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Passive Resistance and Class in Lesbian Self-Making: Alev’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Alev is a lesbian and self-identified feminist in her early twenties. She employs what she calls "passive resistance" in her self-making vis-à-vis her family, who view homosexuality as an ... More


Epilogue

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter details the differences between the marginalized women at Alpha and the homeless men and women who are, for all intents and purposes, invisible to the state. It explains that the ... More


Resistance and Spirituality

Angela McMillan Howell

in Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines spirituality and the oppositional style of resistance among black youth studying at Jay Ellis School in Hamilton, Alabama. It describes resistance in Hamilton in relation to ... More


Conclusion

Angela McMillan Howell

in Raised Up Down Yonder: Growing Up Black in Rural Alabama

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617038815
eISBN:
9781621039761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617038815.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book has shown that the marginalization of black youth in Hamilton, Alabama, is not only about race and racism, but is also part of an objectification of rural places and people; that without ... More


The Media Spectacle of Racial Disaster

Lynn Mie Itagaki

in Civil Racism: The 1992 Los Angeles Rebellion and the Crisis of Racial Burnout

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816699209
eISBN:
9781452954257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816699209.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the specific role the media plays in constructing race and determining the parameters of “civil” racial discourse. Contesting the racist practices of racial civility, Yamashita ... More


Lost Chapters and Invisible Wars: Hip-Hop and Cambodian American Critique

Cathy J. Schlund-Vials

in War, Genocide, and Justice: Cambodian American Memory Work

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670963
eISBN:
9781452946924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670963.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on Khmer American rapper Prach Ly, who was identified by both AsiaWeek and Newsweek as Cambodia’s “first MC.” As a practice and a movement born out of civil rights and people of ... More


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