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Xenophobia (Anti-Immigrant Policies & Attitudes)

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On the Web: Articles

Hiding in Brooklyn: Afghan American Fears for Safety. Fariba Nawa, Alternet (9/12/01)
Afghan-American writer worriess what'll happen when officers monitoring racial backlash leave neighborhood.

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

Bach, Amy. "Deported…disappeared?" Nation (12/24/01):7-8.

Bourne, Randolph. "Trans-national America," in his The Radical Will: Selected Writings, 1911-1918 (NY, 1977), pp. 248-64. Brilliant essay on anti-immigrant ideology of that day.

Hondagneu-Sotelo, Pierrette. "Women & children first: new directions in anti-immigrant politics," Socialist Review 25,1 (1995):169-90.

Kaufmann, Eric. "'Naturalizing the nation': the rise of naturalistic nationalism in the US & Canada," Comparative Studies in Society & History 40 (1998):666-95.

Rodriguez, Richard. "The new native Americans," LA Times (9/10/95). Anti-immigrant movement.

Schwartz, Benjamin. "The diversity myth: America's leading export," Atlantic Monthly (5/95):57-67.

Shorris, Earl. "A guide to paperless travel, or, Border-Crossing for the Uninitiated," Nation (10/6/97):20-22.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Baker, Susan Gonzalez. The Cautious Welcome (Washington: Urban Institute, 1990).

Brimelow, Peter. Alien Nation: Common Sense about America's Immigration Disaster (NY: Random House, 1994).

De Sipio, Louis & Rodolfo O. de la Garza. Making Americans, Remaking America: Immigration & Immigrant Policy (Boulder, 1998).

Gerstle, Gary & John Mollenkopf (eds.) E Pluribus Unum? Contemporary & Historical Perspectives on Immigrant Political Incorporation (NY, 2000).

Gimple, James & James Edwards. The Congressional Politics of Immigration Reform (Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1998).

Higham, John. Strangers in the Land: Patterns of American Nativism, 1860-1925 (NY: Atheneum, 1974).

Isaacs, Harold R. Power & Identity: Tribalism in World Politics (NY: Foreign Policy Association, 1979).

Isbister, John. The Immigration Debate: Remaking America (West Hartford CT: Kumarion, 1996).

Lee, Kenneth. Huddled Masses, Muddled Laws: Why Contemporary Immigration Policy Fails to Reflect Public Opinion (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1998).

Lee, Robert G. Orientals: Asian Americans in Popular Culture (Philadelphia: Temple U., 2000).

Loescher, Gil & John Scanlan. Calculated Kindness: Refugees & America's Half-Open Door (NY: Free Press, 1986).

Perea, Juan F. (ed.) Immigrants Out! The New Nativism & the Anti-Immigrant Impulse in the US (NY, 1997).

Reimers, David. Unwelcome Strangers: American Identity & the Turn Against Immigration (NY: Columbia U, 1999).

Salyer, Lucy E. Laws Harsh as Tigers: Chinese Immigrants & the Shaping of Modern Immigration Law (Chapel Hill: U. North Carolina, 1995).

Schuck, Peter. Citizens, Strangers & In-Betweens (Boulder: Westview, 1998).

Simon, Rita & Susan Alexander. The Ambivalent Welcome: Print Media, Public Opinion, & Immigration (Westport CT: Praeger, 1993).

Smith, Rogers M. Civic Ideals. Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History (New Haven, 1997).

Suro, Roberto. Strangers Among Us: How Latino Immigration is Transforming America (NY, 1998).

Watts, Meredith W. Xenophobia in United Germany: Generations, Modernization, & Ideology (NY: St. Martin's, 1997).

Weiner, Myron & Tadashi Hanami (eds.) Temporary Worker or Future Citizen? (NY: NYU, 1998).

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Do Not Enter: The Visa War Against Ideas" [1986], dir. Robert Richter, 55m. From Robert Richter Productions.

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