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Introduction

Jill Quadagno

in One Nation, Uninsured: Why the U.S. Has No National Health Insurance

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195160390
eISBN:
9780199944026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195160390.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter discusses the basic right to health care, which is recognized in international law and guaranteed by the constitutions of many nations, but notes that there are still a ... More


Pre-Occupied Spaces: Remapping Italy's Transnational Migrations and Colonial Legacies

Teresa Fiore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780823274321
eISBN:
9780823274376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274321.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

By highlighting Italy’s long history of emigration to all continents in the world, as well as its lesser known colonial experiences, Fiore’s book poses Italy as a unique laboratory to rethink ... More


Race and Ethnicity in America

John Iceland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity in America examines patterns and trends in racial and ethnic inequality in the United States. Drawing upon information collected in surveys such as the decennial census and the ... More


Epilogue The Turn of the Twenty-First Century: A National Ideological Shift?

Christina A. Sue

in Land of the Cosmic Race: Race Mixture, Racism, and Blackness in Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199925483
eISBN:
9780199332922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199925483.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The epilogue provides an overview of the state of the national ideology at the turn of the twenty-first century based on an analysis of recent happenings and the position taken by Mexican government ... More


Challenging the myth that ‘Britain takes too many immigrants’

Nissa Finney and Ludi Simpson

in 'Sleepwalking to segregation'?: Challenging myths about race and migration

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420084
eISBN:
9781447303367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420084.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter addresses concerns about immigration causing population growth by asking whether Britain takes more than its fair share of immigrants and whether these immigrants are economically ... More


Asian International Students at U.S. Universities in the Post-2008 Collapse Era

Cynthia Wu

in Flashpoints for Asian American Studies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823278602
eISBN:
9780823280629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823278602.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 12 addresses the ways in which Asian American Studies’ overriding insistence on recovering a useable resistant past via the aforementioned rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s has made it ... More


The Dual Logics of International Education in the Global University: The Case of Middle East Studies at New York University

Jonathan Z. Friedman and Cynthia Miller-Idriss

in Middle East Studies for the New Milleniu: Infrastructures of Knowledge

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781479827787
eISBN:
9781479850662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479827787.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter analyzes the position of the “area studies center” as a major institutional form in the context of a US university that seeks to transform itself into a global institution. It looks at ... More


Eugenics in the Public’s Eye

Michael Yudell and J. Craig Venter

in Race Unmasked: Biology and Race in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168748
eISBN:
9780231537995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168748.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter details the events of the Second International Congress of Eugenics held at the American Museum of Natural History. To Henry Fairfield Osborn, museum director and paleontologist, ... More


International Comparisons and Policy Debates

John Iceland

in Race and Ethnicity in America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286900
eISBN:
9780520961975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286900.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses how different countries view race and ethnicity, including different approaches to conceptualizing and measuring racial and ethnic groups. It then examines racial and ethnic ... More


Enumerating Nations

Mara Loveman

in National Colors: Racial Classification and the State in Latin America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199337354
eISBN:
9780199379491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199337354.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 3 brings into focus how international developments in the emergent scientific field of statistics shaped both the form and content of Latin America’s early national censuses. Independent ... More


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