“In addition to chronicling the rise and extent of an anti-immigration social movement, Doty offers normative arguments about the consequences of denying basic human rights to immigrants to the US.” —Choice
“Doty examines, with a broad empirical understanding, the phenomenon of border vigilantism along the U.S.–Mexico border. An original and long-awaited contribution to the literature of the field.” —Tony Payan, author of Cops, Soldiers, and Diplomats: Explaining Agency Behavior in the War on Drugs
About the Author
Roxanne Lynn Doty is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at Arizona State University. She is the author of two other books, Imperial Encounters: The Politics of Representation in North-South Relations, and Anti-Immigrantism in Western Democracies: Statecraft, Desire and the Politics of Exclusion.