Passing Lines: Sexuality and Immigration

Passing Lines: Sexuality and Immigration

by Brad Epps, Keja Valens, Bill Johnson González, Deborah Anker, Norma Mogrovejo Aquise
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0674018850

ISBN-13: 9780674018853

Pub. Date: 10/15/2005

Publisher: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

Passing Lines seeks to stimulate dialogue on the role of sexuality and sexual orientation in immigration to the U.S. from Latin America and the Caribbean. The book looks at the complexities, inconsistencies, and paradoxes of immigration from the point of view of both academics and practitioners in the field.

Passing Lines takes a close look

Overview

Passing Lines seeks to stimulate dialogue on the role of sexuality and sexual orientation in immigration to the U.S. from Latin America and the Caribbean. The book looks at the complexities, inconsistencies, and paradoxes of immigration from the point of view of both academics and practitioners in the field.

Passing Lines takes a close look at the debates that surround eyewitness testimony, expertise, and advocacy regarding immigration and sexuality, bringing together work by scholars, activists, and others from both sides of the border.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674018853
Publisher:
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection
Publication date:
10/15/2005
Series:
David Rockefeller Center Series on Latin American Studies , #14
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

About the Contributors

PART I. INTRODUCTION

PART II. TRENDS IN IMMIGRATION

Chapter 1. Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Immigration but Were Afraid to Ask

by Marcelo Suárez-Orozco

Chapter 2. Heteronormativity, Responsibility, and Neo-liberal Governance in U.S. Immigration Control

by Eithne Luibhéid

PART III. LEGAL MATTERS

Chapter 3. Refugee Law, Gender, and the Human Rights Paradigm

by Deborah Anker

Chapter 4. Gay Enough: Some Tensions in Seeking the Grant of Asylum and Protecting Global Sexual Diversity

by Alice M. Miller

Chapter 5. Intimate Conduct, Public Practice, and the Bounds of Citizenship: In the Wake of Lawrence v. Texas

by Brad Epps

Chapter 6. Gay Rights are Human Rights: Gay Asylum Seekers in Canada

by Bill Fairbairn

PART IV. SYMBOLIC AND MATERIAL ECONOMIES

Chapter 7. Tolerance and Intolerance in Sexual Cultures in Latin America

by Roger N. Lancaster

Chapter 8. Cultures of the Puerto Rican Queer Diaspora

by Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes

Chapter 9. Politicizing Abjection: Towards the Articulation of a Latino AIDS Queer Identity

by Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez

Chapter 10. HIV and the Transnational Movement of People, Money, and Microbes

by Paul Farmer and Nicole Gastineau

PART V. WOMEN IMMIGRANTS, WOMEN ACTIVISTS

Chapter 11. Unwilling or Unable: Asylum and Non-State Agents of Persecution

by Matthew E. Price

Chapter 12. Witnessing Memory and Surviving Domestic Violence: The Case of Rodi Alvarado Peña

by Angélica Cházaro

Chapter 13. "Yo no estoy perdida": Immigrant Women (Re)locating Citizenship

by Kathleen M. Coll

Chapter 14. Immigration, Self-Exile, and Sexual Dissidence

by Norma Mogrovego

Chapter 15. An Oral History of Brazilian Women Immigrants in the Boston Area

by Heloisa Maria Galvão

Index

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