ISBN-10:
0520257251
ISBN-13:
9780520257252
Pub. Date:
09/02/2008
Publisher:
University of California Press
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

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Product Details

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

About the Author

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo is Professor of Sociology at the University of Southern California and the author of Gendered Transitions: Mexican Experiences of Immigration and Doméstica: Immigrant Workers Cleaning and Caring in the Shadows of Affluence, both from UC Press. She is also the editor of Gender and U.S. Immigration: Contemporary Trends (UC Press)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments     ix
Welcoming the Alien?     1
Redeeming Citizens
Muslim American Immigrants after 9/11: The Struggle for Civil Rights     27
The Moderate Mainstream     53
Worker Justice
Take Your Good Friday to the Streets!     73
Faith in the Union     104
Faith Sin Fronteras
Enacting Christian Antiborderism     133
Jesus Would Stand at the Border and Would Not Accept It     151
Religious Rule or Religious Voices?     170
Research Methods     197
Notes     203
References     225
List of Interviews     237
Index     241

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"Hondagneu-Sotelo provides a compelling account underlining the importance of the religious perspective in recent immigration activism."—Journal of Sociology & Social Welfare

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