The DREAMers : how the undocumented youth movement transformed the immigrant rights debate (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The DREAMers : how the undocumented youth movement transformed the immigrant rights debate Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The DREAMers : how the undocumented youth movement transformed the immigrant rights debate

Author: Walter Nicholls
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"On May 17, 2010, four undocumented students occupied the Arizona office of Senator John McCain. Across the country a flurry of occupations, hunger strikes, demonstrations, and marches followed, calling for support of the DREAM Act that would allow these young people the legal right to stay in the United States. The highly public, confrontational nature of these actions marked a sharp departure from more subdued,  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Nicholls
ISBN: 0804787034 0804788693 0804788847 9780804787031 9780804788694 9780804788847
OCLC Number: 830992881
Description: xiv, 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The voice and power of undocumented youths, an unlikely story --
Finding political openings in a hostile country --
The birth of the DREAMer --
Taking a stand --
Rebirth from the grassroots up --
Undocumented, unafraid, unapologetic --
DREAMers and the immigrant rights movement --
Dreaming through the nation-state.
Responsibility: Walter J. Nicholls.

Abstract:

The DREAMers provides the first investigation of the undocumented youth movement that has transformed the national immigration debate, from its start in the early 2000s through the present day.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"Walter Nicholls tells the story of the courageous youth who 'came out of the shadows' to form an unprecedented social movement to challenge stigmatization and advocate a path to citizenship. The Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.