Book Reviews

Book Reviews

Steven W. Bender of Seattle University School of Law reviews The Politics of Compassion: Immigration and Asylum Policy by Ala Sirriyeh. Addressing questions of loss, (be)longing, fears of an immigration ‘invasion’ or perceived injustices in immigration policies, Sirriyeh explores how...

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Monica Boyd of University of Toronto reviews Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo.  Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo posits that resurgent immigration is one of the most powerful forces disrupting and realigning everyday life in the United States and elsewhere, and...

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Arturo Ignacio Sánchez of Barnard College reviews Barrio Dreams: Puerto Ricans, Latinos, and the Neoliberal City by Arlene Dávila.  Arlene Dávila brilliantly considers the cultural politics of urban space in this lively exploration of Puerto Rican and Latino experience in New...

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