Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

Pregnant on Arrival: Making the Illegal Immigrant

by Eithne Luibhéid
     
 

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From 1997 to 2004, Ireland’s headlines recast pregnant immigrants as “illegals” entering the country to gain legal residency through childbirth. Eithne Luibhéid offers unvarnished insight into how categories of immigrant legal status emerge and change, how sexual regimes figure in these processes, and how efforts to prevent illegal

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From 1997 to 2004, Ireland’s headlines recast pregnant immigrants as “illegals” entering the country to gain legal residency through childbirth. Eithne Luibhéid offers unvarnished insight into how categories of immigrant legal status emerge and change, how sexual regimes figure in these processes, and how efforts to prevent illegal immigration redefine nationalist sexual norms and associated racial, gender, economic, and geopolitical hierarchies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816685431
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
08/01/2013
Series:
Difference Incorporated
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
312
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author


Eithne Luibhéid is associate professor of gender and women’s studies at the University of Arizona. She is the author of Entry Denied: Controlling Sexuality at the Border and coeditor of Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings, both published by the University of Minnesota Press.

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