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Author Martinez, Samuel
Title International Migration and Human Rights : The Global Repercussions of U. S. Policy
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2009
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Series Global, Area, and International Archive Ser
Global, Area, and International Archive Ser
Note Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- PART I. THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INTERNATIONAL MIGRATION -- 1. The Political Economy of Migration in an Era of Globalization -- 2. Ports of Entry in the "Homeland Security" Era: Inequality of Mobility and the Securitization of Transnational Flows -- PART II. HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES -- 3. The Treatment of Noncitizens after September 11 in Historical Context -- 4. Mexicans of Mass Destruction: National Security and Mexican Immigrationin a Pre- and Post-9/11 World -- 5. The Demonization of Persons of Arab and Muslim Ancestry in Historical Perspective -- PART III. POLICING THE BORDERS OF TH SECURITY STATE -- 6. Security and Insecurity in a Global "War on Terrorism": Arab-Muslim Immigrant Experience in Post-9/11 America -- 7. Policing the Borders in the Heartland -- 8. An Anatomy of Mexican Repatriation: Human Rights and the Borderlands of Complicity -- PART IV. BEYOND U.S. BORDERS -- 9. Discourses on Danger and Dreams of Prosperity: Confounding U.S. Government Positions on "Trafficking" from the Former Soviet Union -- 10. "We Are Not Terrorists!" Uighurs, Tibetans, and the "Global War on Terror" -- 11. The Impact of Plan Colombia on Forced Displacement -- 12. Challenging U.S. Silence: International NGOs and the Iraqi Refugee Crisis -- Conclusion -- Afterword: Migration, Human Rights,and Development -- Notes -- References -- Contributors -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y
A multidisciplinary group of scholars examines how the actions of the United States as a global leader are worsening pressures on people worldwide to migrate, while simultaneously degrading migrant rights. Uniting such diverse issues as market reform, drug policy, and terrorism under a common framework of human rights, the book constitutes a call for a new vision on immigration
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Martinez, Samuel International Migration and Human Rights : The Global Repercussions of U. S. Policy Berkeley : University of California Press,c2009 9780520258211
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.;Immigrants -- Civil rights.;Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States.;United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.;United States -- Foreign relations -- 1989-
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