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Author Shah, Nayan, 1966-
Title Stranger intimacy [electronic resource] : contesting race, sexuality, and the law in the North American West / Nayan Shah.
Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2011.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description xiv, 347 p. : ill., maps.
Series American crossroads ; 31.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Migration, capitalism, and stranger intimacy -- Passion, violence, and asserting honor -- Policing strangers and borderlands -- Rural dependency and intimate tensions -- Intimacy, law, and legitimacy -- Legal borderlands of age and gender -- Intimate ties and state legitimacy -- Membership and nation-states -- Regulating intimacy and immigration -- Strangers to citizenship -- Conclusion: estrangement or belonging? -- Notes -- Select bibliography -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Foreign workers -- North America.
Migrant labor -- North America.
Sex and law -- North America.
Citizenship -- Social aspects -- North America.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780520270855 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520270879 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520950405 (e-book)
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