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pt. I. "What is a vigilante man?" : white violence in California history / Mike Davis Introduction 1. Pinkertons, Klansmen, and vigilantes 2. White savages 3. Yellow peril 4. "Swat a Jap" 5. The anti-Filipino riots 6. The IWW versus the KKK 7. In dubious battle 8. Thank the vigilantes 9. The Zoot Suit wars 10. Beating the UFW 11. The last vigilantes pt. II. Mexico : caught in the web of U.S. empire / Justin Akers Chacón Introduction 12. Conquest sets the stage 13. Neoliberalism consumes the "Mexican miracle" 14. From the Maquiladoras to NAFTA : profiting from borders pt. III. Mexican workers : the "other" American working class 15. Mexican workers to the rescue 16. Segregated workers : class struggle in the fields 17. The Bracero Program : a twentieth-century caste system 18. Poverty in the fields : legacy of the Bracero Program 19. Immigrant workers continue to build America pt. IV. The war on immigrants 20. Immigration policy as a means to control labor 21. The race and class construction of immigration restrictions 22. Constructing the "illegal" Mexican worker : racism and Mexican labor 23. Immigration double standards 24. Militarizing the border : death warrant for migrant workers 25. Inventing an invisible enemy : September 11 and the war on immigrants 26. The bipartisan segregationists of labor 27. The right wing calls the shots 28. Terrorists on the border : the Minutemen stalk their prey pt. V. ¡Queremos un Mundo Sin Fronteras! 29. Human rights activists confront the far right 30. Unions and immigrant workers 31. Making borders history 32. A new civil rights movement.