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Title Border rhetorics : citizenship and identity on the US-Mexico frontier / edited by D. Robert DeChaine.
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2012.
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 Floor3  JV6477 .B67 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 273 p. ; 23 cm.
Series Rhetoric, culture, and social critique
Rhetoric, culture, and social critique.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-264) and index.
Contents Borders that travel: matters of the figural border / Kent A. Ono -- Bordering as social practice: intersectional identifications and coalitional possibilities / Julia R. Johnson -- Border interventions: the need to shift from a rhetoric of security of security to a rhetoric of militarization / Karma R. Chávez -- A dispensational rhetoric in "The Mexican question in the Southwest" / Michelle A. Holling -- Mobilizing for national inclusion: the discursivity of whiteness among Texas Mexicans' arguments for desegregation / Lisa A. Flores and Mary Ann Villareal -- The attempted legitimation of the vigilante civil border patrols, the militarization of the Mexican-US border, and the law of unintended consequences / Marouf Hasian, Jr. and George F. McHendry, Jr. -- Shot in the back: articulating the ideologies of the Minutemen through a political trial / Zach Justus -- Looking "illegal": affect, rhetoric, and performativity in Arizona's Senate Bill 1070 / Josue David Cisneros -- Love, loss, and immigration: performative reverberations between a great grandmother and a great granddaughter / Bernadette Marie Calafell -- Borders without bodies: affect, proximity, and utopian imaginaries through lines in the sand / Dustin Bradley Goltz and Kimberlee Pérez -- Transborder politics: the embodied call of conscience in Traffic / Brian L. Ott and Diane M. Keeling -- Decriminalization illegal immigration: immigrants' rights through the documentary lens / Anne Teresa Demo -- The ragpicker-citizen / Toby Miller -- Afterword: border optics / John Louis Lucaites.
Subject Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration -- Political aspects.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects.
Citizenship -- Political aspects -- United States.
Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States.
Illegal aliens -- United States.
Border security -- United States.
Related Names DeChaine, D. Robert (Daniel Robert), 1961-
ISBN 0817357165 (alk. paper)
9780817357160 (alk. paper)
9780817386054 (ebook)
081738605X (ebook)
OCLC number 769430618