The Nation and Its Peoples: Citizens, Denizens, Migrants by John Park, Shannon Gleeson

By John Park, Shannon Gleeson

With this quantity, The collage of California heart for brand new Racial reports inaugurates a brand new booklet sequence with Routledge. Focusing at the transferring and contradictory which means of race, The country and Its Peoples underscores the endurance of structural discrimination, and the ways that "race" has officially disappeared within the legislation and but is still some of the most robust, underlying, unacknowledged, and sometimes unstated facets of debates approximately citizenship, approximately club and nationwide belonging, inside immigration politics and coverage. This number of unique essays additionally emphasizes the necessity for race students to be extra responsive to the tactics and results of migration throughout a number of barriers, as definitely there isn't any position which can remain fixed―racially or otherwise―when such a lot of humans were relocating. This publication is perfect as required examining in classes, in addition to an essential new source for researchers through the social sciences.

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CHAPTER 2 Race, Community, and Activism in Greater Los Angeles Japanese Americans, African Americans, and the Contested Spaces of Southern California JEANPAUL R. 2 Gomez painted a story of homegrown celebrities, cultural workers, community organizers and everyday residents who crafted an eastern San Fernando Valley community. 3 While some of the figures portrayed in the mural are veritable cultural icons, such as George Lopez 29 30 r Jean-Paul R. de Guzman and Ritchie Valens, other were more obscure, even though they challenged the dynamics of race, space, and activism beyond an urban core.

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Primo Doesn’t Take Back Bottles Anymore,” Sun: Plays and Short Stories (Honolulu: Bamboo Ridge, 1980). McCoy, Alfred. Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009). Polley, Mary. Teaching Filipino Children to Read: A Practical Manual for Teachers and Students [c. 1941]. Racelis, Mary and Judy Ick. Bearers of Benevolence: The Thomasites and Public Education in the Philippines (Pasig City, Philippines: Anvil, 2001).

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