How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts

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How Race Is Made in America examines Mexican Americans-from 1924, when American law drastically reduced immigration into the United States, to 1965, when many quotas were abolished-to understand how broad themes of race and citizenship are constructed. These years shaped the emergence of what Natalia Molina describes as an immigration regime , which defined the racial categories that continue to influence perceptions in the United States about Mexican Americans, race, and ethnicity. Molina demonstrates that despite ...

How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts 2014, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520280083

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How Race Is Made in America: Immigration, Citizenship, and the Historical Power of Racial Scripts 2014, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520280076

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