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Contested Areas of Sovereignty: Labor Migration and Asylum Policy in New Countries of Immigration: Ireland, Italy, and Poland

Georg Menz

in The Political Economy of Managed Migration: Nonstate Actors, Europeanization, and the Politics of Designing Migration Policies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199533886
eISBN:
9780191714771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533886.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter explores the politics of migration in three recent countries of immigration. The analysis of employers, trade unions, and humanitarian NGOs in shaping national migration policies again ... More


The Role of Recruiters in Labor Migration

Manolo I. Abella

in International Migration: Prospects and Policies in a Global Market

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269006
eISBN:
9780191601309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269009.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

Job brokering for profit has become an important institution in the market for foreign labour, especially where social networks are not yet established to facilitate migration or where states of ... More


Gendered Borderlands

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the complexities of gender and power in the context of the U.S. state. Gendered crossings illustrate how unauthorized entry and migration, as well as its perils, are shaped by ... More


Irregular Human Movement and the Creation of Liminal Spaces

Lindsey N. Kingston

in Fully Human: Personhood, Citizenship, and Rights

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190918262
eISBN:
9780190918293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918262.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

Various forms of illicit human movement leave many individuals without functioning citizenship, often because they are outside their country of legal nationality and cannot claim rights for fear of ... More


Postscript: Caught

Deborah A. Boehm

in Intimate Migrations: Gender, Family, and Illegality among Transnational Mexicans

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789834
eISBN:
9780814789858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789834.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This postscript explores how growing anti-immigrant sentiment in the United States is likely to affect intimate lives in emergent and troubling ways. The 1996 Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant ... More


Introduction: Heartland North, Heartland South

Linda Allegro and Andrew Grant Wood

in Latin American Migrations to the U.S. Heartland: Changing Social Landscapes in Middle America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037665
eISBN:
9780252094927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037665.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This introductory chapter begins by discussing the significant growth in the increased the number of Latin American migrants to the U.S. Heartland (Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, Missouri, and ... More


New Immigrant Whiteness: Race, Neoliberalism, and Post-Soviet Migration to the United States

Claudia Sadowski-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479847730
eISBN:
9781479805396
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847730.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

The New Immigrant Whiteness examines representations of post-1980s migration from the former USSR to the United States as responses to the global extension of neoliberalism and as contributions to ... More


The Injustice of the Migrant Journey to the United States

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter has two main goals. First, it aims to provide one normative argument about one oft-traveled migrant journey: that of Central Americans and Mexicans who intend to enter the United States ... More


Introduction

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

The Introduction introduces the concept of being socially, as opposed to (merely) legally undocumented. It briefly explores the relationship of being socially undocumented to Latina/o/x identity and ... More


Uninformed Policies and Reactionary Politics: A Cautionary Tale from the United States

Douglas S. Massey

in Migration: Economic Change, Social Challenge

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780198729624
eISBN:
9780191796463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729624.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter uses findings from earlier published work to illustrate how public policies enacted without any real understanding of underlying social and economic policies can be counter-productive. ... More


Victims and Culprits: Deportation as a Pipeline to Prison

Patrisia Macías-Rojas

in From Deportation to Prison: The Politics of Immigration Enforcement in Post-Civil Rights America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479804665
eISBN:
9781479858422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479804665.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The criminal alien mandate requires that border agents direct enforcement resources toward high-priority targets, principally those with a criminal record. Rather than processing apprehended ... More


Rethinking “Open Borders”

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter seeks to problematize the so-called open borders option as a means for undermining the oppressive constraints associated with socially undocumented identity. Its goal is to create ... More


Socially Undocumented Horizons

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter completes the argument that “being socially undocumented” entails having a real, visible social identity by exploring possible aspects of a socially undocumented interpretive horizon. It ... More


Material Memories: (Re)Collecting Clandestine Crossings of the U.S.-Mexico Borderlands

Sam Grabowska and John Doering-White

in Excavating Memory: Sites of Remembering and Forgetting

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061603
eISBN:
9780813051222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061603.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Drawing from ethnographic and archaeological data collected by The Undocumented Migration Project in the U.S.-Mexico borderlands, this chapter investigates the ways in which unauthorized ... More


Socially Undocumented Embodiment

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter continues to build the argument that “being socially undocumented” entails having such a real and unique social identity. It argues that “being socially undocumented” is embodied. To ... More


Conclusion: A New Approach to Immigration Justice

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter identifies four ways in which the descriptive, phenomenological account of socially undocumented identity offered over the course of these chapters shifts our focus in terms of the ... More


Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Amy Reed-Sandoval

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

What does it really mean to “be undocumented,” particularly in the contemporary United States? Political philosophers, policymakers and others often define the term “undocumented migrant” ... More


The Borderlands of Authoritarianism

Jennifer Harford Vargas

in Forms of Dictatorship: Power, Narrative, and Authoritarianism in the Latina/o Novel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190642853
eISBN:
9780190642884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642853.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, World Literature

Chapter 2 teases out the fraught links between authoritarianism, authority, and authorship, using Salvador Plascencia’s The People of Paper. The characters stage a revolution against the author of ... More


On Social Identity

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Imigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter begins to explore what it means to have a socially undocumented identity by means of establishing what asocial identities are. It engages the respective metaphysical accounts of social ... More


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