April 22, 2013
Danny Wilcox Frazier, Redux
The first time Harel Shapira set foot inside a Minuteman camp, a member of the often-disparaged group threw him out.
Then a doctoral student in sociology at Columbia University, Shapira persisted. The result is Waiting for José: The Minutemen's Pursuit of America (Princeton University Press), a study of the self-appointed policers of American borders.
Shapira, now a postdoctoral fellow at New York University's Institute for Public Knowledge, takes the