Will to love, will to fear: the emotional politics of illegality and citizenship in the campaign against birthright citizenship in the US

@article{Franz2015WillTL,
  title={Will to love, will to fear: the emotional politics of illegality and citizenship in the campaign against birthright citizenship in the US},
  author={Margaret Franz},
  journal={Social Identities},
  year={2015},
  volume={21},
  pages={184 - 198}
}
Anti-immigration activists argue that the broad inclusivity of the birthright citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment is a national security concern that enables criminalized migrant mothers to give birth to citizens who can later harm the US through violence and resource consumption. Seeing this argument as representative of the problem of inclusivity inherent to citizenship in a liberal democracy, this essay asks how the children of undocumented and temporary migrants are constructed as what… Expand
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