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Call # KF4800 .C58 2003
Author Cole, David, 1958-
Title Enemy aliens : double standards and constitutional freedoms in the war on terrorism / David Cole
Imprint New York : New Press : Distributed by W.W. Norton & Co., 2003
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Descript. xiii, 315 p. ; 22 cm
Summary/Abstract "In Enemy Aliens, David Cole argues that in balancing liberty and security we have consistently relied on a double standard, imposing measures on foreigners that we would not tolerate if they were applied more broadly to us all. Cole warns that while such a double standard is politically easy (the 20 million non-citizens living in the United States can't vote), it is constitutionally suspect, counterproductive as a security matter, and ultimately illusory, because history shows that acceptance of such treatment for outsiders paves the way for similar measures against American citizens."--BOOK JACKET
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-293) and index
Subject Aliens -- United States
Subversive activities -- United States
National security -- Law and legislation -- United States
Terrorism -- United States -- Prevention
OCLC # 52001716
Table of Contents
Pt. 1Responding to 9/11 
1Their Liberty, Our Security: An Overview17
2The Disappeared22
3Ethnic Profiling47
4Patriots and Enemies: Redefining Terrorism57
5Targeting Citizens72
Pt. 2History Lessons 
6Crossing the Citizen-Noncitizen Divide: An Overview85
7Enemy Aliens and Enemy Races88
8Alien Radicals and Radical Citizens: From Anarchism to Sedition105
9"The Course of Least Resistance": J. Edgar Hoover's First Job and the Palmer Raids of 1919-20116
10The Second Red Scare: Targeting Radical Citizens129
11Extending the Boundaries: From Martin Luther King, Jr., to Watergate154
12From Communication to Terrorism: Lessons of a Young Lawyer159
Pt. 3Security 
13Legitimacy and Double Standards183
Pt. 4The Right Thing to Do 
14The Bill of Rigths as Human Rights211
 Conclusion: Breaking the Cycle228