Cruelty as Citizenship

By Cristina Beltrán


Why are immigrants from Mexico and Latin America such an affectively charged population for political conservatives? More than a decade before the election of Donald Trump, vitriolic and dehumanizing rhetoric against migrants was already part of the national conversation. Situating the contemporary debate on immigration within America’s history of …


Published date: August 31, 2020
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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I have lots more but since this thread has taken off I do want to give some shine to two new-ish small books I read recently and loved: Harriet Washington’s Carte Blanche: The Erosion of Medical Consent (whew) and Cristina Beltran’s Cruelty as Citizenship.