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The Resource The invention of the passport : surveillance, citizenship and the state, John C. Torpey, Graduate Center, City University of New York

The invention of the passport : surveillance, citizenship and the state, John C. Torpey, Graduate Center, City University of New York

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The invention of the passport : surveillance, citizenship and the state
Title
The invention of the passport
Title remainder
surveillance, citizenship and the state
Statement of responsibility
John C. Torpey, Graduate Center, City University of New York
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In an obscure paragraph of a package of immigration reforms adopted in 1996, the United States government committed itself to developing "an automated system to track the entry and exit of all non-citizens, thus providing a way of identifying immigrants who stay longer than their visas allow." At the time that the legislation was supposed to be put into effect, however, some in the government came to regard this measure as likely to cause undue complications for millions of border- crossers, and the implementation of the law was postponed for two and a half years"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Torpey, John
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in law and society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Passports
  • Freedom of movement
  • Passports
  • Freedom of movement
  • Freedom of movement
  • Passports
  • Europe, Western
  • United States
Label
The invention of the passport : surveillance, citizenship and the state, John C. Torpey, Graduate Center, City University of New York
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published 2000" -- title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xix, 255 pages
Isbn
9781108462945
Lccn
2018017263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1033578372
Label
The invention of the passport : surveillance, citizenship and the state, John C. Torpey, Graduate Center, City University of New York
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published 2000" -- title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-246) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xix, 255 pages
Isbn
9781108462945
Lccn
2018017263
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)1033578372

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