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Brown ThreatIdentification in the Security State$
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Kumarini Silva

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781517900021

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: May 2017

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.001.0001

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Un-American

Un-American

Surviving through Patriotic Performances

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(p.53) 2 Un-American
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Brown Threat
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Kumarini Silva

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9781517900021.003.0003

Following 9/11, one of the most contested and complicated terms was the concept of home, both as a constructed nation state and an excessively romanticized belonging converged under both governmental and social spheres. In the second chapter, this concept of belonging is focused on by how the state and its citizens produce and act on this notion of belonging. The popular and visual culture translation of this state- mandated “homeland” facilitated the recategorization of all of America— ostensibly united and strengthened— into two populations: those who belonged and those who did not.

Keywords:   Race, Racialization, Racialized body, Ethnicity, Racism, American identity, Identity performance, Media, Social media

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