The wretched condition of many Irish immigrants and their social problems, even more so their Catholicism, triggered and fed American nativist
Britain's race-relations problems, as sketched by Kundnani, have remarkable similarities with its American counterparts: originating in imperial anxieties (London headed East; Washington went West), rooted in the inequalities of a global "free market," and interwoven with nativist
anxieties about security, economic well-being and national identity.
McBrien, he should spend some time with Catholic communities on the border and he should read up on nativist
attacks against his fellow Irish back in the last century.
Undeterred either by the racial and gender dictates of southern slave society or the nativist
anti-Catholicism directed toward them, the Oblate Sisters worked in concert with the black Baltimore Catholic community, often with little assistance from diocesan authorities, and sometimes despite the authorities' racially motivated opposition.
Rajeswari Sunder Rajah explores how certain authors invent characters that add texture to the tension between upholding traditional nativist
values that silence women and the embracing of Western-identified gender and sexual identities.
parties have never gotten far in America, either, at least not in the way of Austria's Freedom Party or Belgium's Vlaams Bloc.
Party "know nothings" roused rabbles in the 19th century.
Also, WalMart is now an international organization and they probably fear any form of nativist
expression, no matter how well meaning such conversation may be, because for them perhaps the borders are already erased.
In California in the late 19th century, the nativist
Workingmen's Party took aim at Chinese immigrants and attempted to limit their employment.
By 1857, however, he had grown tired of American nativist
bigotry against Irish Catholics and had moved to Montreal at the invitation of the St.
In prose that is too often turgid, Samuel goes on to explain that whereas in the first war, bond drives centered on lining everybody up behind the dominant white idea, during the second war the bond sellers reflected the fact that the country had changed and so the selling was less nativist
and more inclusive of the population, most notably of black Americans.
Thus, both the Blacks and the Irish of the Fifth Ward found themselves to be large minorities outnumbered by the larger nativist
population of the ward (Warner 139).