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Author Chavez, Leo R. (Leo Ralph), author.

Title The Latino threat : constructing immigrants, citizens, and the nation / Leo R. Chavez.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  305.868 CHAVEZ    Check Shelf
Edition Second edition.
Description xi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-286) and index.
Summary "Investigates the media stories about and recent experiences of immigrants to show how prejudices and stereotypes have been used to malign an entire immigrant population and to define what it means to be an American."--Publisher description.
Contents Part 1. Constructing and challenging myths. The Latino threat narrative -- Cultural contradictions of citizenship and belonging -- Latina sexuality, reproduction, and fertility as threats to the nation -- Latina fertility and reproduction reconsidered -- Part 2. Media spectacles and the production of neoliberal citizen-subjects. Organ transplants and the privileges of citizenship -- The Minuteman Project's spectacle of surveillance on the Arizona-Mexico border -- The immigrant marches of 2006 and the struggle for inclusion -- DREAMers and anchor babies.
Subject Hispanic Americans -- Press coverage -- United States.
Mexican Americans -- Press coverage -- United States.
Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States.
Citizenship -- United States.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States.
Prejudices in the press -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration.
Citizenship. (OCoLC)fst00861909
Emigration and immigration. (OCoLC)fst00908690
Emigration and immigration law. (OCoLC)fst00908736
Hispanic Americans -- Press coverage. (OCoLC)fst00957588
Immigrants -- Civil rights. (OCoLC)fst00967717
Prejudices in the press. (OCoLC)fst01742685
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Hispanos. (DE-588)4240086-7
Mexikaner. (DE-588)4244340-4
Einwanderungspolitik. (DE-588)4198721-4
Berichterstattung. (DE-588)4005709-4
Massenmedien. (DE-588)4037877-9
Vorurteil. (DE-588)4064037-1
ISBN 9780804783514 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0804783519 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
9780804783521 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
0804783527 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
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