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But in Thind's case--unlike Ozawa's--the lawyers for the United States set the boundaries of "whiteness" according to perceptions of assimilability rather than strictly racial categories, using the legacy of missionary discourse to portray Hindus as an utterly alien and therefore unassimilable race.
unconscious assimilability of new technologies into everyday existence.
Consider, for example, the factor of assimilability.
The spectre of eugenics buttressed calls for a test to determine not only the potential assimilability of applicants, but possibly their mental and moral capacity, as well.
Whatever the assimilability of "Parker's Back" to Irigaray's antiocular feminism, O'Connor would not, of course, wish to see her work interpreted through such a resolutely secular lens.
This remains the preferred option, allowing Australia to decide who to take on the grounds of health, employability, assimilability and need.
I might even speculate that it was the strong liturgical association of wine as blood that contributed to a widespread preference for red wine (besides its assimilability to notions of health, i.
The heightened assimilability of chromium picolinate proved to have a powerful effect on improving the function of insulin, an important hormone.
103) Critics Of those who rejected the assimilability of the Kenyan Asians argued that this was unreasonable on the grounds that many Kenyan Asians were fluent in English, educated middle-class professionals, and had ties to Britain already: indeed, the only difference between a Kenyan Asian investment banker and a white accountant from Southwark was colour.
This process was part and parcel of a project that sought to demonstrate "the assimilability of the Irish, the Italian, and the Jew by explicit contrast to the Negro.
This quality of assimilability distinguishes the two women, who superficially share divine-like status and the impulses toward prophecy and martyrdom.
Jennifer Snow tells the remarkable legal tale of Bhagat Singh Thind, a Sikh who in 1920 sued for citizenship under the claim that he was scientifically classified as a Caucasian and was, therefore white, only to be met with a unanimous Supreme Court decision that ruled against him on the grounds that whiteness was equivalent to assimilability, and that, therefore, a "Hindoo" (never mind that he was a Sikh) was not in anyone's actual working definition of whiteness.
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