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The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

J. Oliver

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The United States is rapidly changing from a country monochromatically divided between black and white into a multiethnic society. This book helps us to understand America's racial future by ... More


This Generation’s Radio: Music Formats in the Early 2000s

Eric Weisbard

in Top 40 Democracy: The Rival Mainstreams of American Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226896168
eISBN:
9780226194370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226194370.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Popular

The first decade of the 2000s saw record sales plummet as the Internet threatened to rewrite every rule of the music industry. But a closer look at the ten years just past shows patterns created by ... More


Hero or Mascot? Fantasies of Identification

Erin C. Tarver

in The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Many have argued that the racial integration of sports is indicative of racial progress, since white fans now cheer for players of color. This chapter argues that although such fans may root for and ... More


Latino/a and Latin America: A succinct note on the reciprocal intellectual and political effects between the term Latino/a in the United States and the very idea of Latin America

Mauricio Tenorio-Trillo

in Latin America: The Allure and Power of an Idea

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226443065
eISBN:
9780226443232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226443232.003.0005
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 4 examines the reciprocal intellectual and political effects between “Latino/a” in the U.S. and the very idea of “Latin America,” a historical interaction that has been naturalized as age-old ... More


Introduction: Place and the Future of American Race Relations

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

New waves of immigration from Asia and Latin America are transforming the United States from a country that is monochromatically divided between blacks and whites into a multiethnic society composed ... More


Why Place Is So Important for Race

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

In 2008, Barack Obama was elected president of the United States. An African American's victory in the 2008 presidential election was a historic occasion and seemed to usher in a new era of race ... More


Racial Attitudes among Whites, Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

America's increasing racial diversity is coupled with the growing complexity of its residents' racial attitudes. While racial and ethnic identity in the country has always been a fluid and contested ... More


Neighborhood- and Metropolitan-Level Differences in Racial Attitudes

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

With respect to race and segregation in the United States, there are two incontrovertible facts. First, the country's different racial groups—whites, Asian Americans, African Americans, and ... More


Geographic Geographic Self-Sorting and Racial Attitudes

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Racial attitudes vary across different social environments, with racial diversity at the metropolitan level often causing racial tension. In particular, whites, African Americans, and Latinos ... More


Interracial Civic and Social Contact in Multiethnic America

in The Paradoxes of Integration: Race, Neighborhood, and Civic Life in Multiethnic America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226626628
eISBN:
9780226626642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626642.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

One plausible explanation for the tendency of people who live in integrated neighborhoods to be less racially averse is provided by Gordon Allport's hypotheses about racial contact. People residing ... More


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