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Deportation Nation

Outsiders in American History

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674046221

Publication Date: 03/15/2010

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352 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Antecedents
    • English Roots, Colonial Controls, and Criminal Transportation
    • The Alien and Sedition Acts: A “First Experiment”
    • Indian Removal, Fugitive Slave Laws, and “Colonization”
  • 3. From Chinese Exclusion to Post-Entry Social Control: The Early Formation of the Modern Deportation System
  • 4. The Second Wave: Expansion and Refinement of Modern Deportation Law
  • 5. The Third Wave: 1930–1964
  • 6. Discretion, Jurisdiction Stripping, and Retroactivity, 1965–2006
  • Notes
  • Index

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