Genderacing immigrant subjects: ‘anchor babies’ and the politics of birthright citizenship

@article{Kim2018GenderacingIS,
  title={Genderacing immigrant subjects: ‘anchor babies’ and the politics of birthright citizenship},
  author={J. Kim and E. Sag{\'a}s and K. Cespedes},
  journal={Social Identities},
  year={2018},
  volume={24},
  pages={312 - 326}
}
ABSTRACT Birthright citizenship is often a subject of important national debates on immigration. From a historical perspective, the influx of Mexican and Chinese immigrants to the United Stated has elicited politically charged efforts to deny the right of US citizenship to their children. Based on a review of popular discursive frames concerning the politics of birthright citizenship, this essay identifies and critiques the arguments from both ends of the political spectrum. We conclude that… Expand
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