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Title The rise and fall of America's concentration camp law : civil liberties debates from the internment to McCarthyism and the radical 1960s / Masumi Izumi.
Imprint Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019.


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Description 1 online resource.
Series Asian American history and culture
Note Based on author's thesis (doctoral - Dōshisha University. Graduate School of American Studies, 2003) issued under title: Japanese American internment and the Emergency Detention Act (Title II of the Internal Security Act of 1950), 1941-1971 : balancing internal security and civil liberties in the United States.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject United States Emergency Detention Act of 1950.
Internal security -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political crimes and offenses -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Detention of persons -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
United States.
Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945) fast (OCoLC)fst01801850
Genre History.
Contents Introduction : yhe Emergency Detention Act : a "concentration camp law" -- Alienable citizenship : race, loyalty and the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans -- Legalizing preventive detention : passage of the Emergency Detention Act of 1950 -- The shifting ground of civil liberties : McCarthyism, the FBI and the Supreme Court in the age of concentration camps -- Quiet Americans no more : expansion of political dissent and the grassroots campaign to repeal Title II -- Recommitting to civil liberties : the legislative process of Title II repeal -- Conclusion : a new age of concentration camps?
Other Title Revision of: Izumi, Masumi, 1966- Nikkei Amerikajin kyōsei shūyō to kinkyū kōkinhō. Tōkyō : Akashi Shoten, 2009. 9784750329338.
Print version: Izumi, Masumi, 1966- author. Rise and fall of America's concentration camp law Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2019 9781439917244