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Author Chavez, Leo R. (Leo Ralph)

Title Covering immigration : popular images and the politics of the nation / Leo R. Chavez.

Imprint Berkeley: University of California Press, c2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  325.73 C398c 2001    ---  Available
Description xv, 342 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-332) and index.
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.
Subject United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Public opinion.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Immigrants -- Public opinion.
Public opinion.
ISBN 0520224361 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520224353 (cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. UKM bA141447

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