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Covering immigration : popular images and the politics of the nation

Author: Leo R Chavez
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001.
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In a cultural history of the immigration issue in the United States since 1965, Chavez gathers and analyzes over seventy cover images from politically diverse magazines, including Time, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, Business Week, The New Republic, The Nation, and American Heritage. He traces the connections between the social, legal, and economic conditions surrounding immigration and the diverse images  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chavez, Leo R. (Leo Ralph)
Covering immigration.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)1229972117
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo R Chavez
ISBN: 0520224353 9780520224353 0520224361 9780520224360
OCLC Number: 45618335
Description: xv, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: discourses on immigration and the nation --
Developing a visual discourse on immigration --
Toward a framework for reading magazine covers --
A lexicon of images, icons, and metaphors for a discourse on immigration and the nation --
Immigration orthodoxies and heresies, 1965-85 --
Discourses on immigration and the nation, 1986-93 --
Immigrants outside the imagined community of the nation, 1994-99 --
Manufacturing consensus on an anti-Mexican immigration discourse --
Alternative readings from America's future.
Responsibility: Leo R. Chavez.
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Gives a cultural history of the immigration issue in the United States since 1965. This work traces the connections between the social, legal, and economic conditions surrounding immigration and the  Read more...

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