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A Thing of Shreds and Patches: Challenging Immigration Reform from Within, 1952–1960

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 5 shows that, after the debacle of 1952, Italian and Jewish reformers, along with other advocacy groups, pragmatically focused on pushing for ad hoc legislation and piecemeal immigration ... More


Reform at Last: A Victory for Whom?

Maddalena Marinari

in Unwanted: Italian and Jewish Mobilization against Restrictive Immigration Laws, 1882-1965

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652931
eISBN:
9781469652955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 6 analyzes Italian and Jewish reform advocates’ final efforts to abolish the national origins quota system but also sheds light on the constraints they faced in seeking reform. After pushing ... More


Making Repeal Meaningful: Asian Immigration Campaigns during the Civil Rights Era

Jane H. Hong

in Opening the Gates to Asia: A Transpacific History of How America Repealed Asian Exclusion

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653365
eISBN:
9781469653389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653365.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how Asian American advocates negotiated the growing marginalization of Asians and Asia within the immigration debates between 1952 and 1965. If the McCarran-Walter campaign ... More


Rival Visions of Nationhood: Immigration Policy, Grand Strategy, and Contentious Politics

Daniel J. Tichenor

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0018
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter studies how immigration policy can be deployed as a key instrument of grand strategy, a site where state actors might use the levers of immigrant and refugee admissions to advance both a ... More


Deportation, Crime, and the Changing Character of Membership in the United Kingdom

Matthew J. Gibney

in The Borders of Punishment: Migration, Citizenship, and Social Exclusion

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199669394
eISBN:
9780191748752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199669394.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter shows that recent efforts to deport criminals also serve to underline citizenship's fragility and its contested nature. Drawing upon the example of the United Kingdom, it shows how ... More


Advancing Racial Equality and Internationalism through Immigration Reform

Cindy I-Fen Cheng

in Citizens of Asian America: Democracy and Race during the Cold War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814759356
eISBN:
9780814770849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814759356.003.0006
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines the U.S. government's systematic monitoring of the political activities and loyalty of Chinese Americans in the country in response to the communist revolution in China and the ... More


“A Wife in Waiting”: Women and the 1952 McCarran-Walter Act in Advice Columns

Elizabeth Zanoni

in New Italian Migrations to the United States: Vol. 1: Politics and History since 1945

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040955
eISBN:
9780252099496
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040955.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Family reunification provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 (the McCarran-Walter Act) allowed ethnic women, for the first time, to sponsor the migration of their alien husbands and ... More


The Deep Roots of White Ethnicity, 1965 and Beyond

Danielle Battisti

in Whom We Shall Welcome: Italian Americans and Immigration Reform, 1945-1965

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780823284399
eISBN:
9780823286348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823284399.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The conclusion examines the impact Italian American involvement in immigration reform campaigns and interactions with Italian newcomers had on their racial and ethnic identities in the postwar ... More


Dancing Gender

Sarah Morelli

in A Guru's Journey: Pandit Chitresh Das and Indian Classical Dance in Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042867
eISBN:
9780252051722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042867.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter considers stylistic developments in Pandit Chitresh Das’s manner of teaching and performing kathak through the lens of Indian gender theory. In the 1980s and 1990s, Pandit Das began ... More


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