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A Union by Law

Filipino American Labor Activists, Rights Radicalism, and Racial Capitalism

Michael W. McCann with George I. Lovell

A Union by Law

Michael W. McCann with George I. Lovell

512 pages | 24 halftones | 6 x 9 | © 2020
Paper $35.00 ISBN: 9780226679907 Will Publish March 2020
Cloth $105.00 ISBN: 9780226679877 Will Publish March 2020
E-book $35.00 ISBN: 9780226680071 Will Publish March 2020
Contents
List of Abbreviations
Notes on Terminology

Introduction

Part I American Capitalist Expansion, Colonialism, and Empire
Prologue to Part I: The American Colonial Project in the Philippines

1 Filipino Migration to the Metropole: Racism, Resistance, and Rights
2 A Cannery Workers’ Union by Law: The Formative Years
3 Rights Radicalism amid “Restrictive” Law: The War Years

Part II Challenging Empire: Transpacific Rights Radicalism
Prologue to Part II: The Cold War Era: Global Empire, the Rise of Marcos, and Civil Rights

4 LELO, ACWA, and the Politics of Radical Rights Mobilization
5 The Trials of Tragedy: Turning Anguish into Anger
6 Wards Cove v. Atonio: The Execution of “Good” Civil Rights Law

Conclusion: Theorizing Law and Legal Mobilization in Racial Capitalist Empire

Appendix: Official Legal Texts
Notes
References
Index
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