"Hemispheric Entanglements and Contemporary Immigration Politics,” in Contemporary Political Theory 18(4): 624-631 - Symposium on Juliet Hooker’s Theorizing Race in the Americas (go to article)

This essay engages with Juliet Hooker's Theorizing Race in the Americas and her methodology of "hemispheric juxtaposition." I reconstruct how her theorization of hemispheric entanglements complicate the traditional alignments between race, civilization, and empire. Based on this reconstruction, I scrutinize three potentially problematic pro-immigrant narratives in activism and scholarship: (a) humanitarianism, (b) crimmigration, and (c) social scientific.

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