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Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

Virginia Yans-McLaughlin (ed.)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195055108
eISBN:
9780199854219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195055108.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

Providing an interdisciplinary and global perspective on immigration to the United States, this book represents an important step forward in the development of immigration studies. The book aims to ... More


Immigration

Gillian Brock

in Global Justice: A Cosmopolitan Account

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230938
eISBN:
9780191710957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230938.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 8 discusses whether easing restrictions on immigration would be helpful in advancing global justice. Some particular kinds of migration policies (such as, those that have strict term limits, ... More


Homing Pigeons, Cheap Labor, and Frustrated Nativists: Immigration Reform and Deportation

John Weber

in From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the ways in which the increased focus on border control and debates over immigration policies helped strengthen the South Texas model of labor relations during the 1910s and ... More


“The Anglo-Saxons of the Orient”: Student Exceptions to the Racial Bar against Chinese, 1872−1925

Madeline Y. Hsu

in The Good Immigrants: How the Yellow Peril Became the Model Minority

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164021
eISBN:
9781400866373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164021.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter begins with the story of Yung Kuai, a Chinese Educational Mission (CEM) student who graduated from Yale but remained in America for the rest of his life where he married a Euro-American ... More


Guestworkers of the World, Unite!: You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Passport, Your Visa, Your Immigration Status

Cindy Hahamovitch

in No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691102689
eISBN:
9781400840021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691102689.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the first phase of the global history of guestworker programs, which began in the late nineteenth century and lasted until the Great Depression of the 1930s. Before that time, ... More


The Emergence of Refugees as an Issue in International Politics

Claudena M. Skran

in Refugees in Inter-War Europe: The Emergence of a Regime

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198273929
eISBN:
9780191684081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198273929.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter initiates with an argument regarding why refugees first emerged as an international issue after the First World War. A large number of refugees were created in the wake of the First ... More


Americanization versus Restriction: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy in New York, California, and Massachusetts, 1919–1929

Christina A. Ziegler-McPherson

in Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 19081929

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033617
eISBN:
9780813039718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033617.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

In the 1920s, as the national obsession about immigrant loyalty and the meaning of American citizenship peaked and then ebbed in favor of immigration restriction, pro-immigration progressives ... More


Choosing New Members: The Rise of Immigration Restriction

Desmond King

in The Liberty of Strangers: Making the American Nation

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195306439
eISBN:
9780199850617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195306439.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter focuses on assimilability, which was the talked-about word of the new immigration policy established in the 1920s. It demonstrates that throughout the 19th century and into the opening ... More


Policymakers’ Responses to Firms in the United States

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the effect of trade openness, firm mobility, and productivity on support for immigration in the United States by analyzing immigration votes in the Senate. It considers two time ... More


Sweet Innocence: Child Labor, Immigration Restriction, and Sugar Tariffs in the 1920s

April Merleaux

in Sugar and Civilization: American Empire and the Cultural Politics of Sweetness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622514
eISBN:
9781469622538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622514.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the sugar crisis of the 1920s which was caused by oversupply and declining prices and how it was interpreted by policymakers through the interwoven stories of child labor ... More


The Battle Begins: World War I and the End of Open Immigration from Europe

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/9781469652931.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

The first chapter examines Italian and Jewish immigrants’ efforts to oppose proposed restrictions on new immigrants from eastern and southern Europe from the passage of the 1882 Immigration Act to ... More


The Doors of America Are Worse Than Shut When They Are Half-Way Open: From the Literacy Test to the National Origins Quota System, 1920–1929

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/9781469652931.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

Chapter 2 offers an account of how Italian and Jewish immigration reform advocates, sensing the inevitability of further restriction, pragmatically decided to work with legislators in the early 1920s ... More


The Sound and the Fury and Military Rejects: The Feebleminded and the Postmobilization Erotic Triangle

Keith Gandal

in The Gun and the Pen: Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Faulkner and the Fiction of Mobilization

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195338911
eISBN:
9780199867127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195338911.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter takes up Faulkner's famous novel The Sound and the Fury. Again missing a crucial connection to the mobilization, critics have failed to understand Benjy as having been shaped by the ... More


From South Texas To the Nation: The Exploitation of Mexican Labor in the Twentieth Century

John Weber

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625232
eISBN:
9781469625256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625232.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the early years of the twentieth century, newcomer farmers and migrant Mexicans forged a new world in South Texas. In just a decade, this vast region, previously considered too isolated and ... More


Immigration Policy and Two Eras of Globalization

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter tests the argument that trade and firm mobility affect the number of firms that use low-skill labor, and thus affect the level of support for low-skill immigration, by analyzing ... More


Immigration Policy in Small Countries: The Cases of Singapore and the Netherlands

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines whether increases in trade openness, firm mobility, and productivity lead to immigration restrictions, and not the other way around, by tracing the evolution of immigration ... More


Immigration and the Shape of Globalization

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book explores two questions about immigration and globalization: why immigration, especially for those with fewer skills (low-skill immigration), is much more restricted today than it was in the ... More


The Rise of Anti-Immigration Sentiment and Undocumented Immigration as Explanations for Immigration Policy

Margaret E. Peters

in Trading Barriers: Immigration and the Remaking of Globalization

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691174488
eISBN:
9781400885374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691174488.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines whether anti-immigration sentiment and illegal immigration lead to immigration restrictions. It first considers the evidence for theories based on the macropolitical and ... More


Second Only to Bootlegging

Lisa Lindquist Dorr

in A Thousand Thirsty Beaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643274
eISBN:
9781469643298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643274.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

Even as distillers around the world shipped their products to Cuba to be smuggled into the United States to circumvent Prohibition, immigrants from around the world made their way to Havana to be ... More


Introduction

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/9781469652931.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The introduction looks at the broader efforts of many Americans, animated by nativism and xenophobia, to cast so called “new immigrants” from Asia and Europe as undesirable. At the end of the ... More


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