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dc.contributor.advisorNieto-Gomez, Rodrigo
dc.contributor.authorGarrett, James M.
dc.dateMar-13
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-08T20:41:51Z
dc.date.available2013-05-08T20:41:51Z
dc.date.issued2013-03
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10945/32822
dc.description.abstractBy examining securitization speech acts and the organizational behavior of the agencies tasked with controlling border security and immigration, this thesis will examine the consequences of security discourse on United States policies for the borderlands, the impact of escalating speech acts for the securitization of those key territories, and the limits placed upon political leaders and relevant organizations by institutional forces. Specifically, this thesis will examine the implementation and consequences of guest-worker programs between the United States and Mexico during World War I and World War II. In addition, this thesis will examine how organizational behavior shaped the ability of United States government agencies to implement and enforce border security and labor policy.en_US
dc.description.urihttp://archive.org/details/thesecuritizatio1094532822
dc.publisherMonterey, California. Naval Postgraduate Schoolen_US
dc.titleTHE SECURITIZATION OF MIGRATION: AN ANALYSIS OF UNITED STATES BORDER SECURITY AND MIGRATION POLICY TOWARD MEXICOen_US
dc.contributor.secondreaderLooney, Robert
dc.contributor.departmentNational Security Affairs
dc.subject.authorImmigrationen_US
dc.subject.authorsecurityen_US
dc.subject.authorsecuritizationen_US
dc.subject.authororganizational behavioren_US
dc.subject.authorMexicoen_US
dc.description.serviceLieutenant, United States Navyen_US
etd.thesisdegree.nameMaster Of Arts In Security Studies (Western Hemisphere)en_US
etd.thesisdegree.levelMastersen_US
etd.thesisdegree.disciplineSecurity Studies (Western Hemisphere)en_US
dc.description.distributionstatementApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.


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