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Lee, Catherine, 1971-
Fictive kinship : family reunification and the meaning of race and nation in American immigration / Catherine Lee
Alternate Title Family reunification and the meaning of race and nation in American immigration
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Russell Sage Foundation, [2013]
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 3rd Floor  HV699 .L43 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Family social work
Family policy -- United States
Refugees -- Family relationships -- United States
Racism -- United States
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration
Subject(s) Family reunification
Physical Description xvi, 181 pages ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [129]-172) and index
Contents Note on terminology -- Introduction -- The fabric of our civilization as we know it : family in research and policy -- I have kept my blood pure : gender propriety, class privilege, and racial purity in family reunification during the exclusion era -- Reason of elemental humanity : the urgency of uniting families in the post-war era on the road to immigration reform -- Our nation's efforts to protect families has fallen far short : pluralist ideals and vulnerable families -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Appendix: Data and methods -- References -- Index

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