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The Individual and the “General Situation”: Defining the Race Problem at the University of Chicago’s Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Three examines the University of Chicago’s Committee on Education, Training, and Research in Race Relations (CETRRR), which sociologist Louis Wirth established in 1947 to produce and ... More


The Mature Individual or the Mature Society: Social Theory, Social Action, and the Race Problem at Fisk University’s Race Relations Institutes

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

Chapter Four looks closely at arguments about the significance of prejudice to the race problem in a center of African American intellectual life that aimed explicitly to use social science to inform ... More


“Data and Not Trouble”: The Rockefeller Foundation and the Social Science of Race Relations

Leah N. Gordon

in From Power to Prejudice: The Rise of Racial Individualism in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226238449
eISBN:
9780226238586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226238586.003.0003
Subject:
History, Historiography

A case study of the Rockefeller Foundation’s evolving approach to research and reform on the race issue, the second chapter reveals the crucial role postwar philanthropists played in encouraging ... More


Sociology of Race and W. E. B. DuBois: The Path Not Taken

Aldon D. Morris

in Sociology in America: A History

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226090948
eISBN:
9780226090962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226090962.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter argues that a superior sociology of race relations containing a great deal more analytic accuracy and predictive power could have been developed if DuBois's conceptualizations of race ... More


Choosing the Action of Talk

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Communities across the United States appear to turn to intergroup dialogues on race out of a need to pursue social justice as well as, if not more than, out of a desire to foster individual ... More


Midnight Basketball: Race, Sports, and Neoliberal Social Policy

Douglas Hartmann

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226374840
eISBN:
9780226375038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226375038.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This book is about the late night basketball leagues organized in dozens of American cities in the late 1980s and early 1990s for purposes of social intervention, risk prevention, and crime reduction ... More


Chicago and the Science of Race Relations

in Robert Clifton Weaver and the American City: The Life and Times of an Urban Reformer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226684482
eISBN:
9780226684505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226684505.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The trials of the war years, the constant pressure of being caught between intransigent bosses and, in Weaver's view, unrealistic activists, took their toll prompting his resignation from the War ... More


Race, Dialogue, and the Practice of Community Life

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Since the early 1990s, more than 400 cities across the United States, and many cities throughout the world, have implemented programs such as intergroup dialogues in which diverse groups of ... More


Beyond Romance and Demons

in Talking about Race: Community Dialogues and the Politics of Difference

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226869063
eISBN:
9780226869087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226869087.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The love of deliberative democracy runs deep in the United States. The myth of the Lincoln-Douglas debates expresses nostalgia for a time of vigorous civic involvement that never actually occurred, ... 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


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