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Introduction: Before the Law

in Postcolonial Asylum: Seeking Sanctuary Before the Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846314803
eISBN:
9781846317132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317132.002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

For years, postcolonial studies as a discipline has used diaspora theory to describe minoritarian agency. Defined by an anti-nationalist politics and the alloying effect of post-independence ... More


Post-9/11 Policing: Back to the Future

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter maps changes to detention and border enforcement policy immediately before and after September 11, 2001. It counters much contemporary scholarship that places 9/11 as a ... More


Coda

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The coda reflects on contemporary migration crises in order to consider how nearly four decades of commitment to deterrence and criminalization have led to a robust policing and detention ... More


Onshore Expansion: Consolidating Deterrence through Criminalization and Expulsion

Jenna M. Loyd and Alison Mountz

in Boats, Borders, and Bases: Race, the Cold War, and the Rise of Migration Detention in the United States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520287969
eISBN:
9780520962965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287969.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 6 explores how political crises over migration and crime dovetailed with each other to cement detention into the landscape materially and discursively. Criminal legislation passed from the ... More


Lost Chapters and Invisible Wars: Hip-Hop and Cambodian American Critique

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on Khmer American rapper Prach Ly, who was identified by both AsiaWeek and Newsweek as Cambodia’s “first MC.” As a practice and a movement born out of civil rights and people of ... More


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