9780520973268 electronic book 0520973267 electronic book 9780520305113 hardcover 9780520305120 paperback
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American studies now ; 12.
"Just days after taking the White House, Donald Trump signed three executive orders targeting noncitizens-authorizing the Muslim Ban, the border wall, and ICE raids. The new administration's approach towards noncitizens was defined by bans, walls, and raids. This is the essential primer on how we got here, and what we must do to create a different future. Bans, Walls, Raids, Sanctuary shows that these features have a long history and have long harmed all of us and our relationships to each other. The 45th president's xenophobic, racist, ableist, patriarchal ascendancy is no aberration, but the consequence of two centuries of U.S. political, economic, and social culture. Further, as A. Naomi Paik deftly demonstrates, the attacks against migrants are tightly bound to assaults against women, people of color, workers, ill and disabled people, queer and gender non-conforming people. These attacks are neither un-American nor unique. By showing how the problems we face today are embedded in the very foundation of the US, this book is a rallying cry for a broad-based, abolitionist sanctuary movement for all"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Bans Walls Raids Sanctuary.
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Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (ProQuest, viewed on July 28, 2020).
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Print version: Paik, A. Naomi. Bans, walls, raids, sanctuary Oakland, California : University of California Press,