0691124299
Publication Date: 8/8/2005
Pages: 400
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Publisher: Princeton University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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