Americans Without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship

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Americans Without Law shows how the racial boundaries of civic life are based on widespread perceptions about the relative capacity of minority groups for legal behavior, which Mark S. Weiner calls "juridical racialism." The book follows the history of this civic discourse by examining the legal status of four minority groups in four successive historical periods: American Indians in the 1880s, Filipinos after the Spanish-American War, Japanese immigrants in the 1920s, and African Americans in the 1940s and 1950s. Weiner ...

Americans Without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship 2008, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814793657

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Americans Without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship 2006, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814793640

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