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Raids, Race, and Lessons of Fear and Resistance: Narratives and Discourse in the Immigration Movement in Arizona

Abstract Arizona has become infamous for its strong nativist and anti-immigrant climate, gaining national and international attention for legislation and policing practices that are in violation of civil and human rights. Despite the grave injustices perpetuated against migrants and communities of color, they exist in an environment of acceptance. Applying Critical Pedagogy, Critical Race Theory/ Latina(o) Critical Race Theory, and Chicana Feminist epistemologies, this study interrogates the polarized discourse that has intensified in Arizona, within the immigration movement and across its political spectrum, from 2006 to 2008. I present an auto-ethnographic account, including use of participant action research, narrative, and storytelling methods t... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Maldonado, Angeles Judith (Author) / Swadener, Elizabeth B. (Advisor) / Scott, Kimberly (Committee member) / Mckinley Jones Brayboy, Bryan (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Law / Sociology / Ethnic studies / Arizona / Arpaio / Border / Critical Race Theory / Immigration / Resistance
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 625 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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