Thursday, October 14, 2010

Grinnell College is reading Mae M. Ngai

Political Science Major and Spoken Word Artist Que Newbill '11 recommends Mae M Ngai's Impossible subjects: Illegal Aliens and The Making of Modern America. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2004. Burling 2nd Floor KF  4800 N485 2004

In her book, Ngai looks at the "historical origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society and the emergence of illegal immigration as the central problem in U.S. immigration policy in the twentieth century" focussing on the years 1924-1965.
Find more writings on immigration by Mae Ngai in Burling Library

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