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Immigrant acts

on Asian American cultural politics

by Lisa Lowe

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • American literature -- Asian American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Asian Americans -- Intellectual life,
    • Asian Americans in literature,
    • Immigrants in literature

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-240) and index.

      StatementLisa Lowe.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS153.A84 L69 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 252 p. ;
      Number of Pages252
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL983256M
      ISBN 10082231858X, 0822318644
      LC Control Number96020952

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      "Immigrant Acts" will take its place as an indispensable text for theorists in cultural studies, ethno-racial literary studies, and Asian American feminist materialist critique. A stunning "tour de force"!"--Jose David Saldivar, University of California, Berkeley "In "Immigrant Acts," Lowe grapples with some of the most challenging and complex.   Enacted in and reauthorized three times since, the Violence Against Women Act opened up legal avenues for immigrant victims of crimes to adjust their immigration status to become permanent Author: Isabela Dias.


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