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Table of Contents: Preface Part I. What is a Vigilante Man? White Violence in California History Introduction 1. Pinkertons, Klansmen, and Vigilantes 2. White Savages 3. Yellow Peril 4. "Swat a Jap" 5. The Anti-Filipino Riots 6. The IWW versus the KKK 7. In Dubious Battle 8. Thank the Vigilantes 9. The Zoot Suit Wars 10. Beating the UFW 11. The Last Vigilantes Part II: Mexico: Caught in the Web of U.S. Empire Introduction 12. Conquest Sets the Stage 13. Neoliberalism Consumes the "Mexican Miracle" 14. From the Maquiladoras to NAFTA: Profiting from Borders Part II: Mexican Workers: the "Other" American Working Class 15. Mexican Workers to the Rescue 16. Segregated Workers: Class Struggle in the Fields 17. The Bracero Program: A Twentieth Century Caste System 18. Poverty in the Fields: Legacy of the Bracero Program 19. Immigrant Workers Continue to Build America Part III: The War on Immigrants 20. Immigration Policy as a Means to Control Labor 21. The Race and Class Construction of Immigration Restrictions 22. Constructing the "Illegal": Racism and Mexican Labor 23. Immigration Double Standards 24. Militarizing the Border: Death Warrant for Migrant Workers 25. Inventing an Invisible Enemy: September 11 and the War on Immigrants 26. The Bipartisan Segregationists of Labor 27. The Right Wing Calls the Shots 28. Terrorists on the Border: The Minutemen Stalk Their Prey Part IV: ÁQueremos un Mundo Sin Fronteras! 29. Human Rights Activists Confront the Far Right 30. Unions and Immigrant Workers 31. Making Borders History 32. A New Civil Rights Movement Appendix 1. Why You Should Oppose the McCain-Kennedy Bill Appendix 2. A Review of Immigration Proposals in Congress: From Bad to Worse Notes
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Immigrants -- Civil rights -- United States.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy.
Alien labor, Mexican -- United States -- Social conditions.
Mexican-American Border Region -- Emigration and immigration.