God's Heart Has No Borders: How Religious Activists Are Working for Immigrant Rights / Edition 1

God's Heart Has No Borders: How Religious Activists Are Working for Immigrant Rights / Edition 1

by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
     
 

In this compelling account of the contribution to immigrant rights made by religious activists in post-1965 and post-9/11 America, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo provides a comprehensive view of how Muslim, Christian, and Jewish groups are working to counter xenophobia.

About the Author:
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the

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In this compelling account of the contribution to immigrant rights made by religious activists in post-1965 and post-9/11 America, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo provides a comprehensive view of how Muslim, Christian, and Jewish groups are working to counter xenophobia.

About the Author:
Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California, the author of Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiences of Immigration and Domestica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadow of Affluence, and the editor of Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends, all from UC Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520257252
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,278,710
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1 Welcoming the Alien? 1

Pt. I Redeeming Citizens

2 Muslim American Immigrants after 9/11: The Struggle for Civil Rights 27

3 The Moderate Mainstream 53

Pt. II Worker Justice

4 Take Your Good Friday to the Streets! 73

5 Faith in the Union 104

Pt. III Faith Sin Fronteras

6 Enacting Christian Antiborderism 133

7 Jesus Would Stand at the Border and Would Not Accept It 151

8 Religious Rule or Religious Voices? 170

Appendix Research Methods 197

Notes 203

References 225

List of Interviews 237

Index 241

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