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Introduction

Kevin Escudero

in Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The introduction provides an overview of the immigrant rights movement and the emergence of a prominent contingent of undocumented immigrant youth at its forefront. These youth have strategically and ... More


Organizing While Undocumented: Immigrant Youth's Political Activism under the Law

Kevin Escudero

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781479803194
eISBN:
9781479877812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803194.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Undocumented immigrants in the United States who take part in social movement activism do so at great risk: the threat of deportation. Despite this risk, undocumented immigrant youth have been at the ... More


Building on Advocacy for Girls and LGBT Youth: A Foundation for Liberatory Laws, Policies, and Services for All Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

Barbara Fedders

in A New Juvenile Justice System: Total Reform for a Broken System

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479898800
eISBN:
9781479800308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479898800.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter analyzes two critiques of the existing juvenile justice system, by advocates for girls and for LGBT youth. They claim that the system was created for boys and thus not only renders these ... More


More than a Mask, Burkini, and Tights: Fighting Misrepresentations through Ms. Marvel’s Costume

Kristin M. Peterson

in Ms. Marvel's America: No Normal

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781496827029
eISBN:
9781496827067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496827029.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter explores how the intersections of Kamala Khan’s identity are presented in her appearance, and how Ms. Marvel’s costume visually contests misrepresentations of Muslim women. Through an ... More


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