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Ethnic Studies 1B: Final Exam Essay Prompts DUE DATE: MONDAY, March 15th at WLH 2001 between 8:00-11:00am. NO late assignments will be accepted. Format: Essay should be between 5-6 pages, 12 pt. Times New Roman font, double-spaced, L-R margins 1.25”, top-bottom margins 1.” Instructions: Drawing upon comprehensive course materials, please select and respond to ONE of the following three essay prompts: 1) “…citizenship is a violent mechanism through which the state creates legitimate and illegitimate members of the national body.” Das Gupta, 258. Explain this quote in reference to the relationship between race and citizenship in US history, including constructions of illegality, alien citizenship, and devalued immigrant labor (i.e. “criminal aliens,” Chinese labor in the transcontinental railroad, Japanese internment during WWII, immigrant women’s labor in domestic work and the garment industry, among many others). Reflecting on concepts of “place-taking” and “space-making” politics in
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2011 for the course ETHN 1B ETHN 1B taught by Professor V during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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