Sexual Aliens and the Racialized State: A Queer Reading of the 1952 U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQueer Migrations
Subtitle of host publicationSexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings
EditorsEithne Luibhéid, Lionel Cantú Jr.
Place of PublicationMinneapolis
PublisherUniversity of Minnesota Press
Pages75-91
ISBN (Electronic)9780816696673
ISBN (Print)9780816644650, 9780816644667
StatePublished - 2005

Keywords

  • naturalization
  • homosexuality
  • adultery
  • citizenship
  • natural law
  • immigration
  • racism
  • countries
  • legislation
  • cold wars

Cite this

Somerville, S. B. (2005). Sexual Aliens and the Racialized State: A Queer Reading of the 1952 U.S. Immigration and Nationality Act. In E. Luibhéid, & L. Cantú Jr. (Eds.), Queer Migrations: Sexuality, U.S. Citizenship, and Border Crossings (pp. 75-91). University of Minnesota Press.