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Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Signithia Fordham

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Downed by Friendly Fire examines the ubiquity of violence and the need to rehabilitate its prevailing physical classification, especially as it relates to gender. The book seeks to change the meaning ... More


Disability, Deleuze and Sex

Daniel Goodley and Rebecca Lawthom

in Deleuze and Sex

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748642618
eISBN:
9780748671755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642618.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter shows how experiences of disability, exactly by failing to conform to ideas of ‘normal’ sexual behaviour, work to problematise the social and familial construction of sexuality. In this ... More


Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence

Amy Shuman

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Amy Shuman starts us off with chapter 1, “Disability, Narrative Normativity, and the Stigmatized Vernacular of Communicative (in)Competence,” which builds on her previous work with Diane E. Goldstein ... More


Exploring Esoteric and Exoteric Definitions of Disability: Inclusion, Segregation, and Kinship in a Special Olympics Group

Olivia Caldeira

in Diagnosing Folklore: Perspectives on Disability, Health, and Trauma

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496804259
eISBN:
9781496804297
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496804259.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Mythology and Folklore

Folklorist William Hugh Jansen’s (1959) classic work on esoteric and exoteric folklore has frequently been used to understand how groups identify themselves and others, but this classification ... More


“If We Build It, Will They Come?” Iberian Studies as a Field of Dreams

Luisa Elena Delgado

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter analyzes the intellectual and pedagogic consequences of the disciplinary turn from “Spanish/Peninsular Studies” to “Iberian Studies”. Those consequences cannot be fully understood ... More


“Normalcy” and the Tale of Two Elections

James K. Libbey

in Alben Barkley: A Life in Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167138
eISBN:
9780813167831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167138.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Barkley attended the 1920 Democratic national convention and became acquainted with and campaigned for the party’s vice presidential candidate, Franklin D. Roosevelt. Warren G. Harding and the GOP ... More


Violence—by Another Name?

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The Introduction recounts the experiences of the author in the study of racialized female-specific bullying, competition, and aggression in Black and White girls at the Underground Railroad High ... More


Frenemies and Friendly Fire at Underground Railroad High

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The first chapter presents the theoretical framework of this book by foregrounding structural violence, highlighting the nexus between culturally approved hegemonic female- specific power and the ... More


Last Stop on the Underground Railroad, First Stop of Refried Segregation: Setting and Methodology

Signithia Fordham

in Downed By Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816689668
eISBN:
9781452955216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689668.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

The second chapter provides a historical and contemporary overview of the internal structure of the school and the larger community in which it is embedded. It chronicles how today’s inequality in ... More


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