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Three Mistakes in Open Borders Debates

Adam B. Cox

in Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

What might justify laws that restrict the free movement of people across international borders? This chapter corrects three common mistakes made by those who try to answer this question. First, ... More


Bordering by Law: The Migration of Law, Crimes, Sovereignty, and the Mai

Judith Resnik

in Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479860951
eISBN:
9781479811151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479860951.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Law is filled with segmented narratives. The literature mapping the illegalization of the migration of peoples does not reference that many borders have become readily traversable, if not invisible, ... More


Declare War on Britain to Avert Civil War in the U.S.?

Gerald Horne

in Negro Comrades of the Crown: African Americans and the British Empire Fight the U.S. Before Emancipation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814773499
eISBN:
9780814790502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814773499.003.0012
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses events following the annexation of Texas in 1845. These include the possibility of war between the republic and the monarchy over the Oregon Territory; Dixie's confrontations ... More


A Legal System in Flux

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the confusing legal situation created by the transfer of the Louisiana Territory from Spain to France, and eventually to the United States. When Anglo-American and ... More


Outside the Bonds of Matrimony

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter highlights the significance of domestic law in shaping racial identity, as well as its limitations in regulating behavior. For instance, the laws of the Territory of Orleans and the ... More


Contesting Claims

Shaul Kelner

in Tours That Bind: Diaspora, Pilgrimage, and Israeli Birthright Tourism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748169
eISBN:
9780814749180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748169.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter delves into political and ethical issues involved in representing contested histories and territories, as visitors tour a land embroiled in conflict. Through ethnographic portraits of ... More


2 A Legal System in Flux

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on the confusing legal situation created by the transfer of the Louisiana Territory from Spain to France, and eventually to the United States. When Anglo-American and ... More


4 Outside the Bonds of Matrimony

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter highlights the significance of domestic law in shaping racial identity, as well as its limitations in regulating behavior. For instance, the laws of the Territory of Orleans and the ... More


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