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Mexico: Strategic Birth as Elite Investment

Yossi Harpaz

in Citizenship 2.0: Dual Nationality as a Global Asset

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691194066
eISBN:
9780691194578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691194066.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter studies the growth in U.S. dual nationality in Mexico, and specifically the phenomenon of strategic cross-border births. This involves middle- and upper-class Mexican parents who travel ... More


Amy Spellacy on Guillermo Ibarra

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0032
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Guillermo Ibarra’s contribution to this book, Global Perspectives on the United States. It argues that Ibarra’s essay can usefully remind readers of the many ways the U.S. ... More


Renunciation

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter recounts how President Franklin Roosevelt signed Public Law (PL) 405 on July 1, 1944, which amended the Nationality Act of 1940 to allow U.S. citizens living in the United States to ... More


Introduction

Helen Heran Jun

in Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This introductory chapter presents the rationale of the book. U.S. blacks and Asians have long been variously situated in interrelation in the economic sphere of labor, the political sphere of ... More


“Not One Was Willing To Go!”: The Paradoxes of “Liberia’s Offerings”

Alvin B. Tillery

in Between Homeland and Motherland: Africa, U.S. Foreign Policy, and Black Leadership in America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448973
eISBN:
9780801461019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448973.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the ways that black elites engaged with U.S. foreign policy toward Africa between 1816 and 1900. During this time, the federal government frequently promoted policies that ... More


Race for Citizenship: Black Orientalism and Asian Uplift from Pre-Emancipation to Neoliberal America

Helen Heran Jun

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742976
eISBN:
9780814743324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742976.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book explores how the history of U.S. citizenship has positioned Asian Americans and African Americans in interlocking socio-political relationships since the mid-nineteenth century. Rejecting ... More


Japan

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Kurihara's journey to Japan. Despite having renounced his U.S. citizenship and declaring himself Japanese, he was never fully comfortable in his adopted land. One of the ... More


Under the Organic Act 1950–1970

Robert F. Rogers

in Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833343
eISBN:
9780824870287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833343.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter highlights the transformations taking place in Guam after the passage of the Organic Act, 1950. The Organic Act, passed by the U.S. Congress without a vote on it by the people of Guam, ... More


A Yellow American in China

Brad Wong

in Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520223400
eISBN:
9780520924918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520223400.003.0010
Subject:
History, Asian History

Brad Wong narrates his visit to his grandfather's village in Long An, just a few miles outside Taishan in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong. He details his feelings and discoveries during ... More


Growing Up American

Eileen H. Tamura

in In Defense of Justice: Joseph Kurihara and the Japanese American Struggle for Equality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037788
eISBN:
9780252095061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037788.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces Kurihara's childhood in Hawaiʻi. Kurihara was born on January 1, 1895, two years after the overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy and three years before the U.S. Congress passed a ... More


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