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Overcoming Fear

Abigail C. Saguy

in Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter examines how the undocumented immigrant youth movement has evoked “coming out as undocumented and unafraid” to mobilize fearful constituents. It discusses the local and state-level ... More


Counterdocuments: Undocumented Youth Activists, Documentary Media, and the Politics of Visibility

Rebecca M. Schreiber

in Remaking Reality: U. S. Documentary Culture after 1945

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638690
eISBN:
9781469638713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638690.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In “Counterdocuments: Undocumented Youth Activists, Documentary Media, and the Politics of Visibility,” Rebecca M. Schreiber analyzes the role that digital videos play in building an oppositional ... More


Asian and Undocumented: Illuminating a Silenced Past Embedded within Contemporary Narratives

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/9781479803194.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter focuses on the case of Asian undocumented youth to explain immigrant youth activists’ efforts to unearth the silenced history of Asian undocumented immigration and to place this history ... More


Make Room in the Circle: Undocumented Youth Bridge Electoral and Movement Politics

Wesley C. Hogan

in On the Freedom Side: How Five Decades of Youth Activists Have Remixed American History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469652481
eISBN:
9781469652504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652481.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the 1990s and into the 2000s, three basic barriers prevented undocumented youth from achieving major milestones of independence—acquiring a driver’s license, submitting college applications, ... More


Out of the Closets, Out of the Shadows, and Into the Streets:: Pathways to Participation in DREAM Activist Networks

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter follows the diverse paths people take as they become politicized, connect to others, and make their way into social movement worlds. The chapter explores the case of DREAMers: ... More


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


Legislative Inaction and Executive Action: Mixed Status Families, the Dreamer Movement, and DACA

Marjorie S. Zatz and Nancy Rodriguez

in Dreams and Nightmares: Immigration Policy, Youth, and Families

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520283053
eISBN:
9780520958890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283053.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

From the perspective of immigrant advocates, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been the high point of the Obama administration. By providing protection against the threat of ... More


Self-Care and Solidarity: The Undocumented Immigrant Youth Movement

Ala Sirriyeh

in The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781529200423
eISBN:
9781529200447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529200423.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines how a shift from the notion of compassion that is felt at a distance to a practice of compassion as suffering with one another in solidarity has been achieved by the ... 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


Introduction

Abigail C. Saguy

in Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter argues that coming out has become what sociologists call a “master frame,” a way of understanding the world that is sufficiently elastic and inclusive that a wide range of social ... More


Come Out, Come Out, Whoever You Are

Abigail C. Saguy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190931650
eISBN:
9780190931698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190931650.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book examines how and why people use the concept of coming out as a certain kind of person to resist stigma and collectively mobilize for social change. It examines how the concept of coming out ... More


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