Immigrants and Race in the US
Territorial Racism and the Alien/Outside
|Series title:||Routledge Research in Race and Ethnicity Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $145.00|
| Book Description: |
This book explains how migrants can be viewed as racial others, not just because they are nonwhite, but because they are racially "alien." This way of seeing makes it possible to distinguish migrants from a set of racial categories that are presumed to be indigenous to the nation. In the US, these indigenous racial categories are usually defined in terms of white and black. Kretsedemas explores how this kind of racialization puts migrants in a quandary, leading them to be...