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Academic ProfilingLatinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Academic Profiling: Latinos, Asian Americans, and the Achievement Gap

Gilda L. Ochoa

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816687398
eISBN:
9781452948898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687398.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Academic Profiling focuses on the schooling experiences and relationships between the two fastest growing groups in the United States—Asian Americans and Latinas/os. At a time when politicians and ... More

After Civil RightsRacial Realism in the New American Workplace

After Civil Rights: Racial Realism in the New American Workplace

John D. Skrentny

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159966
eISBN:
9781400848492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159966.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

What role should racial difference play in the American workplace? As a nation, we rely on civil rights law to address this question, and the monumental Civil Rights Act of 1964 seemingly answered ... More

Ain't No Trust"How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters"

Ain't No Trust: "How Bosses, Boyfriends, and Bureaucrats Fail Low-Income Mothers and Why It Matters"

Judith Levine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274716
eISBN:
9780520956919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book explores issues of trust and distrust among low-income women in the United States—at work, around childcare, in their relationships, and with caseworkers—and presents richly detailed ... More

American AllegoryLindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

American Allegory: Lindy Hop and the Racial Imagination

Black Hawk Hancock

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226043074
eISBN:
9780226043241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

“Perhaps,” wrote Ralph Ellison more than seventy years ago, “the zoot suit contains profound political meaning; perhaps the symmetrical frenzy of the Lindy-hop conceals clues to great potential ... More

The American Dream in Vietnamese

The American Dream in Vietnamese

Nhi T. Lieu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665693
eISBN:
9781452946436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665693.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Using research on popular culture of the Vietnamese diaspora, this book explores how people displaced by war reconstruct cultural identity in the aftermath of migration. Embracing American democratic ... More

American RoutesRacial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

American Routes: Racial Palimpsests and the Transformation of Race

Angel Adams Parham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190624750
eISBN:
9780190624781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624750.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

American Routes provides a comparative and historical analysis of the migration and integration of white and free black refugees from nineteenth-century St. Domingue/Haiti to Louisiana and follows ... More

AsianfailNarratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Asianfail: Narratives of Disenchantment and the Model Minority

Eleanor Ty

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040887
eISBN:
9780252099380
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040887.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Asianfail examines literary and filmic works by contemporary Asian Americans and Asian Canadians that deal with failure and unhappiness. While the hashtag #Asianfail pokes fun at cultural ... More

Atonement and ForgivenessA New Model for Black Reparations

Atonement and Forgiveness: A New Model for Black Reparations

Roy Brooks

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239418
eISBN:
9780520939738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book reframes one of the most important, controversial, and misunderstood issues of our time in this far-reaching reassessment of the growing debate on black reparation. It shifts the focus of ... More

Becoming YellowA Short History of Racial Thinking

Becoming Yellow: A Short History of Racial Thinking

Michael Keevak

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140315
eISBN:
9781400838608
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140315.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In their earliest encounters with Asia, Europeans almost uniformly characterized the people of China and Japan as white. This was a means of describing their wealth and sophistication, their ... More

Beyond LovingIntimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Amy C. Steinbugler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines interracial intimacy in the beginning of the twenty-first century, an era rife with racial contradictions in which interracial relationships are increasingly seen as ... More

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