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Book review: Border rhetorics: citizenship and identity on the US-Mexico frontier

Moreno-Tabarez, Ulises (2013) Book review: Border rhetorics: citizenship and identity on the US-Mexico frontier. LSE Review of Books (30 Jul 2013). Blog Entry.

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"Border Rhetorics: Citizenship and Identity on the US-Mexico Frontier." D. Robert DeChaine (ed.). University of Alabama Press. August 2012.. --- A “border” is a powerful and versatile concept, variously invoked as the delineation of geographical territories, as a judicial marker of citizenship, and as an ideological trope for defining inclusion and exclusion. It has implications for both the empowerment and subjugation of any given populace. Anyone interested in the power of border symbology, especially in communication, geography, social movements, migration, and mobility studies would benefit greatly from reading Border Rhetorics , writes Ulises Moreno-Tabarez.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: E History America > E11 America (General)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JV Colonies and colonization. Emigration and immigration. International migration
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2013 10:08
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2019 23:18
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54116

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