Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America - Ngai, Mae M, and Chafe, William (Editor), and Gerstle, Gary (Editor)

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 ...

Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America 2014, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691160825

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Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America 2005, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691124292

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Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America 2003, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691074719

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