Migrants and Race in the US

Migrants and Race in the US : Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside

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This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a set of racial categories that are presumed to be indigenous to the nation.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11.68mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 4 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white tables, 3 black & white halftones, 1 black & white line drawings
  • 113895747X
  • 9781138957473

About Philip Kretsedemas

Philip Kretsedemas is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. His research and writing has examined the dynamics of immigrant racialization, policy outcomes for immigrant populations and the regulation of migrant flows by the state. Some of his journal articles have appeared in American Quarterly, International Migration and Stanford Law and Policy Review. He is also the co-editor of Keeping Out the Other: A Critical Introduction to Immigration Enforcement Today (with David Brotherton; 2008, Columbia University Press) and is the author of The Immigration Crucible: Transforming 'Race', Nation and the Limits of the Law (2012, Columbia University Press).show more

Table of contents

1. Migrants and Race: An Introduction  2. The Facts (and Fictions) of Non-Blackness  3. The Problem of Territorial Belonging  4. Territorial Racism  5. Who is an American Minority?  6. Removable People  7. In-Between and Outsideshow more