Belonging to America: Equal Citizenship and the Constitution
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BeschreibungWinner of two prizes in 1990, this book shows how American law has both reflected and defined what it means to be American. The author looks at the ideal of equal citizenship and how it developed and also at the psychological impact of discrimination on those who have been its victims.
InhaltsverzeichnisEquality, law, and belonging - an introduction; brown and belonging; equality and inclusion - themes in American Civic culture; slavery and citizenship; citizenship, race, and culture; nativism and paths to belonging; sex and separation; citizenship, race, and marginality; responsibility and remedy; citizenship and nationhood; generations of inclusion; the courts and the national community.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: YALE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1991
Seitenanzahl: 340 Seiten