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Controlling International Migration through Enforcement: The Case of the United States

Frank D. Bean and David A. Spener

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Seeks to ascertain the degree to which recent employer sanctions and border interdiction policies in the US have been effective in curtailing international migration in general and Mexican migration, ... More


A Miaphysite Commonwealth

Philip Wood

in ‘We have no king but Christ’: Christian Political Thought in Greater Syria on the Eve of the Arab Conquest (c.400-585)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588497
eISBN:
9780191595424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588497.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Asian and Middle Eastern History: BCE to 500CE

This final chapter investigates how the kind of political and historical ideas employed among Syriac‐speaking Miaphysites in Mesopotamia were exported elsewhere in the Roman world, focl1sing on the ... More


Thor, God of Borders: Transnationalism and Celestial Connections in the Superhero Film

Vincent M. Gaine

in Superheroes On World Screens

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462340
eISBN:
9781626746787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462340.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The chapter discusses Thor (2011) as an example of transnational filmmaking. This discussion includes analysis of Thor as a product of globalization, a product that combines multiple nationalities to ... More


The World Trade System: Trends and Challenges

Jagdish N. Bhagwati, Pravin Krishna, and Arvind Panagariya (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035231
eISBN:
9780262337687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035231.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

When the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) metamorphosed into the WTO in 1994, it seemed that the third pillar of the international economic superstructure was finally put in place. And ... More


Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

William B. Kurtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that the Civil War had a negative impact on the assimilation and acceptance of Catholics in American society. Prior to the start of the conflict, many Catholics felt alienated by ... More


Rum-Running for the Border

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as a prelude to discussions of today’s economic motivations for northbound border crossings involving the delivery of illicit drugs and cheap labor to feed U.S. addictions to ... More


Laws the Border Leaves Behind

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This final chapter addresses the issue of synchronization—whether and when the laws of the United States and Mexico are best aligned in areas that induce border crossings. Among the laws discussed ... More


Grammar and Glamour: Writing and Authority

Penny Fielding

in Writing and Orality: Nationality, Culture, and Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fiction

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121800
eISBN:
9780191671319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121800.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter begins with a discussion of the problematic evaluation of speech and writing faced by Scottish writers. It then focuses on Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, which represented ... More


Catholics Rally to the Flag

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

With the outbreak of the war in April 1861, thousands of northern Catholics rushed to support the Union cause. They joined local regiments, sometimes congregating in Irish Catholic units such as the ... More


Writing the Welsh Borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England

Lindy Brady

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994198
eISBN:
9781526128386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994198.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England is the first study of the Anglo-Welsh border region in the period before the Norman arrival in England, from the fifth to the twelfth centuries. ... More


The Sort of Homecoming

Stephanie Elizondo Griest

in All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631592
eISBN:
9781469631615
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631592.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Part Two of the book commences when, after five years of story-gathering in her native South Texas, the author relocates to the region of upstate New York known as “The North Country” for a year-long ... More


Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Ananda Rose

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Set in the Sonoran desert, at the U.S.–Mexico border, in the shadow of migrant deaths, this book examines one of the most daunting ethical questions of our time: How should we treat the strangers who ... More


Frontier and Settlement: Which Influenced Which? England and Scotland, 1100–1300

Geoffrey Barrow

in Medieval Frontier Societies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203612
eISBN:
9780191675898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203612.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The frontier between Scotland and England, long known simply as ‘the Border’, began to take shape during the 10th century, when a resurgent West Saxon monarchy found itself drawn northward ... More


Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Daniel W. Crofts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This landmark book examines a little-known episode in the most celebrated aspect of Abraham Lincoln’s life: his role as the “Great Emancipator.” Lincoln always hated slavery, but he also believed it ... More


Territory

Julian Goodare

in State and Society in Early Modern Scotland

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207627
eISBN:
9780191677748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207627.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter deals with the concept of territory in Scotland, examining the differences between Borders, Highlands, and Lowlands. The sovereign state is a territorial state. It claims authority over ... More


Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South

Michael D. Robinson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469633787
eISBN:
9781469633794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633787.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Many accounts of the secession crisis overlook the sharp political conflict that took place in the Border South states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri. Michael D. Robinson expands the ... More


Raza Sí, Migra No: Chicano Movement Struggles for Immigrant Rights in the San Diego

Jimmy Patiño

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635569
eISBN:
9781469635576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635569.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

As immigration from Mexico to the United States grew through the 1970s and 1980s, the Border Patrol, police, and other state agents exerted increasing violence against ethnic Mexicans in San Diego’s ... More


The Shape of Battles to Come

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 9, the author describes the first logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the struggles of both the French and the Viet Minh to build the combat and support ... More


A Window into the Crisis: Three Nuns and a Soup Kitchen

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter highlights three Mexican Sisters of the Eucharist who run a soup kitchen for deported migrants in Nogales, Mexico. The soup kitchen, part of a larger initiative of the Jesuit Refugee ... More


Fencing Arizona: Meditations on a Wall

Ananda Rose

in Showdown in the Sonoran Desert: Religion, Law, and the Immigration Controversy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199890934
eISBN:
9780199949793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890934.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the history and vision of the U.S.–Mexico barrier wall, in particular the Secure Fence Act of 2006, which allowed for 700 additional miles of fencing to be constructed along ... More


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