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At Home in Two CountriesThe Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

At Home in Two Countries: The Past and Future of Dual Citizenship

Peter J. Spiro

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814785829
eISBN:
9780814724347
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785829.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Although commonplace today, dual citizenship was once considered an abnormality, or even an abomination. Yet by the last decades of the twentieth century, perhaps fueled by the civil rights movement ... More

At Liberty to DieThe Battle for Death with Dignity in America

At Liberty to Die: The Battle for Death with Dignity in America

Howard Ball

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791042
eISBN:
9780814769751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791042.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Over the past hundred years, average life expectancy in America has nearly doubled. Yet while longevity is celebrated as an achievement in modern civilization, the longer people live, the more likely ... More

Beyond DeportationThe Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases

Beyond Deportation: The Role of Prosecutorial Discretion in Immigration Cases

Shoba Wadhia

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479829224
eISBN:
9781479807543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829224.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

When Beatles star John Lennon faced deportation from the U.S. in the 1970s, his lawyer, Leon Wildes, made a groundbreaking argument. He argued that Lennon should be granted “nonpriority” status ... More

Getting in the GameTitle IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Getting in the Game: Title IX and the Women's Sports Revolution

Deborah L. Brake

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814799659
eISBN:
9780814789797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814799659.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In this first legal analysis of Title IX, the book assesses the statute's successes and failures, using a feminist theory lens to understand, defend, and critique the law. While the statute has ... More

Intersexuality and the LawWhy Sex Matters

Intersexuality and the Law: Why Sex Matters

Julie A. Greenberg

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814731895
eISBN:
9780814738610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814731895.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The term “intersex” evokes diverse images, typically of people who are both male and female or neither male nor female. Neither vision is accurate. The millions of people with an intersex condition, ... More

No Undocumented Child Left BehindPlyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

No Undocumented Child Left Behind: Plyler v. Doe and the Education of Undocumented Schoolchildren

Michael A. Olivas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762448
eISBN:
9780814762455
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762448.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This book examines the 1982 U.S. Supreme Court case of Plyler v. Doe. This decision resolved the issue of whether or not state laws could restrict the educational opportunities of immigrant ... More

Revoking CitizenshipExpatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Ben Herzog

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Revoking citizenship has been an official part of American policy since the end of the nineteenth century. This book sheds light on the current state practice by looking at its transformation in the ... More

Run For the BorderVice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Run for the Border offers a framework for a truly comprehensive border policy informed by the history of the last 150 yearsof border crossings in both directions. Although Congress has debated ... More

Tierra Y LibertadLand, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Tierra Y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing

Steven W. Bender

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814791257
eISBN:
9780814739136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791257.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Tierra y Libertad: Land, Liberty, and Latino Housing surveys the terrain, culture, and history of Latino/as and housing. Employing a vital historical perspective, it traces its core theme of how ... More

To Live Freely in This WorldSex Worker Activism in Africa

To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Chi Adanna Mgbako

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Sex worker activists throughout Africa are demanding an end to the criminalization of sex work and the recognition of their human rights to safe working conditions, health and justice services, and ... More

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