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The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 1986: The ‘Politics of Place-making’ and Suspect Citizenship

Anupama Roy

in Mapping Citizenship in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198066743
eISBN:
9780199080069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198066743.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter examines the politics of place-making, the marking out of ethno-spaces, and the setting in motion of a process whereby citizenship's association with descent is affirmed. Since the ... More


The Protective Self: Slave Sexual Health, Crime, and U.S. Legal Personhood Celia’s Murder Trial and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents

Andrea Stone

in Black Well-Being: Health and Selfhood in Antebellum Black Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813062570
eISBN:
9780813051604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062570.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The book proceeds from injury, illness, and disability to interrogate how the prevention of harm within the United States functions as a mode of conceptualizing selfhood in the context of slave ... More


Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035154
eISBN:
9780226035079
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035079.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Shareholder litigation and class action suits play a key role in protecting investors and regulating big businesses. But Directors' and Officers' liability insurance shields corporations and their ... More


Introduction

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

For many, the punitive turn in immigration stems from the attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Although 9/11 linked immigration and national security, this link occurred more in ... More


Conclusion

John H. Flores

in The Mexican Revolution in Chicago: Immigration Politics from the Early Twentieth Century to the Cold War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041808
eISBN:
9780252050473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041808.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

During the first half of the twentieth century, Mexican Chicago was shaped by the ebbs and flows of revolutionary politics. Initially, the liberals, radicals, and conservatives all defined themselves ... More


Recognizing a Pirate Shipwreck without the Skull and Crossbones

Courtney Page and Charles R. Ewen

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Many of the things that create the image of piracy do not preserve well in the archaeological environment. Piracy as an illegal act and as a physical activity, is difficult behavior to detect in a ... More


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